Media releases

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Behind the scenes planning for the new Moama Preschool is ticking along, however the project can’t yet kick-off without a successful funding application via the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions…

Murray River Council has set its sights on obtaining funding to seal the final 22km of unsealed road along Perricoota Rd between Moama and Barham. Raised as a Notice of…

Murray River Council is continuing with its efforts to push for a shift in border-region-policy once the State Governments have dealt with the current COVID outbreaks. This follows resolutions at…

Applications for Round 1 of Murray River Council’s 2021/22 Community Grants Program are now open. The competitive grant round offers individual grants of up to $3,000. Murray River Council Mayor…

Murray River Council has released a Priority Weeds Identification Guide for local landholders to help them identify and prevent problem weeds becoming established on properties. The guide has been developed…

Murray River Council continues to receive desperate calls from local business operators who have been hit hard once again due to the most recent border changes made in response to…

Murray River Council has welcomed the NSW COVID-19 Support Package but says it may be a case of ‘too-little-too-late’. The Berejiklian Government announced the package this week which includes grants…

Murray River Council has adopted its 2021-22 Operational Plan and Budget along with updated Fees and Charges at its ordinary meeting of council this week. In adopting the plans, Mayor…

Lodging Development Applications will be a more streamlined process at Murray River Council, with the introduction of the NSW State Government’s e-Planning Portal from July 1. The e-Planning Portal is…

Works along 21.8km of road between Deniliquin and Barham will be completed this month after 2 years of construction to widen the busy stretch of highway. Murray River Council commenced…

Murray River Council has commenced the process of developing a Business Continuity framework; adopting a draft Businesses Continuity Policy at its ordinary meeting this week. The draft Policy sets the…

Murray River Council have adopted the Moulamein Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan which seeks to reduce the impact of any future flooding events in the town. With the Support…

Murray River Council is fed-up with the State Government’s disregard for border communities, as it continues to receive desperate calls from local business operators who have been hit hard due…

Residents from right across Murray River Council can expect to have a Food Organics Garden Organics waste collection service – known as FOGO - from mid-2022, after Council received funding…

Murray River Council has awarded $30,600 in community grants to help support a wide range of community projects. Community groups and not-for-profit organisations were able to apply for up to…

Murray River Council will soon commence stabilisation works of the riverbank near the boardwalk at Riverside Park in Barham. With stability issues being of recent concern, Council is seeking to…

Murray River Council were presented with the quarterly budget review at its ordinary meeting this week, which highlighted a reduction in the overall budget deficit. In positive news for Council…

Murray River Council has adopted its draft 2021/22 Operational Plan and Budget, which includes a $34.522 million capital works program. Council is now calling for public feedback on the draft…

Murray River Council has received $20,000 to target aquatic weeds along a 550km stretch of the Murray River. Funded via NSW Government Local Land Services, the funding will support council…

Murray River Council and the Lions Club of Moama will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise the management of the Moama Lions Community Village. The MoU was…