Media releases

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With the spring weather upon us, locals have welcomed the completion of the Barham Pontoon structure which has connected Riverside Park directly to the Murray River. With the project complete…

Murray River Council have been awarded $576,000 under the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces Program to help transform some of the area’s well-known public spaces into temporary artwork. The…

With Regional Victorian expected to get to the ‘Third Step’ of opening up this week, Murray River Council are now calling on the NSW Government to consider reopening the river…

Murray River Council’s water staff are embracing the new smart meter system which is proving to be a big help in assisting customers to detect leaks and prevent water wastage…

Murray River Council’s Biosecurity Team have recently identified a reinfestation of the Boneseed weed in the Barham area. Boneseed has the ability to aggressively invade native bushland in Australia. Councils’…

Two boating infrastructure projects will now go ahead thanks to funding secured by Murray River Council under Round 3 of the NSW Government’s Boating Now Program. Council were awarded $270,000…

Barham’s micro-abattoir project has now reached another milestone after Murray River Council was awarded $450,000 under the Federal Government’s Murray Darling Basin Economic Development Program. The micro abattoir project will…

There’s welcome news for boaties in Barham, with the gangway for the Pontoon at Riverside Park now in place. Murray River Council mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said the pontoon is…

Murray River Council have finalised the first stage of a laser profile data collection program across its road, footpath and bicycle path network. The program will provide Council with a…

Applications for Round 1 of Murray River Council’s 2020/21 Community Grants Program are now open. The competitive grant round offers individual grants of up to $3,000. Murray River Council Mayor…

The Murray River Council community is being invited to view the consultation results from the recent engagement undertaken to develop a new Community Strategic Plan. The consultation kicked-off in April…

Applications are now open for the 2020/21 round of Murray River Council’s Local Heritage Fund. Grant applications are open to individuals and groups looking to undertake heritage projects that will…

Murray River Council has this week received a report on the healthy status of its major projects schedule. Presented as part of its ordinary meeting agenda on Tuesday, the report…

Murray River Council have adopted a new FOGO (Food Organics Garden Organics) Green Lid Kerbside Bin Subsidy Policy at its ordinary meeting of council this week. The new policy will…

Mayors and CEOs spanning both sides of the Murray River from Corryong to Wentworth are joining forces in an unprecedented show of strength to convince the NSW Government to ease…

Murray River Council businesses are encouraged to register for a series of must-attend online webinars designed to provide advice on how to reinvent in the time of COVID-19 and beyond…

The Barham Recreation Reserve has received a further $87,500 under the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program. This is in addition to the $130,000 recently awarded for upgrades at the…

Murray River Council has been successful in obtaining a grant of $103,500 from the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program towards perimeter fencing at the Moama Recreation Reserve’s Main Oval…

The Wakool Recreation Reserve has received an additional $203,000 under the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program for a range of upgrades works around the oval. This is in addition…

Murray River Council has welcomed $1,861,814 through the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. The funding falls under a $500million roads and infrastructure stimulus package recently announced by…