Media releases

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Murray River Council have prepared a draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) that delivers a 20-year vision for land use and development across the Council area. Mayor Cr Chris Bilkey…

Murray River Council’s customer service centres in Moama, Barham, Moulamein and Mathoura will close on Friday 27 March 2020 at 4pm until further notice. The closures are in response to…

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Murray River Council will be undertaking various control measures to play its part in containing the virus. This will include encouraging the community to…

New smart filtered water meters will be installed at Mathoura and Moama properties from next week as part of Murray River Council’s water meter replacement program. Contractors Taggle Pty Ltd…

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

Murray River Council resolved to support the Moama Anglican Grammar School Scholarship Program at its ordinary meeting of council this week. Council will provide a contribution of $3,000 through the…

Murray River Council are doing their bit to help make way for updated police facilities in Moama. At its council meeting on Tuesday, Council resolved to commence the process of…

Applications for Round 2 of Murray River Council’s 2019/20 Community Grants Program are now open. The competitive grant round offers individual grants of up to $3,000. Murray River Council Mayor…

The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) is today pleased to officially declare Mathoura as an RV Friendly Town™. By creating a partnership between recreational vehicle (RV) tourists and…

On Sunday 29th March local skaters, BMXers and scooter-riders will have the opportunity to compete for a regional place as part of the Australian Skate Park League series held at…

Murray River Council has welcomed $100,000 worth of funding from the AFL under the Australian Football Facilities Fund that will assist in the development of the Barham Recreation Reserve’s new…

Fishing in Murray River Council will soon be thrust into the spotlight, with Merv Hughes hitting the River Country region in March to film segments of the Merv Hughes Fishing…

Murray River Council is calling for local youth services and community organisations to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for funding towards an event, activity or project to be held…

Murray River Council residents will soon be able to manage their water usage more effectively, with Council resolving to replace outdated water meters with new smart water meter technology. Mayor…

Barham’s Colin Barnes is Murray River Council’s Citizen of the Year as council this week announced its award recipients for 2020. Six individuals and groups have been honoured for their…

Murray River and Campaspe Shire Councils will once again unite for Echuca Moama’s Australia Day celebrations on January 26. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Echuca-Moama, this year’s breakfast event…

Murray River Council has adopted a new Community Engagement Strategy, the first step in the development of new internal processes to better connect with customers. The strategy details how Council…

The Moama Recreation Reserve’s Jack Eddy Oval is now shining brighter following the installation of new lighting. Murray River Council was awarded funding last year under Round 2 of the…

Over the past 12 months, Murray River Council Officers have noticed an increasing trend in dog attacks on stock throughout our Local Government Area, which is leaving our already suffering…

Murray River Council is targeting litter reduction in 2020 and you can be part of the solution. ‘Don’t be a Tosser!’ It’s a simple message, but many people make excuses…