Media releases

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Community members have only 2 weeks left to nominate an individual or group for Murray River Council’s Australia Day Awards. Murray River Council Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said the the…

Murray River Council have resolved to lobby the NSW Government to revise the 100 metre setback requirement for development in rural zones. Council will put forward a motion at the…

Murray River Council have resolved to reduce the annual fee associated with the green-lid bins in Moama and Mathoura. Council will reduce the annual fee from $130 to $85 for…

Murray River Council has thrown its support behind an Australian Production company set to produce a short film in Barham. Council will sponsor the The Act of Storytelling’s film ‘Before…

Murray River Council have resolved to write to the Australian Prime Minister and the NSW Premier to share Council’s concerns about the apathy being shown to general water irrigators at…

Murray River Council have adopted, in principle, the concept design and location of the main pavilion to be constructed at the Moama Recreation Reserve. Council allocated $3.2 million of funding…

Murray River Council will continue under the leadership of Mayor Cr Chris Bilkey and Deputy Mayor Cr Gen Campbell following the Deputy Elections at its Tuesday council meeting. Cr Campbell…

Applications for Murray River Council’s inaugural round of its Community Grants Program are now open. The competitive grant round offers individual grants of up to $3,000. Murray River Council Deputy…

Moama residents and their four-legged companions have reason to celebrate, after Murray River Council received funding to develop a new off-leash area in Moama. Council received $266,125 of funding under…

Tooleybuc and Murray Downs residents will soon have newly constructed walking tracks thanks to funding under round 2 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Murray River Council have…

The Moulamein South Recreation Reserve will receive further upgrades after Murray River Council were awarded $247,310 under Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. The funding will…

Several Murray River Council recreation areas will receive new playgrounds or fitness equipment thanks to $255,470 of funding under the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund Round 2. Both the…

The Barham community can look forward to upgrades at the Noorong St site that currently houses the rest centre, home support services and public toilets thanks to funding from the…

The Moama community can look forward to further upgrades at the Moama Recreation Reserve thanks to funding from Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Murray River…

Murray River Council have welcomed the announcement of funding towards the upgrade of 21.8km of road between Deniliquin and Barham. Council have received $1,555,842 under the Australian Government’s recent round…

Murray River Council have welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement to release environmental water to farmers for irrigation and stock watering. Up to 15,000 megalitres of environmental water will now be…

Murray River Council are calling for the release of environmental water to allow for irrigation of fodder crops in the Riverina. Council resolved to write to the Federal Minister for…

Murray River Council has resolved to submit motions of local significance to the annual NSW Local Government Conference in October, where councils will gather to discuss and debate the future…

Murray River Council is looking to attract highly sought after sporting events by participating in Sports Marketing Australia’s (SMA) Events Placement Program. SMA is an organisation that actively promotes regional…

Murray River Council is considering the introduction of a Green Waste Subsidy Policy to assist in alleviating the costs associated with the introduction of the green-lid bins in Moama and…