Media releases

Our latest media releases can be viewed below.
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Applications are now open for the 2019/20 round of Murray River Council’s Local Heritage Fund. Grant applications are open to individuals and groups wishing to undertake heritage projects that will…

The much-anticipated redevelopment at Tooleybuc’s Mensforth Park is set to commence, with local-based contractor Equipment Solutions Plus appointed by Murray River Council to manage delivery of the major project. Ground…

The Mathoura community is enjoying its newly renovated sports pavilion, with the $500,000 transformation works at the Recreation Reserve now complete. The upgrades include building extensions, installation of commercial kitchen…

Picnic Point is now home to a new heritage walk, preserving the story of the local timber industry and celebrating its history. Murray River Council was awarded $30,000 to deliver…

Nominations for Murray River Council’s 2020 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents and community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to…

Murray River Council has thrown its support behind the Murray Plains Meat Cooperative in an effort to obtain funding for its micro abattoir project at Barham. Council recently assisted the…

Works are set to begin on the refurbishment of Murray River Council’s new administration building at the Moama Recreation Reserve, after Council recommended the contract be awarded to A.V. Builders…

Works are set to begin on the Barham Community Hub development, after Murray River Council recommended the contract be awarded to Membrey Master Builders to undertake construction and delivery of…

Works are set to begin on the development of Moama Recreation Reserve’s new Multipurpose Pavilion, after Murray River Council recommended the contract be awarded to Colin Joss and Co Pty…

Joint media release with Campaspe Shire Council Finalists in this year’s GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards have been announced, with voting now open for the newly introduced People’s Choice…

Motorists are now enjoying the newly restored Merran Creek Bridge on the Moulamein-Swan Hill Road in Dilpurra, with work on the key crossing now complete. The extensive restoration work worth…

Murray River Council has adopted its 2019-20 Operational Plan and Budget along with updated Fees and Charges at its ordinary meeting of council this week. In adopting the plans, Murray…

Murray River Council has adopted its Moama Mid-West Drainage Strategy; a formalised whole-of-catchment plan that will remove many of the current issues associated with ad hoc draining design in Moama’s…

Murray River Council has approved the preliminary plans for the off-leash dog park at the Moama Recreation Reserve, paving the way for the next stage of the project. Council received…

Murray River Council has adopted its CCTV Policy and Code of Practice, following Tuesday’s council meeting. Murray River Council Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said Council required a CCTV policy to…

Murray River Council are reminding residents of the importance of securing loads when travelling to ensure the safety of other road users and to prevent littering. This follows a number…

Works are set to begin on the development of Barham Recreation Reserve’s new Multipurpose Pavilion, after Murray River Council recommended the contract be awarded to OT McLoughlan Constructions to undertake…

Murray River Council’s Community Youth Engagement Volunteers are encouraged to attend a morning tea in Barham on Wednesday 12 June 2019. Murray River Council Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said the…

Murray River Council has this week revealed its new tourism brand, designed to reinforce the area’s status as a major river-based tourism destination. “River Country” will soon be used as…

Following the release of its draft 2019/20 budget, Murray River Council will now be taking the operational plan and budget on tour to give residents the chance to hear first-hand…