Media releases

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Five local projects in Murray River Council will receive funding under the NSW Government’s Crown Reserves Improvement Fund. $651,770 has been awarded under the program which supports maintenance and upgrades…

On Sunday 28th February 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…

Champions League Basketball and Murray River Council will be bringing a 3x3 basketball event to Moama in March, giving locals of all ages and abilities a chance to get active…

Barham’s Janet Cincotta is Murray River Council’s Citizen of the Year as council this week announced its award recipients for 2021. Five individuals and groups have been honoured for their…

Murray River Council Mayor, Chris Bilkey is encouraging Victorian border bubble residents to visit the Murray River and its NSW communities, following mass holiday period cancellations after the Victoria-NSW border…

Murray River Council are hitting the new year running with recruitment currently underway to expand its development services team. With high rates of urban growth across the area and population…

Murray River Council has commenced the process of delivering a new Draft Murray River Local Environment Plan (LEP); another major step in planning for growth and development across the area…

Murray River Council adopted its 2019-2020 Annual Report at its ordinary meeting held this week. Local councils in NSW are required to prepare an Annual Report that focusses on Council’s…

Murray River Council is delighted to announce that Terry Dodds, the current Chief Executive Officer of Tenterfield Shire Council has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Following…

Murray River Council is about to embark on an extensive asset assessment project which will deliver a detailed report on the condition of buildings, land and fleet and how they…

Murray River Council residents are set to enjoy a bright and dazzling December, with the launch of council’s pop-up lighting trail. Lighting projections will be temporality installed across the area…

Murray River Council has awarded $31,295 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 has launched its new tourism recovery campaign ‘Reconnect in River Country’ with a new line-up of promotional videos, imagery, signs, social media and marketing collateral. Council’s economic…

Murray River Council have resolved to become a Tier 3 partner of the ONE Basin CRC project, contributing $10,000 per annum. The ONE Basin CRC (cooperative research centre) is an…

Murray River Council has adopted a new Customer Charter for its planning and development services, detailing a commitment to providing efficient and responsive service. Presented at the ordinary council meeting…

Murray River Council have adopted two new draft Asset Management Policies relating to buildings and transport, which will soon be on public exhibition. Council currently owns and manages 312 buildings…

Murray River Council have resolved to waive the entry fee to the Mathoura and Moama pools over the 2020/21 season. This follows the recent appointment of Belgravia Leisure management group…

Murray River Council has resolved to accept the $2,209,000 of total funding awarded to progress Barham’s micro-abattoir project at its ordinary meeting this week. The money has been awarded to…

Murray River Council is another step closer to kick-starting its mobile library service, after awarding a contract for the supply of a mobile library vehicle at its ordinary meeting this…

Murray River Council have agreed to the formation of a Riverside Park Management Committee for Murray Downs to oversee developments at the local nature reserve. This follows the recent finalisation…