Media releases

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Murray River Council has this month adopted its Strategic Planning Review Local Profile. The Local Profile is the first stage of a planning scheme review of both the former Murray…

In a significant step towards ensuring probity of Council’s financial affairs and risk management processes, Murray River Council has approved the internal audit plan for 2018/19. An internal audit plan…

Murray River Council has adopted its Asset Management Policy and Strategy at the ordinary council meeting held on Tuesday. The strategy identifies assets that are critical to Council’s operations and…

The NSW Men’s and Women’s Senior Amateur Championships are bound for the Murray River in 2019 with Murray Downs Golf & Country Club and Rich River Golf Club set to…

The Bridge Art Project precinct, combined with a redesign of Meninya St, is the focus of an extensive consultation process which has just commenced, with the aim of producing a…

Murray River Council have approved the proposed permanent road closures of Wendouree Lane, Nap Nap Road and Tala Road to facilitate the objectives of the Nimmie-Caira System Enhanced Environmental Water…

Murray River Council have introduced an Economic Development Assistance Policy which sets the guidelines for considering requests for economic development assistance submitted to Council. Mayor Cr Chris Bilkey said the…

Murray River Council has the issue of public libraries funding firmly in its sight, resolving to endorse the funding advocacy initiative “Renew our Libraries”. Led by the NSW Public Libraries…

Murray River Council has awarded $10,500 in heritage funding to help with the maintenance and upkeep of local heritage properties. Two applications were received under Council’s Local Heritage Fund program…

Murray River Council have adopted its Green Waste Subsidy Policy to assist in alleviating the costs associated with the introduction of the green-lid bins in Moama and Mathoura. The new…

Murray River Council has awarded $38,693.52 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…

Stage 1 of the Moama Bridge Arts and Meninya Street Masterplan has commenced, with public input now invited to further inform its development. Murray River Council have been working closely…

Stage two of the Riverside Park playground upgrade will soon commence, with the remaining section of equipment now scheduled for removal. The works form part of Murray River Council’s 2018/19…

Another of Murray River Council’s major infrastructure projects was recently completed, with the Picnic Point Reserve upgrades welcomed by an influx of tourists on Melbourne Cup weekend. The Picnic Point…

Murray River Council has announced the appointment of Scott Barber into the role of Director Engineering. Mr Barber comes to Council with significant qualifications and experience in engineering and management…

Murray River Council have resolved to commence the process of seeking funds to develop a public arts strategy in response to the growing popularity of public arts projects. Murray River…

Murray River Council is looking to extend the scope of the Bridge Art and Meninya Street Masterplan Project to include the Kerrabee Soundshell, Moama Beach Foreshore and the existing Echuca…

Murray River Council have given an in-principal endorsement of the Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation’s (RAMJO) Draft Statement of Strategic Regional Priorities 2010-202. Matters of water security, transport connectivity, energy…

Murray River Council have resolved to donate $20,000 to support drought stricken farmers in NSW. The donation will form part of a pool of funds managed by the Riverina and…

Murray River Council will soon commence work on a project to help tell the story of the timber industry in Mathoura thanks to funding under the NSW Government’s Heritage Near…