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Murray Shire Council

Welcome to the Murray Shire

The Murray Shire sweeps across an area of 4,328km2, is home to some 7,312 residents and is located in the Southern Riverina, 800km south of Sydney and 205km north of Melbourne. The Shire boasts a wealth of physcial features including majestic sweeping plains, magnificent stands of Redgum forests and is almost totally surrounded by the mighty Murray River and its tributaries.

Murray Shire is a great place to live, work and play!


Six community groups in the Murray Shire benefit from $25,000 Southern Phone grant

Six community groups in the Murray Shire shared in a $25,000


ClubGRANTS OPEN for 2014/2015 Round

Registered clubs make a real difference to the community.


Local Government "Fit for the Future" Reform Process

In October 2014, the NSW Minister of Local Government, The Hon



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Echuca-Moama Bridge Planning Study

The Victorian Minister for Roads and Ports announced in December 2007, that agreement in principle had been reached between the Campaspe and Murray Shires and the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC), to further investigate the Mid - West route for a second Murray River crossing at Echuca-Moama.