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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!


Fit for the Future Reform Program - A Modern System of Local Government

To have a strong future, we need strong councils providing the


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.



What's On

What's On @ Echuca Library - February to April 2015
Event date : 02/02/2015 - 01/05/2015
Old Telegraph Station 2015 OPEN DAY
Event date : 26/04/2015 - 30/11/-0001
The Long Paddock Cattle Drive
Event date : 01/05/2015 - 30/11/-0001
Regular Events @ Echuca Library
Event date : 02/05/2015 - 03/02/2016

Featured Programs

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.