Stronger Communities Fund

Applications are now open for the Murrumbidgee Council 2016 Community Grant Program.

This Program will allocate up to $1million in grants to incorporated not-for-profit community groups, for projects that build more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive local communities.

To be successful for funding, community projects must meet the following criteria:

1.    Deliver social, cultural, economic or environmental benefits to local communities;

2.    Address an identified community priority;

3.    Be well defined with a clear budget;

4.    Demonstrate that any ongoing or recurrent costs of the project can be met by the community group once grant funding has been expended;

5.   The organisation must demonstrate the capacity to manage funds and deliver the project successfully.

The maximum grant allocation available per project nomination is $50,000.

Completed application forms need to be received at Murrumbidgee Council by close of business on Monday 8 August 2016.

General queries and for further assistance, please contact Andrew Crakanthorp, Grants Officer, Murrumbidgee Council, telephone:  02 6960 5500 or email:

Murrumbidgee Council 2016 Community Grant Application

Stronger Communities Funding Guidelines - $10M

Guidelines for the funding of the new Council can also be downloaded below:

New Council Implementation Funding Guidelines


Please find current media releases below:


Recording local history and maintaining fish stocks in the Murrumbidgee are two projects which will receive fundin...


The membership of Council’s Standing, Special, Section 355 and Advisory committees was determined at the first Ordin...


The recently consolidated Murrumbidgee Council has placed on exhibition its 2016/17 budget which details expenditu...

Community Fact Sheet - Murrumbidgee Council

Please follow the link below to read further information about how the new Murrumbidgee Council will be run, who will pay for Murrumbidgee to be established and other details regarding the organisation.

Community Fact Sheet - Murrumbidgee Council


An opportunity not to be missed!

With 7 allotments sold in Stage 2 of the Wunnamurra Estate development, Council is excited and looking forward to construction proceeding early in the new year.

This premium housing estate, just minutes walk from the Jerilderie CBD, integrates beautifully into its surroundings, including the natural beauty of the Billabong Creek and close proximity to Lake Jerilderie. 

Allotments in this substantial residential development were released for sale at 12.00 noon on Monday 14 December 2015.  

The development comprises 33 level, residential allotments, ranging from Billabong Creek views or quiet cul-de-sac blocks to lots adjacent to the rural lifestyle Stage III for future release.   All lots will be fully serviced, including sewerage, drainage, underground power and a dual water supply.  Additional services will include underground electricity connections and sealed, kerbed and guttered streets. Blocks range in size from 900m2 to 1500m2

Don’t miss this opportunity to secure the perfect location to build your dream home and establish yourself and your family in our safe and welcoming community.  Take advantage of the lower cost of living, laid back lifestyle and enjoy quality family time in this unspoiled country location.

Full details of lot prices and sizes can be obtained from Council’s office, telephone 0358861200.

It doesn’t get any better than this!

Subdivision Map