EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL

Council will hold an Extraordinary Meeting  in the Council Chambers, 39 Brolga Place, Coleambally on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, commencing 10.00am.

This meeting is open to all members of the public.

Welcome to Murrumbidgee Council

Murrumbidgee Council is made up of several rural towns, these towns are Darlington Point, Coleambally and Jerilderie. The historic town of Darlington Point is located 30 kilometres south of Griffith. Its position on the Murrumbidgee River offers fishing, canoeing, bush walking and abundant bird and animal life. Enjoy a game of golf, bowls or tennis in town.

The town of Coleambally was established in a State Pine Forest in 1968. It was created to service the Coleambally Irrigation Area, a major rice and cereal growing area. The area is home to an extensive array of flora and fauna including the threatened species, the Superb Parrot and the Southern Bell Frog. View the Bucyrus Erie Dragline excavator on display at the entrance to town. Still in working order, it is turned on at the Riverina Machinery Club Vintage Rally held every second year.

Jerilderie is known in history as the only place in New South Wales to be visited by the Ned Kelly Gang, and is the origin of Ned’s Jerilderie Letter. Established in 1859, Jerilderie is nestled on the banks of Australia’s longest creek, the Billabong Creek, and is located on the Newell Highway, approximately 325km North of Melbourne.

MEDIA RELEASES

Please find current media releases below:

Real Men Wear Pink

Men at Murrumbidgee Council weren’t afraid to get in touch with their feminine sides last week, donning pink in support of a good cause.

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Age no Barrier to Beautiful Art

When it comes to creating beautiful artwork, age is no barrier.

This is especially true for a talented group known as the Murrumbidg...

Round Two Community Grants

The good news keeps coming for community groups in the Murrumbidgee Council area, with a second round of grant recipients announced.

The ...

Council Plans for the Future

Murrumbidgee Council has outlined what they plan to deliver for the community over the next four years.

Council’s Operational Plan fo...

Residents keep their voice

Residents in the Murrumbidgee Council area will continue to have a voice on important matters affecting them in the lead up to the September C...

Closure of Common Area

Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that construction of Area 4 Stage of Darlington Point Levee Bank will commence o...

Water Quality Update: Darlington Point

Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that continuous best practice approach is being undertaken to deliver safe drinking...

New Signs and Uniforms Unveiled

Murrumbidgee Council has proudly unveiled its new uniforms and branch office signs.

The uniforms, complete with Council’s bright new ...

NSW Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey

Following the merger of Murrumbidgee and Jerilderie Shires, the Department of Premier and Cabinet coordinated a Community Satisfaction Survey with ...