Making townships more appealing and welcoming to live in and visit will be key influences in how Murrumbidgee Council spends the latest round of Australian Government Drought funding.
At Murrumbidgee Council, we provide services and support to a community of over 4,000 permanent residents in Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie, as well as a number of surrounding localities.
On 1 July 2010 new right to information legislation came into effect, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (GIPA), repealing and replacing the Freedom of Information Act 1989 (NSW) (FOI Act).
The Health Promotion Team in the Southern NSW and Murrumbidgee Local Health Networks trains and provides support to community volunteers to run Tai Chi for Arthritis and Community Exercise classes on a not-for-profit basis.
When it comes to creating beautiful artwork, age is no barrier.This is especially true for a talented group known as the Murrumbidgee Arts Kinship Enterprise (MAKE).
Serveral aged and disabled services are available within Murrumbidgee Council. For further information or assistance please contact Council.
You'll find all the information on registering your pet here, as well as information if you find injured wildlife.
Murrumbidgee Council has hosted another successful Monash Dinner, with guest speaker and Monash's great grandson, Michael Bennett. Also part of the evening was the announcement of Grace Leeds as the 2019 Bursary recipient.
Community groups can now apply for funding through the Murrumbidgee Council and the Neoen Coleambally Solar Farm Community grants programs.
Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae has announced applications are now open for the 2020 Murrumbidgee Council Foundation Scholarship at Charles Sturt University.
Murrumbidgee Council is proud to support educational development in the community with the annual Student Scholarship program.
Murrumbidgee Council participates in the presentation of Citizenship Awards, with each of its three communities of Jerilderie, Darlington Point and Coleambally to hosting individual Award Ceremonies.
Local Government Elections are held every 4 years with the election of 9 Councillors for Murrumbidgee Council.
The Coleambally Community Bank is a part of Bendigo Bank and is located in Brolga Place, Coleambally. Agencies are also located in the Council offices at Darlington Point and Jerilderie.
Building Control encompasses many aspects of building, from Council requirements to State Government requirements to general information items, as they relate to building work and renovations or the like.
A list of useful contacts for setting up or expanding your business or investing in the Murrumbidgee Council area.
At Murrumbidgee Council growing our region is important to us and closely liaising with business, community and government is an integral part of this. You will find a listing of all the businesses in the Murrumbidgee Council area on this page.
Local businesses in the Murrumbidgee Council area have the opportunity to join together for promotion, networking and development activities as part of the new Murrumbidgee Chamber of Commerce, which will be known as ‘Business Murrumbidgee’.
Murrumbidgee Council is inviting the community to join Councillors for 'Cuppa with a Councillor' as part of the Local Government Week celebrations.
Council operates three cemeteries within the Murrumbidgee Council area.
Browse below to find out what activities and services are available for Children in Murrumbidgee Council. For up to date advice and information regarding children's safety, please visit the Kidsafe website
Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that construction of Area 4 Stage of Darlington Point Levee Bank will commence on Monday 22 May 2017.
Councillors have two distinct roles under the Local Government Act 1993: as a member of the governing body of the council; and as an elected person.
The Coleambally Australia Day Committee organise a great celebration for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to this community.
Coleambally Equestrian Centre is looking good following a grant from Murrumbidgee Council for an upgrade to the grounds and equipment.
The Coleambally Swimming Pool includes a 25m lap and recreational pool and a shaded toddler's pool. The facility also includes change rooms and shaded picnic tables and BBQ.
Residents and visitors alike can look forward to a makeover of Murrumbidgee Council’s townships in the coming months. Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said we have some exciting concepts in mind for each of our towns, including planter boxes, street art, tree planting and focused lighting. We’re now seeking community feedback on these ideas.
A reliable data communications link across the Murrumbidgee Council area is starting to take shape.
Murrumbidgee Council and the Coleambally Solar Farm proudly provide grants to the community. This page also lists grant money awarded to community groups through Council for NSW and Federal Government grant programs. You will also find links to government and non-government grant programs that community groups can apply for.
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Covers key industries, employment opportunities, health and education, housing, sport and leisure, transport and communications, distances from major centres.
The Murrumbidgee Council area has access to a great range of community transport options.
Guidelines for keeping of companion animals.
Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of Jerilderie Australia Day awards.
Congratulations to all of the 2020 Australia Day Citizenship and Community Awards.
Work has commenced on stage two of the major upgrade to Coleambally’s Sporting Precinct.
Murrumbidgee Council has offices in Darlington Point, Coleambally and Jerilderie.
Council employs various contractors for different tasks. The necessary forms for this work arrangement can be downloaded from the WHS Contractor Forms page.
Murrumbidgee Council is seeking feedback from residents in the locality of Coree, near Jerilderie, to see if they support changing to Jerilderie’s postcode of 2716, rather than using Deniliquin’s postcode of 2710.
This page is a useful guide where you can obtain up-to-date and factual information about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Council appoints representatives to Standing and Special Committees, Section 355 Committees, Advisory and External Committees on an annual basis.
As the world marks 99 years since one of the most successful advances was made by Allied Forces during World War I, Murrumbidgee Council has announced it is now the proud owner of a Sir John Monash portrait.
Local Government is the tier of Government that is closest to the people. As such, it offers many opportunities for local residents to become involved in it, either in the decision making process or in a more practical hands-on role.
Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae is delighted to announce Council’s offices and the Jerilderie Library will reopen on 1 June 2020.
Murrumbidgee Council has outlined what they plan to deliver for the community over the next four years.
Council's current adopted policies can be viewed below.
The Murrumbidgee Council elections are on Saturday, 9 September. It is the first time since the amalgamation that residents have the opportunity to vote for who will represent them on Council.
Murrumbidgee Council is a progressive, rural council with an impressive range of developments and projects underway.
Visit this page for information on Murrumbidgee Council's schedule and payment details for rates and water usage fees. This page also has details on payment options for private works and sundry debtors.
All local government candidates and groups have obligations under the Election Funding and Disclosures Act 1981 (the Act).
Murrumbidgee Councillors have re-elected Cr Ruth McRae as Mayor and Cr Robert Black as Deputy Mayor.
The Darlington Point Town Life Committee organise a great celebration for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to this community.
A new public boat ramp and floating pontoon will be built at Darlington Point following Murrumbidgee Council's decision to approve the project.
Darlington Point was abuzz on Saturday with visitors and locals enjoying the beautiful weather and a great range of activities.
The Darlington Point Swimming Pool includes a 25 metre lap and recreational pool, shaded medium pool, shaded toddler's pool.
Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that continuous best practice approach is being undertaken to deliver safe drinking water as directed by NSW Health and NSW Department of Primary Industries-Water.
The first step in preparing a development application is to find out about Council's development controls, policies and guidelines.
Murrumbidgee Council is calling on community and sporting organisations to provide details on projects they would like included in applications for Round 3 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF).
Council operates a DrumMUSTER collection site at Jerilderie Council Depot.
Check out Council's news, as well as grants, scholarships and other incentives that are available.
Murrumbidgee Council currently has three exciting art opportunities in the pipeline and is calling on regional artists to take part. Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said we are currently calling for Expressions of Interest from experienced artists for the concept development, design and production of three public art projects across our area.
Murrumbidgee Council is encouraging residents to clean out the shed and tidy up the yard in preparation for the summer fire season.
Councillors at Murrumbidgee Council have collectively supported the decision to keep their fees the same as for 2019/20 at the June Council meeting.
Whether a home is constructed of weatherboard, brick, fibro or has exterior cladding, asbestos can be found in and around most homes built or renovated before 1987. .
For information on Road Closures please visit the Roads & Traffic page.
The NSW food service and retail food industries are regulated by the Food Standards Code which sets out the standards for food and food businesses.
Food premises are regularly inspected to ensure compliance with relevant legislation.
Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae has invited the whole community to join together for special free ‘Escape the Drought’ events in Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie.
The Tri-State Fruit Fly Committee represents fruit industries in the quarantine areas of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
Master Chefs of the future have been given a helping hand to hone their culinary skills.
Domestic garbage collection and recycling details can be found below for Darlington Point, Coleambally and Jerilderie.
Each year, communities across NSW experience a range of emergenices, including bushfires, home fires, floods, storms, heatwaves and power outages. Being aware and prepared is everyone’s responsibility.
Murrumbidgee Council has announced the pools at Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie will open for the summer swimming season on Tuesday 5 November 2019. Entry to the pools will be free for the 2019/20 swimming season.
All three communities within Murrumbidgee Council are accessible via car travelling on the Kidman Way. The Newell Highway also runs through the township of Jerilderie. Griffith Regional Airport is only a short car trip from Darlington Point and provides flights direct to and from Sydney. A bus/train service is available through V/Line from Melbourne and Transport NSW from Sydney
Murrumbidgee Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend (19-20 September 2020) to prepare for bushfire season and start a broader conversation about being aware of and prepared for all hazards.
Murrumbidgee Council has placed the draft Community Participation Plan on public exhibition and is encouraging the local community to provide feedback.
Murrumbidgee Council is advising motorists of the temporary closure of Hay Road from Britts Road to the Sturt Highway, while levee bank construction works are in progress.
Heritage Darlington Point has recently published book titled: A Small Town and the Great War; A WWI Commemorative Album, transcribed and annotated. The book is a collection of WW1 stories from soldiers, families and friends, in their own words.
Several items of heritage significance are listed in Schedule 5 of the Jerilderie Local Environmental Plan 2012 as well as the main street area being considered as a heritage conservation area
The three towns of Coleambally, Jerilderie and Darlington Point each have a fascinating and diverse history.
Established in 1906, Murrumbidgee Shire Council covered an area of 3,508 square kilometres, including over 100 kilometres of natural river frontage to the Murrumbidgee River.
Murrumbidgee Council was formed in 2016, with the amalgamation of Murrumbidgee Shire Council and Jerilderie Shire Council.
The senior residents of Murrumbidgee Council area have access to support services to assist them to stay in their home for longer. These services are provided by Murrumbidgee Council for Coleambally and Darlington Point residents and by Berrigan & District Home & Community Support Services for Jerilderie residents.
Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae is asking for community input to guide Council’s long term planning decisions and future development of the area.
Stay focused, stay relevant, stay on the line The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right emergency service to help you. You can contact Police, Fire or Ambulance in life threatening or emergency situations.
This Disclosure log identifies information and documents that have been released by a formal application process.
As Council makes decisions about open access information that may not be disclosed due to an overriding public interest, it will note this information here. This will detail the information requested and the public interest considerations against disclosure that resulted in Council's decision not to release the information.
If you find a sick, injured, or orphaned native animal, call a wildlife rescue organisation straight away. Improper rescue can hurt or distress the animal and the rescuer. It is critical to get sick and injured wildlife vet treatment as quickly as possible. You should call the Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Service (WIRES) on the emergency hotline 13 000 WIRES. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
In 2009, the NSW Government introduced legislation requiring all councils to implement a new strategic planning framework known as Integrated Planning and Reporting. The Integrated Planning and Reporting documents are updated annually and can be viewed on this page.
There has been a terrific response to Murrumbidgee Council's free luncheon for International Women's Day.
Eighty women have joined together to celebrate 2020 International Women’s Day at a luncheon hosted by Murrumbidgee Council in Jerilderie with guest speaker Dr Hannah MacDougall.
The Jerilderie Australia Day Committee organise a celebratory evening at Luke Park for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to our community.
The future looks brighter for the Jerilderie Men's Shed after Council approved the request of a loan.
The Jerilderie Swimming Pool includes a 25 metre lap and recreational pool, shaded medium pool, shaded toddlers pool.
Murrumbidgee Council is pleased to announce the newly upgraded Jerilderie Swimming Pool will reopen on Saturday 21 November 2020. Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said it is very exciting the new facility is finished in time for summer.
Murrumbidgee Council is a member of the Western Riverina Library Service and a mobile library service visits Coleambally and Darlington Point weekly. We also have the Jerilderie Library which is a fantastic resource in the community.
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Local businesses in the Murrumbidgee Council area have the opportunity to join together for promotion, networking and development activities as part of the new Murrumbidgee Chamber of Commerce, which will be known as ‘Business Murrumbidgee’.
Local Environmental Plans prepared by Councils, guide planning decisions for a Local Government area. Through zoning and development controls, they allow Councils to supervise the ways in which land is used.
Murrumbidgee Council is today farewelling a staff member who has committed his entire career to local government and in particular the Jerilderie and district community.
Murrumbidgee Council is offering Murrumbidgee’s youth the chance to try out the latest sporting craze with a free game of foot golf.
Have your child car seat checked at a free inspection on Thursday 26 September 2019 at Murrumbidgee Council carpark 9.00 am - 12 noon.
Meals on Wheels Services are available in both Darlington Point and Coleambally. Deliveries occur from Monday to Friday.
Applications are now open for the Murrumbidgee Council scholarship at Charles Sturt University.
Murrumbidgee Council is seeking feedback from Jerilderie residents who listen to SBS radio on 2SBS FM 91.7
Murrumbidgee Council has placed the draft Shipping Container Policy on public exhibition and is inviting comments from the community.
Murrumbidgee Council's draft Economic Development Strategy is on public exhibition.
Murrumbidgee Council has adopted its 2019/20 Operational Plan.
Darlington Point’s newest citizen has been officially welcomed at Murrumbidgee Council’s citizenship ceremony on 14 June 2019.
Keep up to date with all of the news across Murrumbidgee Council area with the latest media releases.
Murrumbidgee Council has a General Practitioner who services both Coleambally and Darlington Point and another who operates out of Jerilderie.
Winter is upon us and the year is passing way too quickly! Much anticipated follow up rainfall is trickling in, and we live in hope that it does in fact arrive.
We have certainly had an icy blast in the last week, which thankfully brought with it some good follow up rains. It is exciting to see the lights up and working at Jerilderie’s Monash Park. This project was funded by Council through a $158,000 grant from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. The junior teams and key personnel are using the lights, which is great.
I would like to begin by thanking everyone who has provided feedback on the Town Revitalisation Project. Throughout the last two weeks we have received a tremendous amount of input and ideas about ways to revitalise our townships.
Another week at the coal face. While acknowledging the very real challenge and urgency of trying to contain this insidious virus, we must continue to do all in our power to support those trying to conduct business, those delivering our aged care and health services and those educating and caring for our children. Our community’s sustainability depends on it.
Spring is with us, and as we slowly emerge from our very unnatural year, our countryside certainly speaks to renewal, optimism and opportunity.
It’s Local Government Week 2020, and at Murrumbidgee Council we are using the event to highlight the broad range of services we offer to our community, including some surprising and little-known services.
Water and better management of the Murray Darling Basin has been on the agenda this week with the release of a key position paper on water. The paper recommends major changes to the way water is managed.
On behalf of Murrumbidgee Council, we offer our best wishes for a very merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year to all in our Council and greater region. It is hard to believe that we have reached the end of 2020. It’s been a roller coaster and the ride is one we don’t wish to revisit any time soon.
It is all hands on deck as we move towards the close of 2020. Business “as usual” sees us busy but adapting to a different way of delivering what we need to. Our harvest is in full swing and a hive of activity with machinery, trucks and people working long hours to get the crops off. From all reports it is producing some outstanding returns.
Spring has certainly brought some challenging conditions. We wait, with optimism, at what promises to be a great harvest – let’s hope the weather Gods play nicely and allow the area to fulfil its potential!
We’re already in September and are certainly getting on with things. Needless to say, we’re still very much in a state of uncertainty. The everyday need to conduct business is challenging and frustrating. Our geographical location quite clearly demonstrates strong pathways and linkages both to the east and south. Hopefully, sooner rather than later, a considered rationale will enable our region to move again. At Council, we, like other businesses, are continuing to deliver our essential services. We’re also continuing to advocate for movement with every other aspect.
Murrumbidgee Council will hold a microchipping clinic at Darlington Point on Thursday 27 August from 9.00 am – 12.00 pm.
Mobiles should never be thrown out. They are not biodegradable, and may contain some potentially environmentally hazardous material. Did you know that recycling 50,000 handsets can replace the need to mine 110 tonne of gold ore, 123 tonne of silver bearing ore or 11 tonne of copper sulphide ore.
A $2,000 education bursary is currently on offer to residents in the Murrumbidgee Local Government Area who will be studying at a tertiary institution next year.
There are over 300 species of mosquito in Australia but less than 20 represent a significant risk to human health, either as nuisance-biting pests or vectors of disease.
Jerilderie residents and businesses will be asked to adopt permanent water saving practices following Murrumbidgee Council’s implementation of year-round raw water restrictions for the township.
Murrumbidgee Council is pleased to announce the Australia Day Ambassador for 2020 is renowned rifle shooter, Warren Potent.
Murrumbidgee Council has announced the recipients of the 2020 Community Grants Program.
Murrumbidgee Council congratulates Anna Pinnuck, Claire Robb and Danielle Mannes who have each been awarded a $1,000 Murrumbidgee Council Education Scholarship to assist with their university education.
Jump on the bus to Griffith for a fun day out of bowling, laser tag, rock climbing and arcade games.
Murrumbidgee Council is fortunate to have a 379ha not-for-profit working Demonstration Farm. This exciting and original concept has been operating since 1996 and has provided a structure for community associations to engage in agricultural pursuits for experimental, demonstration and local fundraising purposes.
Murrumbidgee Council has formally welcomed Mr Joseph Lia, the area’s newest Australian citizen, at a Citizenship Ceremony in Jerilderie.
Murrumbidgee Mayor Ruth McRae has announced residents and diners can now see how well local food businesses are complying with food hygiene and safety requirements through the Scores on Doors program.
Residents and developers in the Murrumbidgee Council area can look forward to a streamlined application process with Council moving to online lodgement of applications for development.
Playgrounds in Murrumbidgee Council area will be reopened as COVID-19 restrictions are eased across NSW.
Businesses and residents in Murrumbidgee Council’s area will benefit from high speed internet and better mobile phone coverage if an application for funding through the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program comes to fruition. Murrumbidgee Council has joined with four other Councils in the area to submit the joint $1.25 million application through the Field Service Group (FSG) under the umbrella of the Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation (RAMJO).
Murrumbidgee Council has thanked the highly popular Dr Ismail Alhejaj who has officially finished up with the Jerilderie Medical Centre and handed the reins over to Dr Assem Swaid.
Jerilderie residents and businesses are being asked to change their watering practices in a bid to curb the amount of raw water the township is using.
Murrumbidgee Council will update the rural addressing signage across the area to make sure all properties can be easily identified, especially in the case of an emergency.
Murrumbidgee Council has officially welcomed two new citizens to the area at a Citizenship Ceremony.
The bright, new logo is the result of several months of consultation with the local community and Council staff.
Murrumbidgee Council has placed the draft Delivery Program (2020-2024) and Operational Plan (2020-2021) on public exhibition.
We are currently developing a Land Use Plan for the Murrumbidgee Local Government Area. Produced in close consultation with the community, the plan will identify how land will be used in our area for the next 20-30 years.
Murrumbidgee Council has a superb range of parks and recreation areas for locals and visitors to enjoy.
Murrumbidgee Council is part of a joint marketing campaign with Leeton, Narrandera and Lockhart Shire Councils to entice visitors to see more of our amazing area!
Neighbourhood Safer Places are a place of last resort during a bush fire emergency.
A new $3.4 million feedlot will be built by Beefcorp Farms Pty Ltd in Logie Brae which is part of Murrumbidgee Council area.
Residents logging on to the Murrumbidgee Council website will notice a few changes.
Murrumbidgee Council is calling for nominations for the local Australia Day awards. Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said we have a number of awards that recognise the amazing contributions people make in our community.
Know someone who deserves recognition in the community - nominate them now for a local Australia Day award.
As required by the Local Government Act 1993, each Council's General Manager prepares and certifies the non-residential rolls.
National food law, Food Safety Standard 3.2.2, requires that all food businesses in NSW notify the NSW Food Authority (the Authority) of their food activity details, unless those businesses are already licensed by the Authority.
Community facilities in the Murrumbidgee Council area will receive more than $1 million in funding through Round 3 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.
Following the merger of Murrumbidgee and Jerilderie Shires, the Department of Premier and Cabinet coordinated a Community Satisfaction Survey with residents and ratepayers of the newly formed Murrumbidgee Council.
NSW Police Force has introduced a new and modern customer service enhancement for our Community.
Check this page for any policies, proposals and projects we currently have on exhibition. Engaging with the community and obtaining feedback is important to us.
Murrumbidgee Council's first Council Election was held on September 2017, with the inaugural Mayor, Cr Ruth McRae and her Deputy, Cr Robert Black. Cr's McRae and Black were re-elected to their positions in September 2019.
Murrumbidgee Council has a dynamic and proactive executive team, with each manager overseeing a specific department of the council. At the helm is General Manager, John Scarce.
An owner-builder is an individual authorised to do owner-builder work under a permit issued by NSW Fair Trading
Council administers planning certificates under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 Section 149, Local Government Act 1993 Section 603 and the Local Government Act 1993 Section 735A.
In accordance with the Australian Building Code and Plumbing Code of Australia, all plumbing and gas work now requires the following forms to be submitted by plumbers, drainers and gas fitters
Welcome to our page providing details on employment opportunities with Murrumbidgee Council.
The Jerilderie Australia Day Committee posthumously bestowed upon Ian Sneddon the very great honour of being conferred as Patron of the Jerilderie Australia Day Committee at the 2020 Australia Day event.
Should you require Business Papers and Minutes of prior Council meetings, contact Council email@example.com
Integrated Planning and Reporting Documents
The following policies indicate the way in which the Jerilderie Shire Council, can be expected to act or react in specific circumstances. It is intended that the written communication explains to all interested stakeholders how a particular issue will be addressed.
Jerilderie Shire Council's past Publications can be found here, alternatively please contact Council if you require any further publications or those that are not available below.
Should you require Business Papers and Minutes of prior Council meetings, contact Council firstname.lastname@example.org
Integrated Planning and Reporting Documents
Council's policies and plans are available on this page. You can also drop into Council and view them at the reception counter during Council's business hours.
Various Murrumbidgee Shire Council past publications, alternatively please contact Council if you require any further publications or those that are not available.
Murrumbidgee Council offers a printer cartridge recycling service on behalf of Planet Ark. Please bring in all your used printer cartridges.
Recent announcements by NSW State Government indicate more opportunities for investment in significant community infrastructure projects are opening up.
Council continues to pay close attention to the control and eradication of priority weeds throughout the area.
We are bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 (subject to any exemptions that apply to us under that Act).
All pools within the Murrumbidgee Council area must be granted approval before installation begins. This also includes pools on farms.
Private works can be carried out for residents and ratepayers when Council resources are available.
Murrumbidgee Council has public swimming pools at Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie. Council will again offer free pool entry to all patrons for the 2020-21 swimming season. This is being continued after free entry was offered in 2019-20 and it was a huge success.
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.
Grey water is made up of the wastewater from our showers, baths, spas, hand basins, laundry tubs, washing machines, dishwashers and kitchen sinks. (It doesn't include water from toilets.) Used appropriately, you can water your garden with grey water and save around 400 litres of fresh water each day.
Under Section 375A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993 Council must keep a Register of Voting on Development and Planning Decisions undertaken during Council meetings.
Council operates Respite Day Care Services in both Darlington Point and Coleambally.
Residents across the Murrumbidgee Council area have embraced Murrumbidgee Council’s proposal to revitalise the towns of Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie through the Town Revitalisation Project.
Four of Murrumbidgee Council’s unsealed roads will be signposted as ‘Dry weather road only’ as Council is concerned at the dangers to motorists who attempt to use these roads in wet conditions and the damage caused to the roads.
Visit this page for information on the latest road closures and incidents in the Murrumbidgee Local Government Area.
Jerilderie’s Australia Day celebrations will take on a new look this year due to COVID-19 protocols. The usual large scale event with fireworks and live music at Lake Jerilderie has been cancelled, with a high tea for Australia Day awardees and their invited guests instead.
Murrumbidgee Council proudly supports our locals to gain tertiary education qualifications through scholarships and bursaries. We see education as a integral facet in the development and growth of our residents, particularly our youth.
Murrumbidgee Council participates in the Scores on Doors hygiene program.
Effective management of domestic sewage and wastewater is an important consideration for the public health of Murrumbidgee Council residents and the environment.
The documents below set out the written requirements of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) that holders of environment protection licences must follow to comply with the obligations introduced by the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (POELA Act) to publish or make pollution monitoring data available to members of the public.
Murrumbidgee Council holds and annual Monash Dinner to honour the famous son of Jerilderie, General Sir John Monash. The recipient of the annual Monash Bursary is announced on the evening.
Murrumbidgee Council is pleased to announce the annual Monash Dinner and Oration will be held on 20 September 2019 at the Jerilderie Civic Hall.
Jerilderie is set for an afternoon of fun on Saturday 21 December 2019 with the Mid-summer Bash at the swimming pool, hosted by Murrumbidgee Council.
Small business in our area need our support right now! Read the list of what's open for business here.
View the videos from the Digital Marketing Workshops that were part of Small Business month 2020
The Berrigan & District Home & Community Support Services provide support to older people and their carers to live independently at home and be part of the community.
A State of the Environment (SoE) report represents a review and record of the status of the "environment" over a particular area.
Under legislation, both Licensed Builders and Owner Builders are required to take out domestic warranty insurance.
Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae is appealing to the Murrumbidgee community to stay safe and stay home this Easter.
Council is required to monitor and control the use of street stalls and other activities conducted by community organisations for fund raising activities to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity throughout the year to fundraise and/or promote their activities.
Murrumbidgee Council continues to build the region, with funding for more local projects in its sights.
The summer fun will continue across the Murrumbidgee Council area with summer bashes to be held at Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie. Murrumbidgee Council Mayor Ruth McRae said the events are sure to be a great family day out with free entry, entertainment and a free sausage sizzle.
This section has important contacts for mental health and family violence support.
Visit this page for details on the latest Council projects that are open for tenders or expressions of interest.
Sport across the region may have been quieter than usual this year, but Jerilderie’s Monash Park has been a hive of activity with the installation of impressive new light towers and LED lighting.
Murrumbidgee Council invites youth across the Murrumbidgee Council area to celebrate Youth Week 2020 with a "Tackling ISO life" creative arts competition and a "Stay at Home" colouring-in competition.
A vibrant and harmonious community with beautiful gardens and streets named after local birds, the town was established in 1968 to service the Coleambally Irrigation Area. It's the State's newest town and was fully planned.
The gorgeous riverside town of Darlington Point has some of the most beautiful camping and leisure spots in the Riverina. Affectionately known as 'the Point', it's located on the banks Murrumbidgee River.
Heritage walks, tree-lined streetscape, and the cleanest toilets in NSW await visitors to the historic township of Jerilderie. Established in 1859, Jerilderie is nestled on the banks of Australia’s, and reputedly the world’s, longest creek. Billabong Creek winds its way through Jerilderie and 321 kms of quintessentially Australian landscape.
Our area is one of unrivalled surprises. A trip through the Murrumbidgee area will delight you with our vibrant communities, majestic waterways and landscapes, rich indigenous culture and an incredible history of bygone areas.
Vote now to capture Jerilderie's extraordinary history when Ned Kelly asked 12 year old John Monash to hold his horse for a shilling.
'Halve Waste - reduce, reuse, recycle' is a public awareness and education campaign developed to engage the whole community in efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling in the region.
Council operates three waste disposal sites. One at Coleambally, one at Darlington Point and one at Jerilderie.
Both Darlington Point and Coleambally townships are supplied with reticulated water for indoor and outdoor use. Jerilderie township is supplied with raw water for outside and garden use, as well as metered filtered water for use within the house.
You'll find a great range of eateries and food outlets in Jerilderie. There's cafes, a bakery, great pub and club food, restaurants and roadhouse and service station facilities.
Jerilderie has a marvellous range of accommodation. Whether you're looking for a hotel or motel, a cosy little B&B, a caravan park and or backpacker accommodation, you'll find it in Jerilderie.
Murrumbidgee Council’s Wiradjuri Walk proposal is one of 48 successful proposals across the State and will come to life thanks to $460,000 in funding from the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces program.
The Jerilderie Swimming Complex will receive a welcome revamp with working starting in April 2020.
Consider a Country Change to the Murrumbidgee Council area.
It's not often skaters and BMX riders in the Murrumbidgee Council area get the chance to show off their skills. But that's about to change, with plans for YMCA Action Sports to bring the Skate Park Leagues (SPL) series to town.
Murrumbidgee Council proudly supports the annual Youth Week celebrations with a range of activities.
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