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Moira Shire Council media releases provide a commentary on issues of importance to the community and Council.

Media releases are maintained on this site for 12 months after distribution.  For media releases published more than 12 months ago, contact Moira Shire Council Communications and Media Officer, Nathan Anderson on 0427 927 943 or email 


Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Yarrawonga as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.
Filming of Sun Country on the Murray’s new Raft the Murray campaign begins next week.
Works on the new all abilities playground on the Yarrawonga foreshore will commence this month.
Yarrawonga wetlands temporary closure

Publish Date:  16/02/2017

Essential maintenance and improvement works at the Yarrawonga Wetlands are scheduled to begin this week.
Moira Shire is urging pet owners to ensure their pets are microchipped and the microchip information is recorded with their pet’s registration.
Moira Shire will begin consultation with local stakeholders and user groups to further understand needs and ideas for the development of a new Yarrawonga Library.
Moira Shire residents will be invited to share their views on Council’s performance as the annual Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey rolls out from 13 February 2017.
The Numurkah Outdoor Swimming pool is closed due to urgent repairs. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.
Moira Shire Council is seeking community feedback on its draft Disability Access and Inclusion Action Plan.
Grant boost for Rumble in the Gums 2017

Publish Date:  25/01/2017

Moira Shire’s National Youth Week event, Rumble in the Gums, will return bigger and better in 2017 thanks to a $2,000 Victorian Government grant.
Residents, businesses and visitors to Moira Shire can help inform the first budget and the four year funding and service priorities of the recently elected Moira Shire Council by sharing ideas and views as part of Council’s Budget Feedback program.
New Nathalia residential subdivision

Publish Date:  23/01/2017

An economic analysis has identified a critical shortage of residential land for development in Nathalia.
Movement at Numurkah Tyre dump

Publish Date:  23/01/2017

A B-double of tyres left the Sidebottom site in Numurkah last week as a first step in fulfilling a Supreme Court order to clear the site. It’s been a protracted legal battle to reach this stage according to Moira Shire CEO Mark Henderson but the Council stuck with it to get the problem resolved.
Learn to beat the bite

Publish Date:  05/01/2017

Find out how to protect yourself, family members and pets from mosquito bites over the summer.
And the winners are...

Publish Date:  23/12/2016

Cobram’s Neil Adolphson is the winner of a garden makeover thanks to Moira Shire’s Garden Makeover Competition.
Moira Shire Mayor is urging Shire residents, business and visitors to have their say on ways to deliver Council services more efficiently and equitably across the Shire.
Moira Shire is encouraging residents, businesses, investors and developers to provide feedback on proposed revisions to Moira Shire’s Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS) that forms a key part of the Shire’s Planning Scheme.
Moira Shire is celebrating the second birthday of its very successful organics kerbside collection service.
Do you know of a local business deserving of recognition? Have you enjoyed great local produce or had a customer service experience so great you want to share it?
Have your say on Moira's budget priorities

Publish Date:  02/12/2016

Moira Shire is seeking feedback and ideas from Moira residents, businesses and visitors to help it develop its four year service and funding priorities, as well as its 2017/18 Budget.

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