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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, Fiona Blick on 0427 560 787 or email 


Your chance to have a say in the first round of community feedback for Moira Shire’s Aquatic Strategy is closing on Wednesday 31 January so make sure you visit our website to fill out the survey.
Moira Shire is leading the way in renewable energy development with a planning permit for a $112 million solar farm on Kaarimba Road, Wunghnu approved this week.
Christmas message from Mayor Libro Mustica

Publish Date:  13/12/2017

On behalf of my fellow councillors, may I take this opportunity to wish you and your family a safe and festive Christmas season.
The Numurkah Floodplain Management Study Community Reference Group has released a summary report detailing the highlights of the Numurkah Floodplain Management Study and Plan. The CRG is recommending Option A for Numurkah’s flood mitigation.
Feedback wanted for draft Aquatic Strategy

Publish Date:  11/12/2017

From early January visitors and locals will be invited to share their ideas for the future of aquatic services across Moira Shire.
Urban Fruit Tree Removal Extended

Publish Date:  07/12/2017

Our extremely popular urban fruit tree removal program to combat infestations of Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) has been extended for a second time.
Moira goes orange

Publish Date:  27/11/2017

Moira Shire will be illuminating iconic landmarks throughout the shire the colour orange over coming days including the palm trees in the Cobram roundabouts, the Yarrawonga Town Hall, the lighting in Numurkah Lake and the Barmah Heritage and Education Centre in Nathalia.
Moira Shire launched its new Environmental Sustainability Strategy (ESS) on Tuesday 21 November at Numurkah’s Station Street Wetlands.
Beat the bite 2017

Publish Date:  16/11/2017

Moira Shire Council is urging visitors and residents to protect themselves, family members and pets from mosquito bites over the summer.
Don't Swim in Channels

Publish Date:  14/11/2017

The Don’t Swim in Channels campaign is currently underway, promoting the simple message – swimming in irrigation channels is dangerous and should never be attempted.
Moira Shire is seeking a community member to join the board of the Goulburn Valley Regional Library Corporation (GV Libraries) and to shape the next chapter for library services across Moira, Strathbogie and Greater Shepparton municipalities
Friends of Cobram Federation Park

Publish Date:  09/11/2017

The Cobram Federation Park was developed and established through a joint community effort and funding along with State, Federal and Council funding to develop a gateway to Cobram.
Cr Libro Mustica was elected Mayor of Moira Shire Council for 2017/18 at a special meeting in Strathmerton yesterday. Cr Ed Cox will serve as Deputy Mayor.
Moira Shire Council unveiled its proposed new shire and town entrance signage on Thursday.
Nathalia’s drainage upgrade

Publish Date:  20/10/2017

Federation and Pearce streets in Nathalia have benefited from extensive drainage works including the installation of new kerbs and channels, thanks to $745,000 of Roads to Recovery funding from the federal government.
Baton bearers announced

Publish Date:  20/10/2017

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the local baton bearers from Moira Shire and its surrounds who will carry the Queen’s Baton during the 100-day countdown to the Commonwealth Games.
Cobram’s Manto Produce is Moira Shire’s Business Champion for 2017.
Moira Shire Council is seeking community, business and stakeholder feedback on its priorities for the next four years following the release of its draft 2017-21 Council Plan and 2017/18 Budget.
Temporary Road Closures - Anzac Day

Publish Date:  19/04/2017

There are a number of road closures in place due to Anzac Day commemorations.
Don't forget to register your pet

Publish Date:  10/04/2017

More than 7,000 Moira Shire pet owners will receive their annual pet registration renewal notice from this week.

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