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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 


Nathalia street light renewal program

Publish Date:  19/03/2018

Blake Street in Nathalia is undergoing a street light renewal program.
Moira Shire Council has been awarded $2.7 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) to fill two critical gaps that exist in the 5km Yarrawonga Tourism Trail from the current traffic bridge on the foreshore to the Silverwoods development.
Moira holds firm in recycle shakeup

Publish Date:  09/03/2018

Residents in Moira Shire can be reassured that despite the global recycling industry shakeup, Council remains committed to recycling and continues to need the support of residents to ensure the system remains viable.
Moira Shire Council has released its draft Waste Management and Services Strategy 2018-2027 for community feedback.
Enjoying locally grown and produced food, celebrating our local communities, is a highlight of the Sun Country Food and Wine Festival 2018 to be held from 16-25 March.
Maintenance work will start next week on Mulwala-Yarrawonga Bridge across Lake Mulwala.
Moira Shire confirmed today the Yarrawonga Town Hall, which includes its service centre, will close from 13 March 2018 to enable major electrical works throughout the building.
Applications are closing soon for Round 2 of the Community Strengthening Program - Minor Grants up to $5,000.
“The Queen’s Baton Relay is a long running tradition of the Commonwealth Games.
Moira not impacted by recycle drama

Publish Date:  02/02/2018

Residents in Moira Shire will not be impacted by the recent changes to the recycling industry.
Booth Transport has signed its second Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) with Moira Shire Council and Sustainable Melbourne Fund.
Moira Shire residents are invited to share their views on Council’s performance with the annual Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey now underway.
Community Strengthening grants now open

Publish Date:  25/01/2018

Are you a non-profit community group or organisation seeking funding for your project or event?
Moira Shire’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday 18 January and saw 30 nominations for individuals, community events and community groups recognised for their contribution to local communities.
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.
Australians all let us rejoice

Publish Date:  10/01/2018

A range of events and activities will be held on Friday 26 January 2018 to celebrate Australia Day.
Moira Shire welcomes new citizens

Publish Date:  29/12/2017

Moira Shire welcomed its newest Australian citizens at a special ceremony on Australia Day, Friday 26 January.
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.
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.
Moira Shire Council unveiled its proposed new shire and town entrance signage on Thursday.

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