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Biofertiliser Plant Application Withdrawn

Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 2:26pm

The Shire of Murray has received formal notification that Beacons Pty Ltd has withdrawn its application to build a Biofertiliser plant west of Coolup.  

Safety No Longer a Woe

Monday, 8 September 2014 - 11:04am

Parking restrictions in the immediate vicinity of Austin Cove Baptist College will soon be in place to improve safety for staff, students, parents and residents.   At its recent Council meeting, the Shire of Murray Council moved the recommendation to approve the installation of parking restriction signs in Inlet Boulevard, Weewar and Purcell Gardens in South Yunderup.  

Shire of Murray Car Boot Sale

Monday, 8 September 2014 - 10:56am

Murray residents are invited to reduce and reuse at the Shire of Murray Car Boot Sale.   The event will be held on Saturday 25 October, 2014 in the Shire of Murray Administration Office Staff Parking off Forrest Street, Pinjarra form 9:00am to 12:00pm. Parking will be available off James Street and in the front car park of the Shire of Murray Administration Office.  

Free UV Pens to Help Fight Crime and Theft in the Shire of Murray

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 3:15pm

UV maker pens are available free of charge to residents in Murray.   As part of a joint initiative between the Shire of Murray and South Metro community engagement unit, the Shire has purchased a quantity of UV marker pens to aid in the fight against crime and theft in our local community.   

Shire President Cr. Wally Barrett

Monday, 25 August 2014 - 11:07am

Shire President Cr. Wally Barrett has been honoured for over 20 years of service to Murray.   At the 2014 WALGA Local Government Convention Special Luncheon held recently Shire President Cr. Wally Barrett received an award in honour of his personal commitment, eminent service and contribution to the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) and local government.  

Biodiversity Milestone Reached for Murray

Monday, 25 August 2014 - 11:03am

A milestone has been reached for the conservation of biodiversity in Murray.   The Shire of Murray recently received its third Biodiversity Award at the 2014 WALGA Local Government Convention. The Shire of Murray received the award for preparing and adopting a final local biodiversity strategy including an action plan.  

Save the Date for this year’s Senior's Health and Lifestyle Expo

Monday, 25 August 2014 - 10:34am

The Shire of Murray’s 2014 Seniors’ Health and Lifestyle Expo will take place on Monday 10 November.   This year’s event will be held at the Murray Leisure Centre from 10:00am to 3:00pm and forms part of 2014 Seniors Week which runs from 9 to 16 November.  

Transpacific Gradually Resumes Services

Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:50am

Waste vehicles are back on the road today with limited capacity, residents are encouraged to leave their waste bins on the verge area or designated collection point to enable the waste vehicles to clear the backlog.    We are waiting further advice from Cleanaway to fully understand the timeline they will follow to clear the backlog. We are assured every effort is being made to minimise this time.

Transpacific Cleanaway Grounds Entire Fleet

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 1:22pm

Due to a tragic accident in South Australia, Transpacific Cleanaway have voluntarily grounded their entire fleet nationwide. As a result there will be a delay to the rubbish collection and residents are requested to leave their bins on the verge until they have been emptied. It is estimated that the delay will be approximately 24 hours.   Official statement from Transpacific -   Transpacific grounds entire fleet  

Rates Incentive Scheme

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 1:44pm

Pay your rates in full before 22 September, 2014 to be automatically entered into the draw for a chance to win these great prizes:   1st Prize:

CLAN Workshops - Expression of Interest Shire of Murray

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 10:39am

Expressions of Interest are sought to plan and deliver free workshops in the Shire of Murray.   Clan WA Inc and the Shire of Murray invite you to attend free workshops that cover a range of topics to build strong and healthy families.  

Murray Delivers 2014/15 Budget to Build Sustainable Future

Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:38am

The Shire of Murray continues to power forward as a hyper-growth district, after Council recently resolved its 2014/15 budget to undertake its largest capital works programme to date.   Murray is growing at a rapid pace of 5% per annum and its current population is estimated to increase from 16,000 to approximately 40,000 over the next 15 years.  

Road Safety Message Rolled out on Shire Verges

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:48am

In a bid to promote road safety, the Shire of Murray has embarked on a campaign to encourage drivers to slow down in local streets.   Safety stickers are currently being rolled out on general waste bins throughout the Shire to ask drivers to ‘Please slow down. Consider our kids’.  

NBN rollout advances in Western Australia

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:34am

NBN Co has announced construction is underway to build the National Broadband Network (NBN) for an additional 12,400 homes and businesses across five regions in Western Australia.   NBN will be rolled out using fixed line technologies across the Peel region.   This continues the momentum of the NBN rollout across the state, with over 15,600 residents and business owners already connected to the network.*  

Sport and Recreation Clubs Receive a Helping Hand

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 10:18am

Local sport and recreation clubs in the Shires of Murray and Waroona will soon receive much needed support and training as part of the State Government’s 2014-16 Club Development Officer Scheme.   Thanks to funding from the Department of Sport and Recreation, the services of a Club Development Officer (CDO) have been secured for a two year period for Sporting and Recreation Clubs within Murray and Waroona.

LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival a crowd pleaser

Monday, 9 June 2014 - 11:42am

LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival a crowd pleaser                  Thousands of people flocked to Pinjarra over the WA Day long weekend to take part in the excitement of the 2014 LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival and coinciding community events.   Locals and visitors immersed themselves in the sights and delights of Murray’s largest free community festival.