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Shire launches 2024 youth activities calendar
Posted 26 February 2024 Shire launches 2024 youth activities calendar

The Shire of Murray has launched its youth activities calendar for 2024.

Dwellingup General Store Mural by Perth Artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers
Posted 21 February 2024 Dwellingup General Store Mural by Perth Artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers

The Dwellingup General Store has been revamped by new owners and includes an incredible mural by internationally-renowned Perth artist, Kyle Hughes-Odgers.

Volunteers Sought to Clean Up Morni Kep Park
Posted 16 February 2024 Volunteers Sought to Clean Up Morni Kep Park

Celebrate Clean Up Australia Day with the Shire of Murray on Friday 1 March, 2024. Volunteers are invited to help tidy up litter in Morni Kep Park, Pinjarra in what is a fun, friendly and social event between 9am-12pm, meeting at the grassed area on Havil Street Pinjarra, opposite the Alcoa Bindjareb Office.

Applications to take part in the Pinjarra Festival 2024 are now open
Posted 14 February 2024 Applications to take part in the Pinjarra Festival 2024 are now open

The Shire of Murray’s biggest public event of the year and a major event for the Peel Region, the Pinjarra Festival returns for 2024.

Murray Library Newsletter - Feb/Mar
Posted 08 February 2024 Murray Library Newsletter - Feb/Mar

Events and activities at Murray Library.

New Operators at the Edenvale Homestead
Posted 06 February 2024 New Operators at the Edenvale Homestead

The Shire of Murray is pleased to announce that Groundswell will operate the 130+-year-old Edenvale Homestead after a competitive expression of interest process.

Shire of Murray Community Citizen of the Year Awards
Posted 29 January 2024 Shire of Murray Community Citizen of the Year Awards

The Murray community gathered at Edenvale Homestead on Australia Day to enjoy the annual Lion’s Club of Pinjarra breakfast, celebrate the winners and nominees of the Community Citizen of the Year Awards and to welcome eighteen new Australian citizens to Murray.

Exchange Hotel Set to open by Spring 2024
Posted 24 January 2024 Exchange Hotel Set to open by Spring 2024

The Shire of Murray has announced the Exchange Hotel Pinjarra is set to open by Spring 2024.

Spinifex brews head from FIPWA to Peru
Posted 23 January 2024 Spinifex brews head from FIPWA to Peru

Spinifex Brewing Co, part of Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (FIPWA), has shipped its first batch of beers to Peru.

Corio Road Waste Transfer Station Tender Awarded
Posted 19 January 2024 Corio Road Waste Transfer Station Tender Awarded

The Shire of Murray has awarded Orez Solutions Pty Ltd. the tender for the supply and installation of a moving floor and compactor at Corio Road Transfer Station.

Health report confirms gap
Posted 17 January 2024 Health report confirms gap

Increased medical appointment availability, lower out of pocket expenses and services closer to home have been revealed as top priorities by the Murray community in the region’s first-ever Health and Social Needs Analysis.

Sign up for latest school holiday activity news
Posted 30 November 2023 Sign up for latest school holiday activity news

For those looking to keep the kids occupied over this year's summer break, the Shire of Murray, The Murray Library and the Murray Aquatic and Leisure Centre (MALC) have joined forces to help!

Vision for Pinjarra Heritage Railway Precinct revealed
Posted 22 November 2023 Vision for Pinjarra Heritage Railway Precinct revealed

Our strategic vision for a new Pinjarra Heritage Railway Precinct has been revealed.

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation to go ahead
Posted 17 November 2023 Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation to go ahead

The Shire of Murray welcomes the statement made by Minister for Transport, Hon. Rita Saffioti MLA that Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation project will go ahead.

Construction has begun at the Exchange Hotel Pinjarra
Posted 17 November 2023 Construction has begun at the Exchange Hotel Pinjarra

Construction has begun at the Exchange Hotel in Pinjarra, which will see the regional icon reactivated as a contemporary and relaxed destination hospitality venue.

Health report shines light on Murray’s needs
Posted 15 November 2023 Health report shines light on Murray’s needs

The latest Shire of Murray Health and Wellbeing Profile has again confirmed the need to identify a long-term solution to health care service provision in the area.

Wharf Cove tender awarded
Posted 03 November 2023 Wharf Cove tender awarded

Ciltech has been awarded the tender for the design, demolition and construction of Wharf Cove jetty upgrades.

Shire of Murray Council elected
Posted 23 October 2023 Shire of Murray Council elected

The Shire of Murray 2023 Local Government Election was held on Saturday 21 October.

Shire of Murray opens unique opportunity to be a part of iconic Pinjarra
Posted 21 September 2023 Shire of Murray opens unique opportunity to be a part of iconic Pinjarra venue

The Shire of Murray is seeking expressions of interest from hospitality operators for the Edenvale Heritage Precinct’s 130+ year-old Homestead.

Dwellingup is Australia’s top tiny tourism town
Posted 14 September 2023 Dwellingup is Australia’s top tiny tourism town

Dwellingup has been crowned Australia’s Top Tiny Tourism Town at the 2023 national Top Tourism Town Awards.

Responsible dog ownership
Posted 01 September 2023 Responsible dog ownership

The Shire of Murray is urging pet owners to practice responsible ownership after a spate of dog attacks on people, animals and livestock both in the Shire of Murray and Shire of Waroona.

Fairbridge Festival is back for 2024
Posted 24 August 2023 Fairbridge Festival is back for 2024

Fairbridge Festival will return in full swing in 2024, with an exceptional new location - Edenvale Heritage Precinct!

Innovative Regional Economic Efforts Secures National Award
Posted 24 August 2023 Innovative Regional Economic Efforts Secures National Award

We have been awarded the national award for Excellence in Economic Development Through Partnerships & Collaboration, at the 2023 National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) held in Karratha, for establishing the Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (FIPWA).

Acting on health needs
Posted 11 August 2023 Acting on health needs

We have established a multi-agency steering committee to undertake a health and social needs analysis, and identify a long-term solution to health care service provision in Murray.

Shire of Murray Council adopts 2023/24 budget
Posted 10 August 2023 Shire of Murray Council adopts 2023/24 budget

The Shire of Murray Council has adopted the 2023/24 budget; investing to deliver the Council Plan and community vision where Murray is an outstanding place for community, lifestyle and opportunity.

Speed concerns heard by Council
Posted 28 July 2023 Speed concerns heard by Council

The Shire of Murray Council moved a motion at last night’s Council Meeting to write urgently to Main Roads to address community concerns regarding speed changes in Pinjarra.

Bindjareb Maar art installation for Pinjarra Town Square
Posted 28 July 2023 Bindjareb Maar art installation for Pinjarra Town Square

We celebrated the installation of the Bindjareb Maar artwork at the Pinjarra Town Square last week.

Shire launches Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
Posted 20 July 2023 Shire launches Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

The Shire of Murray has launched its new Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP), which will guide the organisation’s efforts to ensure the community is increasingly accessible to and inclusive of people with disability, their families and carers.

Shire of Murray Council Plan 2023-2033 adopted
Posted 23 June 2023 Shire of Murray Council Plan 2023-2033 adopted

Council has adopted the Shire of Murray Council Plan 2023 – 2033, setting the Shire’s priorities for the next ten years.

FIPWA recognised for productivity through infrastructure
Posted 16 June 2023 FIPWA recognised for productivity through infrastructure

The Shire of Murray’s Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (FIPWA) was awarded an honourable mention in the Productivity Through Infrastructure category at the 2023 National Awards for Local Government.

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