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Dwellingup wins silver at WA tourism awards
Posted 12 June 2024 Dwellingup wins silver at WA tourism awards

Dwellingup was recognised at the 7NEWS Top Tourism Town Awards, being crowned silver in the Top Tiny Town category.

Volunteers celebrated at Volunteer Week event
Posted 07 June 2024 Volunteers celebrated at Volunteer Week event

The Shire of Murray celebrated more than one hundred and twenty volunteers at the recent Volunteer Week function on Tuesday 21 May.

Shire of Murray launches ‘Winter Wanderers’ hiking series
Posted 05 June 2024 Shire of Murray launches ‘Winter Wanderers’ hiking series

The Shire of Murray has launched the ‘Winter Wanderers’ hiking series in Dwellingup.

Action taken to stabilise riverbanks
Posted 04 June 2024 Action taken to stabilise riverbanks

The Shire of Murray has completed riverbank restoration at Cooleenup Island, in a bid to stabilise shorelines and prevent ongoing erosion.

Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival cancelled
Posted 29 May 2024 Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival cancelled

The Shire of Murray is extremely disappointed to announce that, due to expected inclement weather conditions, the Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival is cancelled.

Hopes for Murray Regional Equestrian Centre released
Posted 28 May 2024 Hopes for Murray Regional Equestrian Centre released

The Shire of Murray continues to progress its Master Plan for the Murray Regional Equestrian Centre (MREC), with Council adopting the latest vision for the facility at its May Council Meeting.

Shire commits to environmental sustainability
Posted 24 May 2024 Shire commits to environmental sustainability

The Shire of Murray has committed to long term environmental sustainability through it’s latest Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

GP opens in Dwellingup
Posted 21 May 2024 GP opens in Dwellingup

For the first time in decades, a GP service has opened in Dwellingup.

One week to go until the Pinjarra Festival 2024
Posted 20 May 2024 One week to go until the Pinjarra Festival 2024

There’s just over one week to go until Murray’s biggest public event of the year, the Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival 2024.

Shire thanks volunteers
Posted 20 May 2024 Shire thanks volunteers

National Volunteer Week from 20 – 26 May is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. This year’s theme, ‘Something for Everyone’, recognises the diverse passions and talents everyone brings to the act of volunteering.

Meet the new Shire of Murray Youth Team
Posted 06 May 2024 Meet the new Shire of Murray Youth Team

The Shire of Murray has established a dedicated Youth Team, which will provide fun activities in a variety of locations for young people living in Murray.

Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival 2024 Entertainment Line Up Announced
Posted 01 May 2024 Fuel to Go & Play Pinjarra Festival 2024 Entertainment Line Up Announced

The first release of acts playing at the Fuel to Go and Play Pinjarra Festival 2024 has been announced.

Shire takes carriage of rail heritage
Posted 24 April 2024 Shire takes carriage of rail heritage

The Shire has been gifted nine heritage railway carriages and four heritage brake vans from long-term Pinjarra resident and a key player in establishing Hotham Valley Railway in 1974, Mr Colin Taylor, as a contribution towards the Pinjarra Heritage Railway Precinct Project.

Murray Library eNewsletter - Apr/May
Posted 28 March 2024 Murray Library eNewsletter - Apr/May

School holiday program, events and activities at Murray Library.

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.

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.

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.

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