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Murray River Council

Paddlesteamer cruising the Murray near Moama. Credit: Destination NSW

Murray River Council has a wealth of physical features including majestic sweeping plains; magnificent stands of Redgum forests and is almost totally surrounded by the mighty Murray River and its tributaries.

The area’s natural assets prove to be a large attraction for locals and visitors alike and form the backdrop to many recreational activities. With tourism, industry and an idyllic rural lifestyle, Murray River is a growing region with much to offer.

Towns & Villages:

Barham, Mathoura, Moama, Moulamien, Murray Downs, Tooleybuc, Wakool, Bunnaloo, Goodnight, Koraleigh & Womboota.

The Timbercutter Mathoura. Credit: Destination NSW
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Murray River Council

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Regional Development Australia - Murray
1300 087 004

Murray River Council

Wagga Wagga




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Median House Price

Sales Quarter - DEC 22


Median Rent Price

Rent Quarter - MAR 23

Distance to Cities




8h 10m

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6h 9m

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2h 45m

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Taxi, Bus & Train

Public Transport Victoria runs coach/train services between:

Echuca Moama - Bendigo and Melbourne

Barham - Bendigo and Melbourne

Swan Hill – Bendigo and Melbourne

There is also a coach service between Swan Hill and Tooleybuc, and a local Newton’s bus service within Echuca Moama.

Transport NSW runs a coach service between:

Moama Deniliquin - Albury

Moama Deniliquin – Wagga Wagga and onto Canberra, or Griffith and beyond.

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Industries & Opportunities

Main Industries

  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training
  • Health Care and Social Assistance

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Murray River Council acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which their offices and services are located. Yorta Yorta, Bangerang, Wamba Wamba and Barapa Barapa Traditional Lands were the original inhabitants and custodians of the area where they have lived for tens of thousands of years.

Koondrook Barham redgum statue walk. Credit: Destination NSW
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Reed beds bird hide Mathoura. Credit: Destination NSW
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Recreation & Arts

Murray River Council has a number of sports and recreation reserves across the region which play host to a variety of sports including football, netball, cricket, cycling, tennis, horse racing and basketball. There are also skate parks and public swimming pools.

The area is home to art galleries, museums, public art, Botanic Gardens, wineries and historic sites. As a cross-border community, many people also travel into Victoria to access theatre, cinema, dance, choirs and more.

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