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WE ASKED THE TOUGH QUESTIONS

PEOPLE living in Murray River Council will go to the polls tomorrow.. And ahead of the election of the recently amalgamated council, we asked the candidates in Greater Murray and Moama wards the tough questions.. And this is what they had to say

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Riverine Herald
Sep 08 2017
Breaking News

Margot Stork resigns from Murray River Council

MURRAY River Council interim general manager Margot Stork has resigned.. Former Deniliquin Council general manager Des Bilske has stepped into the role for six months, until Ms Stork's replacement is hired.. The announcement comes ahead of the

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Riverine Herald
Sep 04 2017
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MURRAY RIVER COUNCIL ELECTION Weyrich stands on record in bid to join...

FORMER Murray Shire mayor Tom Weyrich is tired of looking backwards.. ‘‘There’s been far too much emphasis on what’s happened and not enough about what’s going to happen,’’ he said.. ‘‘I

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Tyla Harrington
Sep 01 2017
Lifestyle

Standing up for her community

GREATER Murray candidate Nicole Stenhouse wants to reinvigorate the smaller towns within Murray River Council.. The 44-year-old Mathoura woman says she is standing for her town, but at the same time for all the other small towns just like it

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Riverine Herald
Aug 23 2017
News

Democracy’s last stand

GREATER Murray candidate Geoff Wise believes this is the last opportunity for Murray River Council to be governed by the people.. Mr Wise is one of several newcomers standing for next month’s election.. He believes there is a chance history

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Riverine Herald
Aug 23 2017
News

Murray River Council appoints its first youth engagement officer

MURRAY River Council has appointed Belinda Cantwell as its youth engagement officer.. Interim general manager Margot Stork said support for youth was limited to the former Murray Shire. She said there was also no specific council funded support to

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Riverine Herald
Aug 19 2017
News

NEW SHIRE WILL GO TO THE POLLS

MURRAY River Council will have a full council after a late flurry of nominations on Wednesday.. A total of 14 candidates have nominated for the September 9 election, which will be the first held for Murray River Council.. Eight of the candidates are

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Riverine Herald
Aug 14 2017
News

Former Murray Shire councillors want a 'new' go

THE former Murray Shire Council is not dead yet.. At least four former councillors — including two mayors and two deputy mayors— from the embattled shire have declared their intentions to contest seats on merged entity Murray River

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Riverine Herald
Jun 30 2017
News

Pocklington prepared to be a blunt candidate

OUTGOING Murray Shire mayor John Pocklington has encouraged people to think about who they vote for when they go to the polls in September.. Mr Pocklington, who is standing for the new Murray River Council, said those voting had a big responsibility

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Riverine Herald
Jul 20 2017
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