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Cambrai Pool Set For Repairs, Extended Hours

Media Release – 18 September 2018 - Cambrai Pool Set For Repairs, Extended Hours(75 kb)

 

Efforts Continue To Secure Doctor For Morgan

Media Release - 17 September 2018 - Efforts Continue To Secure Doctor For Morgan(86 kb)

 

Council Purchases Historic Mannum Institute, Plans to Reopen to Public

Media Release - 7 September 2018 - Council Purchases Historical Mannum Institute, Plans to ...(175 kb)

 

 Council Increases Northern Ranger Service

Media Release - 31 August 2018 - Council Increases Northern Ranger Service(74 kb)

  

Council Supports Murray Cod Restock

Media Release - 22 August 2018 - Council Supports Murray Cod Restock(73 kb)

 

 Grant Secures Mannum Men's Shed Expansion

Media Release - 22 August 2018 - Grant Secures Mannum Men's Shed Expansion(73 kb)

 

 Mid Murray on the Move! - Economic, Tourism and Development News

An initiative of the Mid Murray Council this newsletter is about promoting and sharing economic, tourism and development news that is occurring throughout our region.

 Newsletter 2 - August 2018

 
SALA Festival Mannum "Water - Our Life Source"

Media Release - 6 August 2018 - SALA Festival Mannum - Water Our Life Source(116 kb)

Mannum SALA Deputy Mayor Kelly Kuhn and Artist Kym Bond  SALA Mannum 2018 Val Bottroff Sue Baxter Terry Chamberlain Michelle Bottroff  SALA Mannum Artist Katherine Wicker

 
Mid Murray Children's Development Program Invited to Present on National Stage

Media Release - 3 August 2018 - Mid Murray Children's Development Program Invited to Present on National Stage(106 kb)

  
Mannum invaded for Game Obsession Expo this Sunday

Media Release - 31 July 2018 - Mannum invaded for Game Obsession Expo this Sunday(776 kb)

                     

Mid Murray Community Plays Role in Final Mary Ann Reserve Concept Design

Media Release - 23 July 2018 - Mid Murray Community Plays Role in Final Mary Ann Reserve Concept Design(71 kb)

 
NAIDOC Week Celebrations 8 - 15 July 2018

Media Release - 26 June 2018 - NAIDOC Week Celebrations

 

Solid Waste Levy Rise Should Fund Local Waste Initiatives, says Mid Murray Council

Media Release - 27 June 2018 - Solid Waste Levy Rise Should Fund Local Waste Initiatives, says Mid Murray Council(69 kb)

 

Bowhill Kayak fishing Competition

Media Release - 21 June 2018- Bowhill Kayak fishing Competition(129 kb)

Bowhill Fishing comp Poster 2018  Bowhill Fishing comp Poster 2018 Aaron Draxler - Bowhill Fishing Comp

 

 

Learn a Language from a Universe Far Far Away at the Mannum Game Obsession Expo

Media Release - 20 June 2018 - Learn Klingon language at Mannum's Game Obsession Expo(123 kb)

Game Obsession Expo Poster 2018  Southern dewback garrison  Stuart A Blair - Pop Culture Historian

 

Mid Murray Council Calls for Action on State Government Compliance Costs

Media Release - 25 June 2018 - Mid Murray Council Calls for Action on State Government Compliance Costs(69 kb)

 
Proactive Carp Disposal Plan Considered by Mid Murray Council

Media Release - 13 June 2018 - Proactive Carp Disposal Plan Considered by Mid Murray Council(75 kb)

 
The Story of Anne Frank Comes to Morgan

Media Release - 6 June 2018 - The Story of Anne Frank Comes to Morgan(722 kb)

 
Community chips in to begin Palmer Nature Playspace development

Media Release - 5 June 2018 - Community chips in to begin Palmer Nature Playspace development(243 kb)

 Palmer Nature Playspace.       Palmer playspace concept plan.

 
Remarkable Women Touring Across Australia

Mannum’s Women of the River Country exhibition has been travelling across the Murray Darling Basin for the past 3 years and was launched at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery on 4th May 2018.

It was wonderful to see the Great Grandson of Captain William Randell at the launch, Toby Forwood and his wife Mimi (pictured). Captain William Randell built the first paddle steamer on the Murray River at Mannum in 1853, the PS Mary Ann.  Mary Ann Reserve at Mannum was named after the PS Mary Ann and the vessel was named after William’s mother Mary Ann Randell who is also profiled in the exhibition.

The Women of the River Exhibition will be on show at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery until the 10th June 2018 and will then make its way to the Australian Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour, Sydney from the 20th June to the 20th September 2018 which is an amazing coup for the volunteers and staff of the Mannum Dock Museum who produced the exhibition. 

For further information contact the Mannum Dock Museum on 85692733 or visit www.psmarion.com

Media release - 24 May 2018 - Remarkable river women touring across Australia(383 kb)

WORC Murray Bridge Melinda Rankin WORC Murray Bridge WORC Murray Bridge Mimi and Toby Forwood

 

Sedan Swap Meet - Sunday 17th June 2018

Sedan Swap Meet is now one of the biggest in SA…. Last years’ event attracted thousands of people.  A local event with something for all the family with sellers travelling from across the board and the State on the look-out for rare and vintage items.

It is not only an event for motoring enthusiasts…. Sedan Swap Meet brings out retro, antique and bric a brac treasures.

Unique bric a brac and farm items, local farm produce, as well as plants, arts and crafts and hand-made items also feature,

For further information – Dennis McCarthy on 0427 120 640

Email – fordman1916@gmail.com

Media Release - Sedan Swap Meet 2018(64 kb)

Sedan Swap Meet 2016 (8)  Sedan Swap Meet 2016 7

 

A Cruising Jazz Christmas in July

Celebrating Christmas mid-year is now a culinary tradition we can enjoy on board the Paddle Steamer Marion as she cruises the magnificent Murray from Mannum  to Bowhill in July.

Whilst cruising with Jazz as the paddle wheel turns and the steam whistle roars, a sumptuous traditional Christmas fare cooked on board will be served culminating in a homemade pudding just like Grandma makes.

Two luncheon cruises are scheduled with the first departing Saturday 14th July at 11.30 a.m. from Mannum where you will listen to the melodic sounds of All 4 Jazz, a traditional jazz quartet on the top deck followed by a superb buffet luncheon presented by Chef Derek on the original wood oven creating the tastes like Grandma use to make.

You will arrive in the picturesque township of Bowhill around 3pm where a bus will await to return you back to your departure port in Mannum.

For bookings and further information contact the Mannum Visitor Information Centre on 85691303 or www.psmarion.com

Media Release - 24 May 2018 - Cruising Christmas in July 2018(328 kb)

PS Marion - Jazz 1  PS Marion - Jazz 2  Christmas in July

 
Works To Begin On Historic Morgan Wharf Remediation Project 

Media Release - 25 May 2018 - Works To Begin On Historic Morgan Wharf Remediation Project(73 kb)

Wharf

 

Mannum Truck and Ute Show - Sunday 10 June

Media Release - 24 May 2018 - SA Truck and Ute Show Mannum 2018 (315 kb) 

truck and ute show 2018 - 1  truck and ute show 2  Truck and Ute poster

 
Mid Murray Opens Consultation On 18-19 Business Plan

Media Release - 11 May 2018 - Mid Murray Opens Consultation on 18-19 Business Plan(134 kb)

 

Award Winning Mid Murray Council Supports STARCLUB Success

Media Release - 26 April 2018 - Award Winning Mid Murray Council Supports STARCLUB success (134 kb)

Morgan Small Bore Rifle Club  LG Excellence Awards
                 Morgan Small Bore Rifle Club                                                             LG Excellence Awards

Youth Focus a Priority for Mid Murray Council

Media Release - 24 April 2018 - Youth Focus a Priority for Mid Murray Council(72 kb)

Media Release - 24 April 2018 - Youth Focus a Priority for Mid Murray Council

 
Day on the Farm at Cordola

Media Release - Day on the Farm at Cordola(191 kb)

 

Day on the farm       Day on the farm 2

 

Historic Stone Walls to be Studied by Mid Murray Council as Future Tourism Asset

Media Release - 23 April 2018 - Historic Stone Walls to be Studied by Mid Murray Council as Future Tourism Asset(73 kb)

 

Media Release   Juxtapose Exhibition profiles works of award winning junk artist at Mannum

The Arnold Gallery at the Mannum Dock Museum is alive with vibrant colour and contrasting effect by local award winning junk artist Steve Oatway. 

“Juxtapose” brings works close together for contrasting effect with a touch of retrospect. 

Steve Oatway believes his exhibition is a reflection of a quote by guitarist Pat Metheny, ‘I’m always trying to find ‘connections’ between things. That art is the juxtaposition of a lot of things that seem unrelated but add up to something recognisable”. 

A breathtaking collection of sculpture, vibrant colour and innovation is on show until the end of June with Free Entry at the Arnold Gallery, Mannum Dock Museum, 6 Randell Street Mannum, Open 7 days. www.psmarion.com

Media Release - Juxtapose Exhibition at Arnold Gallery Mannum(157 kb)

Steve Oatway   Juxtapose Exhibitioner flyer
           Steve Oatway

 

Mid Murray Council's Chief Executive Officer Receives Prestigious Award Amongst His Peers

Media Release - 12 April 2018 - Mid Murray Council's Chief Executive Officer Receives Prestigious Award Amongst His Peers(103 kb)

 

Mid Murray Council Counting Costs of Ongoing Corella Control Measures

Media Release - 11 April 2018 - Mid Murray Council Counting Costs of Ongoing Corella Control Measures(79 kb)

 

Media Release - Classic Car and Music Festival to launch Murray Mallee Motor Vehicle Gallery at Swan Reach

Media Release Swan Reach Classic Car event(194 kb)

 

Work to Begin on Swan Reach Riverfront Masterplan after Funding Win

Media Release - 9 April 2018 - Work to Begin on Swan Reach Riverfront Masterplan after Funding Win(72 kb)

 

Media Release - Mid Murray Council to Overhaul Stormwater Management Plan

Mid Murray Council to Overhaul Stormwater Management Plan(70 kb)

 

Annual Harvest Festival and Murray River Giant Pumpkin Competition this Easter Saturday at Cadell

      Harvest Poster

Mid Murray Lobbies for Murray Darling Royal Commission Hearing

Media Release - Mid Murray Lobbies for Murray Darling Royal Commission Hearing(82 kb)

 

Mannum Hot Rod Show this Sunday

Media Release - Mannum Hot Rod Show this Sunday(776 kb)

 

Mid Murray Seniors Encouraged to get 'Tech Savvy' with Free Digital Training

Media Release - 26 February 2018 - Mid Murray Seniors Encouraged to get 'Tech Savvy' with Free Digital Training(77 kb)

 

Council invests in ‘priority’ repairs for Mannum Leisure Centre

Media Release - Council invests in ‘priority’ repairs for Mannum Leisure Centre(91 kb)

 

Community of Bowhill Brought up to Speed with Public WiFi Hotspot 

Media Release - 16 February 2018 - Community of Bowhill Bought up to Speed with Public WiFi Hotspot(128 kb)

 
Mid Murray Council to put in Expression of Interest for Old Mannum Institute

Media Release - 16 February 2018 - Mid Murray Council to put in Expression of Interest for Old Mannum Institute(149 kb)

 
New Location for Large Vessel Mooring Facility at Swan Reach as Community Views Sought

Media Release - 15 February 2018 - New Location for Large Vessel Mooring Facility at Swan Reach as Community Views Sought(107 kb)

 
Culinary first for Mannum as Murray River experience features in Tasting Australia 

Media Release - 12 February 2018 - Culinary first for Mannum as Murray River experience features in Tasting Australia(115 kb)

 

Pioneering Fresh Frenzy program set to revive healthy eating habits in Mid Murray schools.

 Media Release - 5 February 2018 - Pioneering Fresh Frenzy program set to revive healthy eating habits in Mid Murray schools(363 kb)

 

New safety works around Mannum Community College to encourage active travel

Media Release - 25 January 2018 - New safety works around Mannum Community College to encourage active travel(78 kb)

 
Mannum's Tesla Charging Station Bid Tipped to Provide Major Boost to Murraylands Region

Media Release - 18 January 2018 - Mannum’s Tesla Charging Station Plans Tipped to Provide Major Boost to Murraylands Region(72 kb)

 
Council Seeks Resolution on Mannum Wastewater Treatment Plant Relocation

Media Release - 17 January 2018 - Council Seeks Resolution on Mannum Wastewater Treatment Plant Relocation(73 kb)

 
Mid Murray Council Supports RSL Plans for Showgrounds Site

Media Release - 17 January 2018 - Mid Murray Council Supports RSL Plans for Showgrounds Site(68 kb)

 
Mid Murray Council to Align Library Services Under New Strategic Plan

Media Release - 15 December 2017 - Mid Murray Council to Align Library Services Under New Strategic Plan(103 kb)

 
Mannum's Kim Furler Wins Town Crier Role

Media Release - 14 December 2017 - Mannum’s Kim Furler Wins Town Crier Role(80 kb)

 
Alternative Sites Considered for Large Vessel Mooring Facility at Swan Reach

Media Release - 14 December 2017 - Alternative Sites Considered for Large Vessel Mooring Facility at Swan Reach(75 kb)

 
State Government Funds Vital Mid Murray Transport Service to 2020

Media Release - 11 December 2017 - State Government Funds Vital Mid Murray Transport Service to 2020(75 kb)

   

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