Discover Sun Country on the Murray

Welcome to the Moira Shire postcard gallery. Pick a postcard from one of the galleries below to invite a friend or family member to visit our beautiful Sun Country on the Murray region.

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Helping our community

It’s always great catching up with friends and family but doing it in your own backyard also makes a world of difference to our local economy. One visit from a couple of friends who stay just three nights would deliver nearly a thousand dollars into the community. If only 5% of our community sent a postcard inviting a friend and they each got the same response it would pump around $1.23 million into our local economy. The more people who take action, the greater the benefits to our region.

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Invite a Friend Competition Winners

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Invite a Friend Competition Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition and sent a digital postcard to their family and friends inviting them to visit our beautiful Sun Country on the Murray region. We have now counted the postcards sent by all those who entered the competition and are delighted to announce our ten winners.

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Why Leave Town Gift Cards Come to Moira

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Why Leave Town Gift Cards Come to Moira

Why Leave Town now has three community gift card programs active in Moira Shire. Current programs are operating in Cobram Barooga, Numurkah and Yarrawonga Mulwala. The gift cards can be used in a range of local participating businesses. Why Leave Town’s (WLT) Gift Card program is an EFTPOS based system aimed at keeping money within communities by encouraging people to shop locally. The WLT business was established in 2007 by school mates Ashley Watt and Justin Smith, with the intent of showing Narrabri (NSW) locals just how great their small community was.

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Moving with the times

Moving with the times

In the not too distant future, we hope to emerge from COVID-19 travel restrictions. As part of Council’s approach, it has been investing in new ways to reach more visitors with the information they need to get the most out of their holiday in our beautiful region. Mayor Libro Mustica said times were changing, Council must adapt and this was an opportunity to bring visitor information to where the visitors are.

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Sometimes it’s the little things that matter most

Sometimes it’s the little things that matter most

There has never been a more important time to reach out to our friends and family. There is little doubt that we all know someone who must be feeling the challenges served up by COVID-19. For some of us, it is juggling the needs of home schooling while trying to look professional on yet another video-conference. For others, it might be the challenges of running a business or trying to access health care across State borders, tackling significant financial pressures or trying to recover from the devastating bushfires.

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All aboard for a cruise into our heritage

All aboard for a cruise into our heritage

There is little doubt that at a time like now we often reflect on the past, letting our minds wander through history. Stepping back in time is also a great way to reconnect with the places we wish to explore and characters who we’d love to meet again.

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Hall of Fame honour for Kingfisher

Hall of Fame honour for Kingfisher

Barmah’s Kingfisher Cruises is celebrating this week after being inducted into Ecotourism Australia’s Hall of Fame. Passionate eco-tourism advocate and owner/operator at Kingfisher Cruises, Benita Cox has been recognised for 20 years as an eco-warrior and was overjoyed after what has been a challenging year ‘off the water’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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