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Giving back

We pride ourselves on supporting local organisations and activities that have a positive impact on our community


Are you a community organisation looking for support?

You may wish to apply for Murray Irrigation’s 2020-2021 Sponsorship Program.

Applications are now open for both financial and in-kind support for eligible local community groups.

Financial support of up to $5,000 is available.

Applications close on Friday, 4 December 2020.


Learn to Swim

One of our community initiatives is the ‘Learn to Swim’ program aimed at teaching young students valuable water skills and knowledge. Learn more about the program and our local sponsorships below.

We believe in giving children the best start in life and prioritising their safety.  As part of our proactive approach to safety, we provide primary school aged children with the opportunity to participate in water safety, learn to swim or stroke development programs.

Given the many man-made and natural water hazards in the region, it is important that all children in the area have the opportunity to learn how to swim.

Many of the young students enrolled in our local schools are the children of our shareholders. These children are the future leaders of our community as well as our future customers, employees and business partners.

For $10 per child, students receive more than five hours of classes throughout the year, and we support schools in the region by providing their students with essential skills in water safety.

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2019/20 Learn to Swim Program

Hundreds of loving parents and caregivers can rest a little easier next summer after more than a thousand primary school children ‘graduated’ from Murray Irrigation’s Learn to Swim program.

2019/20 highlights:

  • 978 primary school children completed the program
  • Nine primary schools and three swim clubs were involved
  • More than $9,000 in funding awarded to local schools