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MEDIA RELEASE – INVEST Loddon Mallee website launched

A WEBSITE initiative created by the 10 Local Government Areas that makeup Victoria’s Loddon Mallee region is ready for use by businesses, entrepreneurs, and public and private investors.
7 July 2022

Media Release – Victorian side of Light/State Project set to be switched on

LAKE Cullulleraine is ready to shine with the Trail of Lights project set to be switched on following $3million in Victorian Government funding.
4 May 2022

Media Release – Mildura branding hits top speed

Following on from the success of last year, Mildura Regional Development with the support of 5 local businesses, have again secured branding on Tickford Racing’s Monster Energy Ford Mustang, driven by Mildura local Cameron Waters.
16 November 2021


The Mildura-Wentworth region will shine when Light/State, two large-scale immersive light installations from famed global artist Bruce Munro, light up the border community from 2023
26 October 2021

Media Release – Spotlight shines on Mildura this October

The Mildura region will feature on two national TV programs during October. Earlier in the year, both the What’s Up Down Under TV crew, and Australian Fishing Championships (AFC) came to region to film for upcoming episodes which will air on TV screens around Australia this October.
28 September 2021


Mildura Regional Development has appointed a new board director, Ms. Jodie Madden. Jodie is an outcome-driven qualified valuer and an expert in the financing of Infrastructure and Property Developments. Backed by a Bachelor Degree in Business (Property) and Grad Diploma in Applied finance and investment.
4 August 2021

Media Release – AFC XVII

For the first time in its history the Australian Fishing Championships will visit the mighty Murray River and target the almighty Murray Cod in Mildura. Featuring some of Australia’s best tournament anglers the waters of Mildura will host the AFC anglers and TV crew the week of May 23 where native species will be targeted using lures.
24 May 2021

Media Release – Take a tantalising trip into australia's biggest food bowl with stefano de pieri

Celebrated Italian cook Stefano de Pieri, makes a welcome return to television with his brand new series premiering Thursday May 27 at 7:30pm on SBS Food. In Australia’s Food Bowl with Stefano de Pieri, the popular restaurateur takes you on a unique and insightful field trip to explore one of Australia’s most productive regions, the Murray-Darling River Basin, a river community he has called home for the last 30 years.
18 May 2021

Media Release – Mildura Sports Entertainment night

Mildura Regional Development (MRD), Mildura Regional Development (MRD) in partnership with Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) would like to invite locals and visitors to a Sports Entertainment Night to be held at Mildura Harness Racing Club, Friday 14, May.
27 April 2021

Media Release – Mildura’s exciting new gateway signage

From the Big Banana to the Dog on the Tuckerbox, we all want to experience capturing the right picture with these iconic landmarks around Australia. Mildura Regional Development (MRD) are following suit with our very own ‘Gateway Signage’, which depicts all the things our region represents.
15 December 2020

Media Release – 50 Jobs in 50 Days Initiative

Mildura Regional Development and partners have set a target of creating 50 Jobs in 50 Days to provide opportunities for our community to STAY LOCAL and BE EMPLOYED LOCAL.
20 October 2020

Media Release – Mildura revving up its marketing

Mildura Regional Development with the support of seven local businesses have secured branding on Tickford Racing’s Monster Energy Ford Mustang at the annual Bathurst 1000, which is driven by Mildura local, Cameron Waters. Cam is a proud Mildura boy and will next week contest Australia’s biggest motor race as one of the favourites after finishing first in Race 30 at The Bend Supersprint last month.
8 October 2020

What’s the border opening plan Gladys?

As some positive news starts to break on regional Victoria with comments made by Acting Deputy Chief Health Officer Allen Cheng, regarding the possibility of regional Victoria “opening up” later next week, Mildura Regional Development have continued to put the pressure on the NSW Government when it comes to the state border closures.
11 September 2020

Tourism campaign to inspire locals

Now more than ever local businesses need our support, that’s why Mildura Regional Development will be urging Mildura and surrounding residents to become a ‘tourist in their own town’.
21 July 2020

New ‘Start here’ TV Campaign to reactivate tourism

Mildura Regional Development will commence a TV campaign (TVC) in Adelaide and Regional Victoria next week, urging people to ‘start their journey’ here in sunny Mildura when they’re ready.
9 june 2020

Family and Friends play an important role in tourism growth

Mildura region’s strong tourism performance during Year End (YE) December came at the right time for industry as the latest official figures reveal an overall tourism increase for the 2019 calendar year.
27 april 2020

Collective to plan for economic recovery

A number of concerned business and community leaders are partnering with Mildura Regional Development to establish an economic recovery advisory collective in the Mildura region, to consider and combat the economic implications of the COVID-19 crisis.
26 march 2020

Tourism Gold – A success from our region

Mildura Regional Development would like to publicly acknowledge the efforts and excellence of Murray Offroad Adventures who won Gold in the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards - Tour & Transport Operators Category late last month.
11 december 2019