Murray River is known for its agriculture and food sector, resulting from rich alluvial soil and irrigation opportunities. Other significant industries include retail trade, construction, manufacturing, health and community services, land care and catchment management, professional services, small service industries and tourism. The main population centres include Barham, Mathoura, Moama, Moulamein, Murray Downs, Tooleybuc and Wakool. Other settlements include Bunnaloo, Goodnight, Koraleigh and Womboota.

The area boasts of its sweeping plains and Redgum forests and is almost totally surrounded by the Murray River and its tributaries.

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