Far-western NSW (2015). Photo by Josh Smith.

The Darling River


The Murray–Darling Basin Authority publishes numerous research and technical reports, educational material and extensive information on the Basin for communities, governments, industry and students. 

The Publications store contains not only reports of the MDBA but also brochures and other communication items. 

These publications are available to download however, if you experience any difficulties with accessing any of these publications contact for an alternative format.

Copyright information for MDBA publications and reports can be found here.

You can explore our environmental and spatial data in the environmental data portal.

The Knowledge and Information Directory contains research, reports and information used in the development and implementation of the Basin Plan and other MDBA programs.

Recent publications

Northern Basin Review - technical overview of the social and economic analysis

The Northern Basin Review is informed by a socioeconomic analysis of how different levels of...

How does water recovery affect flows and environmental outcomes in the northern basin?

This interim report summarises the findings for one part of the northern basin review: an...

Floodplain and vegetation inundation

This report outlines the methodology and example results from using satellite imagery to study...

The Murray-Darling Basin - at a glance

The Murray-Darling Basin - at a glance. Information includes: key facts and statistics, a brief...