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

The Murray-Darling Basin - at a glance

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

Managing water in the Murray-Darling Basin - who does what?

Managing water in the Murray-Darling Basin - who does what? provides an overview of the key...

Water Audit Monitoring Report 2011-12

The MDBA has prepared Water Audit Monitoring Report 2011–12 based on the best available...

Corporate Plan 2016-17 to 2019-20

The corporate plan sets out our strategic goals and activities, which reflect our...