The Darling River in far-western New South Wales. Photo by Josh Smith.


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

Corporate Plan 2016-17 to 2019-20

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

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

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

Environmental outcomes for northern basin

As part of the Northern Basin Review we are assessing the environmental water requirements for...

Waterbird breeding indicator - Narran Lakes

Review of science behind the waterbird breeding indicator for the Narran Lakes...