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Our vision

To achieve a healthy working Basin through the integrated management of water resources for the long-term benefit of the Australian community.

About us

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority is an independent expertise-based statutory agency. We are responsible for Basin-wide water resource planning and management.

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Basin Plan

The Basin Plan guides governments, regional authorities and communities to sustainably manage and use the waters of the Basin.

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Latest news

Aerial view of Cawndilla Outlet.

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending...

Euston Weir

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 8...

Ecologist Keith Ward surveying moira grass

On World Wildlife Day we are looking at how environmental water was recently used to benefit...

Picnic Point

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 1...

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending...

Murray-Darling Authority members 2017

The control and sharing of the waters of the River Murray was one of the most contentious issues...