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The cost of running the River Murray is set and shared by governments

We understand that water users are frustrated at the prospect of bulk water charges increasing, particularly given many general security irrigators did not have a water allocation in the past few...

Joint MDBA-NSW media release: Welcome spring rains bring heightened risk of blackwater - Lachlan, Murrumbidgee and Murray Valleys the watch points

Murray–Darling Basin communities are anticipating a wet spring but are warned there is a significant risk of hypoxic blackwater events occurring particularly in New South Wales.

Communiques

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met in Canberra on 25-26 November. All members were present and the meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston.

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

Meetings of the Murray–Darling Basin Authority were held on 12, 19 and 20 October. All members were present. The meetings were chaired by Sir Angus Houston.

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

A meeting of the Murray–Darling Basin Authority was held on 2-3 September by video teleconference. All members were present. The meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston.