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Legal services expenditure

The following is the Murray–Darling Basin Authority's (MDBA) statement of legal services expenditure under paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017 (Cth) (issued by the Attorney-General under section 55ZF of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)) for the financial year 2020–2021.

All figures are exclusive of GST:



Total External Legal Services Expenditure


Including disbursements in the amount of


Including briefs to counsel in the amount of


Of which female counsel


Of which male counsel


Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure


Total (External + Internal) Expenditure




Updated: 11 Oct 2021