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12 May 2022 Basin stories

Why has all the water gone?

Every few years Lake Mulwala disappears. Find out why and when to catch this memorable sight.

03 March 2022 News and updates

Did you know fish climb ladders?

For World Wildlife Day today, find out the fascinating way fish use ladders to move up and down streams over weirs, barrages and locks for their long...

13 December 2021 News and updates

Water storages continue to rise

It is hard to believe that just over 18 months ago some water storages across the Murray–Darling Basin were almost empty.

10 November 2021 Basin stories

The human cost of constructing Hume Dam

Constructing what was at the time the largest water storage in the Southern Hemisphere was not without significant risk. October 2021 marked the...

18 August 2021 News and updates

Yarrawonga Weir crossing closing to traffic

Following delays due to COVID-19 and maintenance work to the Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge, Yarrawonga Weir will close to vehicle traffic from October 15...

12 August 2021 News and updates

Water initiatives a priority for the Australian Government

The Australian Government is committed to delivering water infrastructure and climate change projects to help benefit and secure the future of the...

11 August 2021 Alerts and advice

High flows in the Murray

Releases from Hume Dam have been been changed based on conditions in the upper Murray catchment and downstream water needs.

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