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Journalists can contact the MDBA media team by calling 02 6279 0141 or emailing media@mdba.gov.au.

We are a small media team and do not monitor emails after hours (including weekends). For urgent issues please call 0407 054 234.

25 November 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam releases increase to manage incoming rainfall

The following can be attributed to Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) acting Chief Executive Andrew Reynolds: The Murray–Darling Basin Authority...

17 November 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority communique – 17 November 2021

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 17 November 2021 in Canberra and by video teleconference. The meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston with...

10 November 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam releases increase to provide airspace ahead of expected rain...

The following can be attributed to Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) acting Chief Executive Andrew Reynolds: The Murray–Darling Basin Authority...

19 October 2021 Media centre

River Murray operators put through their paces in water delivery short...

This week the Murray–Darling Basin Authority is hosting an annual simulation exercise with state government agencies to test and enhance River Murray...

19 October 2021 Media centre

Opinion piece: Working with communities to find solutions to the sand...

Something we're often asked at the Murray–Darling Basin Authority is if we've found a solution to the 'sand slug' impacting the River Murray Barmah...

13 October 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 13 October 2021 by video teleconference. The meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston with all members...

06 October 2021 Media centre

Unpacking water allocations the next topic in MDBA webinar series

In partnership with Basin state governments, the Murray–Daring Basin Authority (MDBA) will detail water sharing arrangements in the River...

05 October 2021 Media centre

Joint Media Release: Yarrawonga Weir crossing confirmed to close from...

Plans to permanently close the Yarrawonga Weir bridge to public vehicle traffic from 15 October 2021 are in their final stage. The Murray–Darling...

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With all this water in the River Murray, unregulated flows across the system are available for farmers to access. #HumeDam is at 99% today & Dartmouth 85%. Downstream, we expect high inflows from the Murrumbidgee to continue well into Dec. Find out more: https://t.co/eYFU4tnfvx https://t.co/ha2bc0uMFK

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Water storage levels across the whole Basin are averaging >90% after widespread rain. This graphic contains data updated on Wednesday - it will be published on our website this coming Monday: https://t.co/2R04sF5kn9 https://t.co/D1eJ8hn4fm

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