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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.

13 May 2022 Media centre

Small releases start at Hume Dam to mitigate flood risk

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority is increasing releases from Hume Dam today.   MDBA acting Executive Director of River Management, Dr Andrew...

03 May 2022 Media centre

Higher trade opportunity at the Barmah Choke for new water year

The Barmah Choke water trade balance to start the 2022–23 irrigation year will be the highest since trade restrictions through the choke came into...

29 April 2022 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

At its meeting on 28–29 April 2022 on Ngunnawal Country (Canberra), the Murray–Darling Basin Authority noted the meeting was held during federal...

28 April 2022 Media centre

Joint media release: Lowering Lake Mulwala at Yarrawonga to begin next...

The gradual lowering of Lake Mulwala to control an invasive waterweed and undertake necessary infrastructure maintenance will begin in the week...

22 April 2022 Media centre

Joint Media Release: Mildura weir works to start in June

Essential maintenance works at the Mildura weir will start in the week beginning 20 June, when the river level in the weir pool will be gradually...

11 April 2022 Media centre

Rain forecast ahead of a late Easter makes for variable conditions on...

Campers, river lovers and locals planning to enjoy the Murray River this Easter holiday season are reminded to keep an eye on river heights and flows...

01 April 2022 Media centre

MDBA chair Sir Angus Houston welcomes new chief to help guide future o...

Chair of the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) Sir Angus Houston today welcomed the appointment of Mr Andrew McConville to the position of MDBA...

28 March 2022 Media centre

Joint Media Release: Lake Mulwala lowering to start in May to control...

After extensive consultation with the local community, landholders and businesses, the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), in partnership with...

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No wonder releases from Menindee Lakes remain high! Plenty of rain in the northern Basin is continuing to send flows south through the river system. Read more in this week’s #RiverMurrayWeeklyReport https://t.co/f5VNKZtNbJ https://t.co/hSveLlJCSS

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Today we upped releases from #HumeDam to reduce flood risk over winter. Dams are high for this time of year so we’re creating a buffer for possible high rainfall events in the weeks ahead. Read the details here: https://t.co/0kUzlw9h5b @AlburyCity @WaterNSW https://t.co/3Z0SrHMuq5

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