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Journalists can contact the MDBA media team by calling 02 6279 0141 or emailing

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

22 April 2020 Media centre

Taste of winter relief in Basin weather outlook

There are real signs emerging that the Murray–Darling Basin is in for a wetter than average winter. That's the conclusion of the latest drought...

17 April 2020 Media centre

The MDBA responds to the Interim Inspector-General's report on wa...

We welcome the Interim Inspector-General of Murray–Darling Basin Water Resources Mick Keelty's report into the long-standing water sharing...

15 April 2020 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

As COVID-19 challenges our way of working and communicating, the Murray–Darling Basin Authority remains committed to serving Basin communities and...

13 April 2020 Media centre

MDBA statement to 60 Minutes on food security and water management

The 60 Minutes story aired Sunday 12 April 2020 which claims that Australia’s food security is threatened because of current water management is...

08 April 2020 Media centre

We’ve had good rain, but let’s be clear – the drought’s not over

A wet start to Autumn is bringing a smile to the faces of farmers in the Murray–Darling Basin, but there is still a long way to go before calling an...

07 April 2020 Media centre

Managing water quality as Darling meets Murray

River Murray communities between Euston and Lock 7 near the South Australian border are advised that flows and river heights are expected to vary...

03 April 2020 Media centre

Alert to river levels in an unusual autumn on the River Murray

Water levels during April in the River Murray downstream of Hume Dam are expected to continue to be more variable than in recent months, as demand...

23 March 2020 Media centre

Progress a glass half full for Murray–Darling water resource plans

The considerable effort in recent months by Basin state governments to complete and put in place their water resource plans is reflected in the MDBA'...


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Inflows to the River Murray system for December were within the highest 10% of 129 years of records for the month. In the past week rain fell mostly across eastern NSW & Vic with 161mm recorded over #HumeDam. More in this week's #RiverMurrayWeeklyReport:

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