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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.

07 September 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam water releases increase to create airspace and reduce future...

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

05 September 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam water releases recommence to create airspace and reduce flood...

The following can be attributed to Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) acting Chief Executive Andrew Reynolds: In response to the updated Bureau...

30 August 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 30 August 2021 by video teleconference. The meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston with all members...

18 August 2021 Media centre

Airspace pre-releases from Hume Dam cease due to drier weather

The following can be attributed to Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) Executive Director of River Management Andrew Reynolds:  Less rainfall...

10 August 2021 Media centre

MDBA starts small releases from Hume Dam as storage reaches 90 per cen...

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has started releasing a small volume of water from Hume Dam to maintain airspace for the inflows expected from...

10 August 2021 Media centre

Joint media release: Yarrawonga Weir crossing to close in October 2021

The Yarrawonga Weir bridge will be permanently closed to public vehicle traffic from 15 October 2021. The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA),...

09 August 2021 Media centre

Wet winter provides positive operating outlook for the Murray in 2021-...

Rising dam levels in the River Murray system are providing a positive start to the water year according to the MDBA's 2021-22 Annual Operating...

02 August 2021 Media centre

Reporting on Basin Plan water limits begins

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has examined water use across the Murray–Darling Basin catchments for the 2019–20 water year and found a 97...

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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: https://t.co/haxHEANb4h https://t.co/A45MI8u8h9

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