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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.

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...

01 October 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam releases increase to provide airspace for week ahead

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

24 September 2021 Media centre

Hume Dam airspace releases restart ahead of expected rain

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

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...

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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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