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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.

17 June 2021 Media centre

Extra water releases from Menindee Lakes cease this week

The amount of water released into the Lower Darling River from the Menindee Lakes has been reduced to 500 megalitres per day, marking the end of the...

09 June 2021 Media centre

Late frosts and erosion amongst the key climate risks facing the Murra...

Delegates at the River reflections annual water conference today have heard about the increased risks to agriculture and water infrastructure due to...

09 June 2021 Media centre

Caring for Culture and Country under spotlight at River reflections co...

The importance of Gayini (Nari Nari word for water) and land to First Nations people across the Murray–Darling Basin was a feature presentation in...

08 June 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 7 and 8 June 2021 on Wiradjuri Country in Griffith, New South Wales. All members were present and the...

04 June 2021 Media centre

Water metering in the Basin is improving, but has a long way to go

The Compliance Compact between Basin states to improve public confidence in water management has served its initial purpose well. However, a report...

26 May 2021 Media centre

Positive opening for water trade downstream of Barmah Choke

A positive opening balance means water will be available to be traded in the River Murray from above the Barmah Choke to below the choke on 1 July...

24 May 2021 Media centre

Joint Media Release: Winter works scheduled over three-week period for...

Essential maintenance works will be conducted at the Mildura Weir from 12 July, which will involve lowering the river level in the weir pool and...

20 May 2021 Media centre

Speech to the Murray Darling Association (MDA) Conference 2021, Wentwo...

Good afternoon and thank you Mia (MC) for your kind introduction. I would like to start by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the lands on...

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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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