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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.

27 April 2012 Media centre

MDBA Chair Craig Knowles' speech to the Farm Writers' Associ...

In his most recent speech, MDBA Chair Craig Knowles encouraged governments to provide the leadership needed to progress major water reform. Mr...

03 April 2012 Media centre

Final steps in Mildura Weir removal delayed until after Easter

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority and Goulburn-Murray Water advised today that the final steps in removing the Mildura Weir have been delayed...

27 March 2012 Media centre

Sunraysia weir pool operations - Mildura and Euston Weirs

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority advised today that the Mildura Weir pool and lock will be temporarily closed from 30 March 2012. Due to the major...

21 March 2012 Media centre

Lowering of Mildura Weir pool now scheduled for 2013

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority and Goulburn-Murray Water advised today that the planned lowering of the Mildura weir pool in May 2012, for weir...

20 March 2012 Media centre

We weren’t wrong on flood data

In response to The Australian's article 'We were wrong on flood data, says MDBA' (Tuesday, 20/3/12), the MDBA's Chief Executive Dr Rhondda Dickson...

22 February 2012 Media centre

Basin Plan will increase salt export and improve salinity levels

In response to the Adelaide Advertiser's article 'Salt in the wound' (Monday, 20/2/12), the MDBA's Chief Executive Dr Rhondda Dickson...

23 January 2012 Media centre

Getting Aboriginal voices into the Basin Plan

"We need Aboriginal people to have a say about the draft because the decisions that will be set out in the final plan will have an impact on...

15 December 2011 Media centre

Chair's comments at Griffith consultation meeting on draft plan

CRAIG KNOWLES: Well, ladies and gentlemen - ladies and gentlemen, I think it's terrific. I join with your mayor, as a former mayor myself, in...


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#RiverMurrayWeeklyReport is out now Flows on the Great Darling Anabranch remain steady. On the #MurrayRiver: Brief increase to release at #DartmouthDam Autumn irrigation demands remain strong Goulburn IVT pulse being delivered

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We're moving ahead with detailed design work on a suite of options to improve the movement of water through the Barmah–Millewa Reach of the #MurrayRiver Read our media release: ⏳ View Barmah-Millewa Feasibility Study reports:

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