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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.

19 August 2011 Media centre

Chair shares the condolences of the Authority

Statement from the Hon. Craig Knowles, Chair of the Authority On behalf of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, and from a personal perspective...

19 August 2011 Media centre

Call for Basin Community Committee members

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is calling for expressions of interest for the second term of the Basin Community Committee (BCC). The BCC gives...

12 August 2011 Media centre

Talking fish: Local knowledge helps conserve fish

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority is using the long-term knowledge of local fishers to inform the current scientific understanding of fish species...

11 August 2011 Media centre

MDBA and states work together on the draft Basin Plan

Statement from the Hon. Craig Knowles, Chair of the Authority The Authority and states are continuing to progress our cooperative effort in...

10 August 2011 Media centre

Murray-Darling Basin Authority supports CRC for Cotton Regions

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has moved to forge stronger working relations with the Australian cotton industry and cotton communities in...

03 August 2011 Media centre

Progress on the Proposed Basin Plan

From the Hon. Craig Knowles During the past fortnight, I have met and spoken with senior ministers and officials in the Basin Governments as part of...

20 July 2011 Media centre

Euston weir pool lowered

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has begun a temporary lowering of Euston weir pool. The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has begun a temporary...

14 July 2011 Media centre

Socio-economic report on the Guide released

The report Community impacts of the Guide to the proposed Murray-Darling Basin Plan is now available. This report is an in-depth retrospective about...


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Narrabri NSW selected for MDBA’s next annual water conference River reflections 14 – 15 June 2023. Read more about Narrabri and the conference here

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It was mostly dry over the #MDBasin again this week. Highlights: All 6 gates at Menindee Main Weir were lifted Hume Dam releases continue to be reduced Inflows to Upper Murray catchments continue to recede Read all: #RiverMurrayWeeklyReport

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