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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.

08 July 2011 Media centre

Refilling of Lake Mulwala to begin

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority, in conjunction with Goulburn-Murray Water, has announced that the refilling of Lake Mulwala will begin on Friday...

01 July 2011 Media centre

Chair speaks about the science behind the proposed Basin Plan

The Chair of the Authority, the Hon Craig Knowles, today spoke to the ABC’s World Today program about the science behind the proposed Basin Plan.

01 July 2011 Media centre

Barmah Choke trade rules relaxed for 2011-12

Trades of water allocations from above to below the Barmah Choke will be allowed in the 2011-12 water year. This announcement follows the decision...

15 June 2011 Media centre

Further lowering of Lake Mulwala to control weed

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority, in conjunction with Goulburn-Murray Water, is planning to further lower the water level in Lake Mulwala...

23 May 2011 Media centre

Authority says findings will be considered

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has once again committed to considering the findings of the Windsor Inquiry. Today the Chair of the Standing...

28 April 2011 Media centre

Torrumbarry Weir pool to be partially lowered

The level of the Torrumbarry Weir pool will be gradually lowered below the Full Supply Level (FSL) of 86.05 m AHD by up to 40 cm. The partial...

21 April 2011 Media centre

Lowering of Lake Mulwala to control invasive weed

Lake Mulwala will be lowered after Easter so as to allow residents and visitors full use of the lake across the Easter holidays. The Murray-...

19 April 2011 Media centre

Landline’s coverage of the MDBA Chair Mr Craig Knowles’ speech to the...

The ABC's Landline program spoke to a number of people in Narrabri about their reaction to the Chair's speech. Visit the ABC News website to watch...


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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

1 day 22 hours ago

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

2 days 43 min ago