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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.

28 June 2010 Media centre

Additional consultation on draft Murray–Darling Basin Plan

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority will hold an additional stage of consultation on the Murray–Darling Basin Plan, before the release of the Proposed...

26 May 2010 Media centre

Sunraysia weir pools to be lowered for upgrade works

The Mildura weir pool is to be fully drawn down over July to allow upgrade works and the construction of a fishway. The water level of the...

15 April 2010 Media centre

Lock 8 weir pool lowered for Mulcra Island environmental works

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority announced today that the Lock 8 weir pool would be partially lowered in preparation for construction of the Mulcra...

12 April 2010 Media centre

Basin Agreement rules applied as Authority assumes control of Menindee...

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority assumed control of the water in the Menindee Lakes over the weekend. The Lakes have been under New South...

08 April 2010 Media centre

All red alerts removed for the Murray River

Murray Regional Algal Coordinating Committee The Murray and Sunraysia Regional Algal Coordinating Committees today announced the further downgrading...

07 April 2010 Media centre

Water stakeholders hear expert Basin Plan update

More than 200 representative water stakeholders gathered in Canberra today for an expert update on the development of the new Murray-Darling Basin...

29 March 2010 Media centre

Blue green algae bloom Red Alert Warning at Mildura

Murray Regional Algal Coordinating Committee The Sunraysia Regional Algal Coordinating Committee today issued a red alert for the Murray River at...

25 March 2010 Media centre

Red Alert Warning issued for Murray River at Colignan through to Mildu...

Murray Regional Algal Coordinating Committee New information on the blue-green algal bloom in the Murray River received today has shown an increase...


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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: @AlburyCity @WaterNSW

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Noticed that the water in #LakeMulwala on the Vic/NSW border at Yarrawonga is slowly disappearing? Find out why. @GMWater

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