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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.

12 April 2011 Media centre

An interview with Authority member Ms Dianne Davidson

Authority member Dianne Davidson has spoken to ABC Radio National's Bush Telegraph program in an interview entitled 'The Murray-Darling Basin...

06 April 2011 Media centre

MDBA Chair Mr Craig Knowles’ speech to the Sustaining Rural Communitie...

The Chair of the Authority, Mr Craig Knowles, has spoken at a conference in Narrabri about his recent tour of the Basin. Chair's speech Good...

04 April 2011 Media centre

Euston weir pool operation update

Flows in the River Murray continue to recede. As a result, Weir 15 at Euston will be reinstated with work commencing about the 11th of April, when...

29 March 2011 Media centre

Mildura Weir re-instatement in early April

The Weir at Mildura is planned to be re-instated in early April as flows in the Murray continue to recede. This work is expected to commence on...

23 March 2011 Media centre

Clarification of release of socio-economic study

The Authority is committed to publishing the socio-economic report on the local community impacts of the Basin Plan once it becomes available. The...

25 February 2011 Media centre

Authority member resigns

Dr Diana Day has tendered her resignation to the Governor General, effective today. Chair's statement I’ve been advised today that Dr Diana Day...

27 January 2011 Media centre

Euston Weir Pool Operation

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) and State Water today advised of the potential for the Euston Weir pool to be lowered below full...

07 January 2011 Media centre

The highs and lows of floods in the River Murray

Dead and dying fish are not what people expect to see when the River Murray is in flood, but that is exactly what can happen when a flood leads to a...


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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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