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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.

15 February 2010 Media centre

Red alert extended for Murray River

Algal Alert Bulletin - Murray and Sunraysia Regional Algal Coordinating Committees Deputy Chair of the Murray Regional Algal Coordinating Committee...

13 December 2009 Media centre

Forums tackle progress and process of developing new Basin Plan

Two forums being conducted over four days this week by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in Canberra will engage stakeholders on the progress and...

11 December 2009 Media centre

Northern Basin Indigenous forum adds Basin Plan input

More than 60 representatives from 27 Indigenous nations in the Northern Murray-Darling Basin took part in the Northern Basin Indigenous Gathering at...

07 December 2009 Media centre

Lock 3 to close for repairs, upgrade

River Murray users will not be able to pass through Lock 3 at Overland Corner in South Australia for about 12 weeks from January 11 while essential...

01 December 2009 Media centre

Joint Murray-Darling Basin Authority - Basin Community Committee clari...

A joint meeting of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and its Basin Community Committee held at Albury today was provided a with clear set of issues...

12 November 2009 Media centre

Have your say on setting new water extraction limits from Basin rivers...

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority today released a major discussion paper on the issues involved in setting new Basin-wide limits to the amount of...

11 November 2009 Media centre

Refilling of Euston Lakes begins

The refilling of Euston Lakes (Dry Lake and Lake Benanee) began this week after being isolated from the River Murray for nearly two years. The lakes...

05 November 2009 Media centre

Toowoomba meeting highlights Basin-wide water planning

A meeting of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority board members at Toowoomba in Queensland on 4 and 5 November has served to emphasise the new Basin-...


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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

5 days 10 hours ago

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

6 days 11 hours ago