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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.

29 March 2021 Media centre

Highs and lows of water quality explained in MDBA webinar

Water quality will be in the spotlight in the next webinar hosted by the Murray–Darling Basin Authority. The MDBA's new webinar series launched...

25 March 2021 Media centre

Headed to the river this Easter? Rain likely to lower Murray flows

With an early Easter this year, water users and visitors to the River Murray are reminded to keep an eye on river flows as rainfall and cooler...

24 March 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 23 March 2021. All members were present except Phillip Glyde who was represented by Acting Chief...

12 March 2021 Media centre

Changing climate brings leaders together to fast track action

Leaders came together this week to share their climate adaptation knowledge and innovations to help supercharge the effort to help communities and...

26 February 2021 Media centre

Bushfire runoff impacting water quality in Hume Dam and downstream

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has been working to relieve the impacts of last summer's bushfires on water quality downstream of Hume Dam....

23 February 2021 Media centre

MDBA Webinar Series to deep dive into Basin water topics

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority is launching a new webinar series in March to give the community an opportunity to learn more about water...

11 February 2021 Media centre

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 10-11 February 2021. All members were present and the meeting was chaired by Sir Angus Houston. The meeting...

05 February 2021 Media centre

First Nations' knowledge supercharges environment’s response to f...

The traditional water knowledge of our First Nation Peoples is helping to supercharge the long-term benefits of environmental flows in the Murray–...


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