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15 November 2018 Media centre

Getting the measure of water allocations

In good years, water flowing down the Murray River meets everyone's needs with a bit in reserve. Either side of those years are the floods when there...

09 November 2018 Media centre

Drought means hard decisions for both farmers and water managers

Those on the land know better than anyone that drought means tough decisions and many risks to be weighed up. Drought also demands good risk...

06 November 2018 Media centre

Applying the rules to share water during dry times

By Phillip Glyde, MDBA Chief Executive Running the River Murray has always been an exercise in sharing water—between three states that own the water...

26 September 2018 Media centre

Fair water management depends on secure property rights

With the current drought hurting communities across large swathes of Queensland, New South Wales and increasingly Victoria and South Australia, it...

21 September 2018 Media centre

World Rivers Day

Ask Australians to name our natural wonders and quickly you'll hear a list of national treasures like the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, the Daintree and...

04 May 2018 Media centre

Basin Plan will secure the health of the Coorong — but it can't...

In a world of relentless 24-hour news cycles, visionary, long-term policy-making can seem a dying art.  But the Murray–Darling Basin Plan has thus...

29 April 2018 Media centre

Basin Plan on track

Contrary to recent claims by some commentators, the Murray Darling Basin Plan is on track to deliver the equivalent of the 3200 GL of environmental...

25 November 2016 Media centre

Op Ed — Basin Plan checking the settings to get the best outcomes

By Phillip Glyde, MDBA Chief Executive When the Basin Plan was drafted in 2012, the system was under serious strain. The millennium drought was a...

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