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12 August 2021 News and updates

River Murray water quality

To help keep the water from the River Murray System suitable for drinking, agriculture, the environment, and recreation, the MDBA has launched a...

12 August 2021 News and updates

Water initiatives a priority for the Australian Government

The Australian Government is committed to delivering water infrastructure and climate change projects to help benefit and secure the future of the...

12 August 2021 News and updates

Wet winter provides positive operating outlook for the Murray

Rising dam levels in the River Murray System are providing a positive start to the water year according to the MDBA’s 2021-22 Annual Operating...

12 August 2021 News and updates

A wet winter for the Namoi and Gwydir

Take a look at this impressive aerial shot of some Gilgai country on the Namoi floodplain, west of Narrabri in New South Wales.

11 August 2021 News and updates

Fish back from the brink

Native fish are reappearing in areas of the Murray–Darling Basin where they were believed to be locally extinct or critically endangered.

11 August 2021 Alerts and advice

High flows in the Murray

Releases from Hume Dam have been been changed based on conditions in the upper Murray catchment and downstream water needs.

10 August 2021 Media centre

MDBA starts small releases from Hume Dam as storage reaches 90 per cen...

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has started releasing a small volume of water from Hume Dam to maintain airspace for the inflows expected from...

10 August 2021 Media centre

Joint media release: Yarrawonga Weir crossing to close in October 2021

The Yarrawonga Weir bridge will be permanently closed to public vehicle traffic from 15 October 2021. The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA),...