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Audit finds holes in water compliance systems

An audit by the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has found more work is needed before state government processes to measure and report on water use from a southern Queensland groundwater...

Learning from last year ahead of another tough summer for native fish

An independent report identifies ways to apply the lessons learnt from last summer’s fish death response to the upcoming summer in an effort to provide the best protection for native fish.

Water for the environment is making the grade

The latest report card evaluating the use of water for the environment at key sites along the Murray River shows a solid improvement at most sites over the past 10 years.

Communiques

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 13-14 August 2019 in Dubbo, New South Wales.

Murray–Darling Ministerial Council, 4 August 2019

The Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council met in Canberra to discuss the impact that current drought and dry conditions are having on communities, agriculture and the environment.

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) held its July meeting in Shepparton, Victoria, on 2-3 July. The ongoing drought framed much of the Authority's discussions.