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Latest media releases

Priming our Basin for drought recovery – the 2020-21 priorities for environmental watering

The prolonged drought across the Basin means in the next 12 months environmental water will be used strategically to protect our wetlands, floodplains and river ecosystems from further damage, and...

Basin Plan Report Card reveals steady progress, with more to do

The six-monthly 'health check' released by the MDBA today shows progress to implement the Murray–Darling Basin Plan has kept pace, with more action needed in the future to deliver important on–ground...

Joint Media Release: Torrumbarry weir pool level to vary for river bank health and stability

Water levels in the Torrumbarry weir pool on the Murray River will vary between June and August this year to help improve the health and stability of the river banks.

Communiques

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

As the Murray–Darling Basin Authority met for the last time this financial year, we took stock of the extraordinary battering communities in the Basin have endured over the past twelve months, with...

Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council, 19 June 2020

The Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council met on Friday 19 June via video conference to progress actions to build a strong and sustainable Basin.

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

As the close of autumn brings a striking turnaround in climate conditions, the Murray–Darling Basin Authority welcomes signs of a boost in confidence across the Basin thanks to recent rain and an...