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Latest media releases

Releases from Hume Dam increase to create more airspace

The following can be attributed to Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) Executive Director of River Management Andrew Reynolds: 

Joint media release: Dartmouth Dam to spill for the first time in 26 years

After hovering around 99% capacity for 4 weeks, the largest water storage in the Murray–Darling Basin is expected to be flowing over the spillway tomorrow thanks to inflows from last weekend's rain.

Basin Heroes pilot program deepens water knowledge among Leeton students

Did you know that Fivebough Wetlands is of national and international significance? Whitton Murrami Public School students do, thanks to their Basin Heroes.

Communiques

Basin Officials Committee Communique – 21 July 2022 – Out of the BOCs

The Basin Officials Committee (BOC) met in Canberra on 21 July 2022 on the country of the First People of the Ngunnawal nation.

Murray–Darling Basin Authority Communique

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority met on 15 August 2022 on Ngunnawal Country (Canberra). 

Basin Officials Committee Communique – 1 June 2022 – Out of the BOCs

The Basin Officials Committee (BOC) met in Mildura on 1 June 2022 on the country of the First People of the Millewa-Mallee (Latji Latji/Ngintait).