Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Strategy

Proposed Basin Plan: August 2012

On 28th May 2012, the Authority provided a package of documents to each member of the Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council which included a transmittal letter, the Proposed Basin Plan – a revised draft, the Proposed Basin Plan consultation report, the Socio-economic implications of the Proposed...
Report

The Draft Basin Plan: Catchment by Catchment

The Basin Plan aims to balance the water needs of the environment and other uses, through the establishment of new limits (known as sustainable diversion limits, or SDLs) on the volumes of water use. Drawing on the best available information and advice, the Authority has...
Report

Proposed Basin Plan

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is preparing the Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan to present proposals to the community for discussion. These proposals are about the key decisions the Authority is required to make under the Water Act 2007, in particular the new limits on...
Report

Delivering A Healthy Working Basin About the draft Basin Plan

Most of the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin can be considered 'working rivers'. While the flows in some rivers, like the Paroo, remain mostly natural, for the majority of rivers, water is captured, extracted or diverted to support communities, agriculture and other industries. Communities also...
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Community impacts of the Guide to the proposed Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Assesses the likely social, human, financial and economic implications of the proposals in the 'Guide to the proposed [Murray-Darling] Basin Plan' on local communities across the Basin's 19 regions. The primary objective was to understand the impacts on local, small-scale, human issues and costs during...