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In listening and engaging with you, our objectives are:

  • To stay connected with people living and working in the Basin to gain the full range of perspectives.
  • To increase people’s understanding of the Basin Plan issues and the Basin Plan implementation process and outcomes.
  • To create opportunities for people to provide their local knowledge to inform our work.
  • To increase people’s confidence in our planning and engagement processes by following our engagement principles.
  • To thoroughly consider, acknowledge and value people’s contributions.

Read more about our how we engage with our partners.



In listening and engaging with you, our objectives are:

  • To stay connected with people living and working in the Basin to gain the full range of perspectives.
  • To increase people’s understanding of the Basin Plan issues and the Basin Plan implementation process and outcomes.
  • To create opportunities for people to provide their local knowledge to inform our work.
  • To increase people’s confidence in our planning and engagement processes by following our engagement principles.
  • To thoroughly consider, acknowledge and value people’s contributions.

Read more about our how we engage with our partners.



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  • Hi I have a question regarding EC Credits held by State Governments (particularly NSW and VIC) to offset the salinity impacts of new irrigation Developments. Are all States in credit given the significant development that has occured in the last 3 - 5 years upstream of Mildura? Also there has been a lot of redevelopment to higher use crops on existing licenced land in VIC, how is this accounted for under the BSMS? Regards Peter

    Ebner asked about 2 months ago

    Thanks Peter, we're looking into this so will get back to you shortly.

  • why is the lachhlan catchment excluded from membership of the Murray Darling basin Community committee

    ed vagg asked over 2 years ago

    Hi Ed, thanks for your question.

    The Lachlan catchment is not excluded from the Basin Community Committee and Karen Hutchinson (based in Griffith) is your nearest member.

    Under the Water Act, the Committee consists of a chair and up to 16 members selected from geographic regions right across the Murray-Darling Basin.

    Anyone from anywhere in the Basin can apply for a position when they are advertised, and the current group are mid-way thru their 3-year term.

    If you’d like to contact any member of the Committee, you can email them via engagement@mdba.gov.au


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