printable versionPrint this page

Murray-Darling Basin Commission

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Representative Body
Place:Murray-Darling Basin
Alternative Names:
  • MDBC
  • URL:
    Summary Information:
    The Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) 'is the executive arm of the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council ['the Ministerial Council'] and is responsible for:

    - managing the River Murray and the Menindee Lakes system of the lower Darling River, and
    - advising the Ministerial Council on matters related to the use of the water, land and other environmental resources of the Murray-Darling Basin.'

    The MDBC is responsible to the Ministerial Council and the governments that form part of the Ministerial Council, but '[i]t is not a government department nor a statutory body of any individual government.'

    Operation of the MDBC is provided for in Part IV of the Murray-Darling Basin Agreement.

    Related Entries

  • Memorandum of Understanding between Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations and Murray-Darling Basin Commission - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations - Signatory

  • Google
    Top of page

    Was this useful? Click here to fill in the ATNS survey