Murray, Coorong & Lower Lakes

Project Coorong is taking action to restore the health, vitality and visitor experience of this precious place.

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Environmental water for the Murray starts to flow
04 Mar 2021

Environmental water for the Murray starts to flow

The delivery of the 450GL of environmental water for the health of the River Murray has taken its most significant step forward with the announcement of a Victorian water efficiency project to deliver nearly 16GL.

Getting on with delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan
27 Nov 2020

Getting on with delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The South Australian Government has rejected a push by the New South Wales and Victorian governments to extend the 2024 deadline for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Coorong community celebrates 10 years of flows
26 Oct 2020

Coorong community celebrates 10 years of flows

The Coorong and Lower Lakes community have celebrated a major milestone with 10 years of continuous connectivity between the River Murray and Coorong following the Millennium Drought.

River Murray water allocations reach 100 percent
17 Aug 2020

River Murray water allocations reach 100 percent

Water allocations for South Australian River Murray users have now reached 100 percent for the 2020-21 water year.

Coorong infrastructure consultation moves to shortlisting stage
07 Jul 2020

Coorong infrastructure consultation moves to shortlisting stage

The Coorong community are encouraged to get involved in shortlisting potential infrastructure options for securing the future of the iconic wetland with an options guide and survey released today.

Major water infrastructure projects to be prioritised across Murray-Darling Basin
19 Jun 2020

Major water infrastructure projects to be prioritised across Murray-Darling Basin

Infrastructure projects which improve water delivery and create jobs across the Murray-Darling Basin as part of a post COVID-19 stimulus response will be prioritised after today’s Ministerial Council Meeting.

Positive outlook for River Murray water allocations
15 Jun 2020

Positive outlook for River Murray water allocations

South Australian River Murray water allocations will open at 40 percent for the 2020-21 water year and are likely to reach 100 percent before the start of next summer.

Basin jurisdictions remain committed to the Plan
17 Dec 2019

Basin jurisdictions remain committed to the Plan

All Basin jurisdictions remain committed to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan after today’s Ministerial Council meeting in Brisbane.

SA calls for strong leadership on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan
16 Dec 2019

SA calls for strong leadership on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The South Australian Government is calling on all Basin jurisdictions to show mature leadership and continue to progress delivery of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at tomorrow’s Ministerial Council meeting in Brisbane.

Environmental water flows crucial for SA and the health of the Murray-Darling Basin
13 Dec 2019

Environmental water flows crucial for SA and the health of the Murray-Darling Basin

The South Australian Government will seek further commitment from state and federal counterparts to deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in full and on time, at Friday’s Ministerial Council in Melbourne.