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Murray-Darling Basin Commission
|Sub Category:||Representative Body|
|Location:||Murray-Darling Basin, Australia|
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|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.
|MDB Initiative (2006) The Murray-Darling Basin Commission|
|(1992) Murray-Darling Basin Agreement|
|Morgan, M, Strelein, S, Weir, J, (2006) 'Authority, Knowledge and Values: Indigenous Nations Engagement in the Management of Natural Resources in the Murray-Darling Basin' in M Langton et al (eds), Settling with Indigenous People: Modern treaty and agreement-making (The Federation Press, 2006).|
|Murray-Darling Basin Commission (2006) Annual Report 2005-2006|
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