Exhibits which have been tendered to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission’s public hearings can be accessed here.

Some exhibits may not be capable of being uploaded to this website. If you seek access to any of these exhibits, please contact the Commission by telephone (08) 8207 1483 or email mdbroyalcommission [at] mdbrc.sa.gov.au

18 June, 2018

RCE1: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan: Volume 1 – Overview' (MDBA Publication No 60/10, 2010)

RCE2: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan: Volume 2 – Technical Background' (MDBA Publication No 61/10, 2010)

RCE3: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘The Northern Basin Review’ (MDBA Publication No 39/16, November 2016)

RCE4: CSIRO, ‘A Science Review of the Implications for South Australia of the Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan: Synthesis’ (Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No 11/1, 7 June 2011)

RCE5: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism: Draft Determination Report’ (MDBA Publication No 37/17, 2 October 2017)

RCE6: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘The Proposed “Environmentally Sustainable Level of Take” for Surface Water of the Murray-Darling Basin: Method and Outcomes’ (MDBA Publication No 226/11, November 2011)

RCE7: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Plan for the Murray-Darling Basin – Role of Authority Chair' (Media Release, 7 December 2010)

RCE8: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Hydrologic Modelling of the Relaxation of Operational Constraints in the Southern Connected System: Methods and Results’ (MDBA Publication No 76/12, October 2012)

RCE9: W J Young et al, ‘Science Review of the Estimation of an Environmentally Sustainable Level of Take for the Murray-Darling Basin’ (Final Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, CSIRO, November 2011)

RCE10: Matt Gibbs et al, ‘Science Review of MDBA Modelling of Relaxing Constraints for Basin Plan Scenarios’ (Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Technical Note No 2012/02, September 2012)

RCE11: Legal Opinions Submitted to the Senate and Constitutional Affairs Reference Committee, Various (2011)

RCE12: Submissions to Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission in response to Issues Paper 2, Various (2018)

RCE13: CSIRO, ‘Water Availability in the Murray-Darling Basin: A Report to the Australian Government’ (Report, October 2008)

RCE14: Witness Statement of Mr David Bell (14 June 2018) and Submission of Mr David Bell in response to Issues Paper 2 (12 June 2018), with attachment, T Wallace, et al, ''Natural' Versus 'Artificial' Watering of Floodplains and Wetlands' (Final Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre, October 2011)

27 and 28 June, 2018

RCE15: Witness Statement of Dr Matthew Colloff (21 June 2018)

RCE16: CSIRO 'Assessment of the Ecological and Economic Benefits of Environmental Water in the Murray-Darling Basin (CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country National Research Flagship, Canberra 2012)

RCE17: CSIRO, Draft,  Chapter 3- Ecological Benefits, 'Assessment of the Ecological and Economic Benefits of Environmental Water in the Murray-Darling Basin' (last edited 6 December 2011)

RCE18: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Hydrologic Modelling to Inform the Proposed Basin Plan' (Report, February 2012)

RCE19: Handwritten Notes of Dr Colloff  and Summary of those notes (Various Dates) 

RCE20: Witness Statement of Mr Peter Cosier (24 June 2018) and attachment 

RCE21: Submission of the South Australian Government (June 2018)

RCE22: Hunt, P 'Basin plan to be watered down' (6 April 2011), Weekly Times

RCE23: Cosier, P, Letter of resignation from the Basin Testing Committee to Mr Craig Knowles,  4 May 2011

RCE24: Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, 'Proposal for an Independent Science Accreditation Panel' ( a report released by the end of May 2011)

RCE25: MDBA, Science Leaders Forum  4 May 2011, document in response by Young, Blackmore, Jones

RCE26: Colloff, M, et al, 'Adaption services of floodplains and wetlands under transformational climate change' (2016) 26 Ecological Applications, Ecological Society of America, 1003

RCE27: Submission of Professor John Williams and Professor R. Quentin Grafton, 19 April 2018

RCE28: Williams, J, 'Water reform in the Murray–Darling Basin: a challenge in complexity in balancing social, economic and environmental perspectives' (2017) 150 part 1 Journal of the Proceedings of the Royal Society of NSW, 68

RCE29: Grafton R.Q, et al, 'Global Insights into Water Resources, Climate Change and Governance' 25 November 2013,  Macmillan Publishers Limited, Nature Climate Change

RCE30: Pittock, J., et al 'The Murray–Darling Basin plan fails to deal adequately with climate change (September 2015), Journal of the Australian Water Association, 28.

RCE31: Quentin Grafton, ‘Editorial: Water Reform and Planning in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia’ (2016), Water Economics and Policy Vol. 3 No. 3

RCE32: Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Response to Professor Grafton’s editorial ‘Water Reform and Planning in the Murray-darling Basin, Australia’, 19 May 2017

RCE33: Colloff, M, Wilkiams, J, Grafton, R Q 'Joint Submission to the Productivity Commission Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five Year Assessment'' (16 April 2018)

RCE34: Williams, J, Grafton, R Q, Submission to The House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources, 'Myths about water savings and subsidies for capital-intensive irrigation technologies: policy implications for Australia' (21 March 2017)

RCE35: Return-flow diagram (undated) 

RCE36: Commonwealth, Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee, 'Management of the Murray-Darling Basin, second interim report: the Basin Plan, Senate (October 2012)

RCE37: Commonwealth, Australian Government response to the Senate  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee report: 'Management of the Murray-Darling Basin System: Second Interim Report: the Basin Plan'  (January 2013)

RCE38: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Developing the Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan, Peer Review Reports, (MDBA Publication 62/10, 1 December 2010)

RCE39: Submission of Professor Richard Kingsford (undated)

RCE40: Kingsford RT, et al 'Continental impacts of water development on waterbirds, contrasting two Australian river basins: Global implications for sustainable water use' (2017,) 23 Global Change Biology, 4958

RCE41: Steinfeld C, at al, 'Disconnecting the floodplain: earthworks and their ecological effect on a dryland floodplain in the Murray–Darling Basin, Australia' (2013) 29 River Research and Applications, 206

RCE42: Kingsford RT, et al, 'Strategic adaptive management guidelines for effective conservation of freshwater ecosystems in and around protected areas of the world' (2012), IUCN WCPA Freshwater Taskforce, Australian Wetlands and Rivers Centre, Sydney.

RCE43: Ren, S, Kingsford, RT (2013), 'Statistically integrated flow and flood modelling compared to hydrologically integrated quantity and quality model for annual flows in the regulated Macquarie River in arid Australia' (2011), 48 Environmental Management, 177

RCE44: Kingsford R, et al, 'Monitoring waterbird populations with aerial surveys - what have we learnt?' (2013) 36 Wildlife Research, 29

RCE45: Kingsford, R, 'Ecological impacts of dams, water diversions and river management on floodplain wetlands in Australia' (2000) 25 Austral Ecology, 109

RCE46: Bewsher D, et al, 'Water Resources Investigations of Menindee Lakes, NSW' (1994) Water Down Under, 89

RCE47: Chiew, F S H, et al, 'Comparison of runoff modelled using rainfall from different downscaling methods for historical and future climates' (1994) 387 Journal of Hydrology, 10

RCE48: Potter N.J, et al, 'An investigation into changes in climate characteristics causing the recent very low runoff in the southern Murray-Darling Basin using rainfall-runoff models' (2011), 47 Water Resources Research

RCE49: Centre for Ecosystem Science, UNSW Sydney, 'Submission on Implementing the NSW Floodplain Harvesting Policy and Better Management of Environmental Water – Consultation Papers' (undated)

RCE50: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Environmental Outcomes of the Northern Basin Review (October 2016)

RCE51: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'MDBA Analysis: Menindee Lakes water saving project phase 2 business case, proponent: NSW (document 64) (undated)

3 July, 2018

RCE52: Professor Sarah Wheeler et al, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin’s Royal Commission, 30 April 2018

RCE53: RM Consulting Group, 'Basin Plan – GMID socio-economic impact assessment: Final Report' (13 October 2016)

RCE54: Blackwell, McFarlane and Stayner, 'Final Review Report for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority: An independent review of social and economic modelling inputs to the Northern Basin Review' (12 October 2016), University of New England

RCE55: KPMG Economics, 'Northern Basin Community Modelling: Economic Assessment of Water Recovery Scenarios' (November 2016)

RCE56: Marsden Jacob Associates, 'Economic effects of the Commonwealth water recovery programs in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area: Report prepared for the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources' (October 2017)

RCE57: KPMG Economics, 'Southern Basin Community Modelling: Preliminary Data Analysis – Chart Pack' (February 2018)

RCE58: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'Northern Basin Review Technical Overview of the Social and Economic Analysis', (December 2016)

RCE59: Correspondence from Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission to Mr Matthew Toulmin,  RMCG, re notification of contrary evidence, 22 June 2018

RCE60: Correspondence from Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission to Dr Laurent Cretegny and Dr Michael Malakellis, KPMG Economics, re notification of contrary evidence, 22 June 2018

RCE61: Grafton and Wheeler, 'Economics of Water Recovery in the Murray-Darling Basin' (5 March 2018) Australia, Annual Review of Resource Economics

RCE62: Wheeler, Zuo, Bjornlund, Investigating the delayed on-farm consequences of selling water entitlements in the Murray-Darling Basin, Agriculture Water Management 145 (2014) 72-82

RCE63: Loch, Wheeler, Boxall et al, Irrigator preferences for water recovery budget expenditure in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia, Land Use Policy 36 (2014) 396-404

RCE64: Correspondence from Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission to  Dr Boyd Blackwell, University of New England,  re notification of contrary evidence, 22 June 2018

RCE65: Correspondence from Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission to Mr Andrew Metcalfe AO, Ernst & Young re notice of contrary evidence,  22 June 2018

5 July, 2018

RCE66: Letter to the Commissioner from Hon David Speirs MP re South Australian Government’s submission to the Royal Commission, 18 June 2018

RCE67: Letter to Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission from Dr Peter Mayfield, CSIRO re High Court Proceedings, 29 June 2018

RCE68: Letter to Dr Peter Mayfield, CSIRO from Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission in response to letter, 29 June 2018, 4 July 2018

RCE69: R E Lester, et al, 'Analysis of South Australia’s Environmental Water and Water Quality Requirements and their Delivery under the Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan',  Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No 11/2, 2011 

10 July, 2018

RCE70: R E Lester et al, Assessing the Impact of Volumes Proposed under the Draft Basin Plan on the Coorong and Murray Mouth Region, Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No 13/2, 2013

RCE71: R E Lester et al, Lower Lakes and Coorong Recovery, Specifying an environmental water requirement for the Coorong and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert: A first iteration, Government of South Australia, June 2011

RCE72: New South Wales Government Department of Primary Industries,  'Menindee Lakes Notification - Attachment A: Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project, Phase 2 Business Case’, Blackwatch Consulting Pty Ltd, June 2017

RCE73: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 21 May 2018

11 July, 2018

RCE74: Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, Submission to the Water Renewal Taskforce, 15 April 2018

12 July, 2018

RCE75: Michael Murray, Cotton Australia, Submission to the Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission, 30 April 2018 

RCE76: Barma Water Resources, ‘Northern Basin Historic Flow and Usage Report’ (April 2018)

RCE77: Michael Murray, Submission to the Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission (Issues Paper No. 2), 1 June 2018

RCE78: Cotton Australia and Cotton Research and Development Corporation, ‘Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report 2014’ (2014) 

RCE79: Australian Cotton Research Institute, ‘The Australian Cotton Water Story – A Decade of Research and Development 2002-2012’ (2012) 

RCE80: Cotton Australia, Graph headed 'Australian Cotton Production and Area,' (undated)

RCE81: Photograph of Macquarie Marshes: grazing exclusion (2005) and P Austin, 'Quick access to flood feed after Willancorah' sale', the Land (12 November 2009)

RCE82: Witness statement of Maryanne Slattery, 11 July 2018

RCE83: Marryanne Slattery, Submission to Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission (July 2018)

RCE84: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Map headed 'Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Plan Areas - Surface Water' (2003),  marked by Maryanne Slattery

17 July, 2018

RCE85: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Blueprint for National Water Plan 2003’ (31 July 2003)

RCE86: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Sustainable Diversions in the Murray-Darling Basin: An analysis of options for achieving a sustainable diversion limit in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (June 2010)

RCE87: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Statement on the 2011 Draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan’ (January 2012)

RCE88: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Analysis of Groundwater in the 2011 Draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan’ (April 2012)

RCE89: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Once again the taxpayer pays, individuals benefit and the river loses, Wentworth Group Evaluation of the Proposed Basin Plan 2012’ (20 August 2012)

RCE90: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Does a 3,200GL reduction in extraction combined with the relaxation of eight constraints give a healthy working Murray-Darling Basin river system?’ (October 2012)

RCE91: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Five actions necessary to deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan ‘in full and on time’’ (5 June 2017)

RCE92: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Review of Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (November 2017)

RCE93: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Requirements of SDL adjustment projects to ensure they are consistent with the Water Act 2007, Basin Plan 2012, MDBA policies and intergovernmental agreements’ (6 May 2018)

RCE94: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Advice on Basin Plan Amendment Instrument 2017 (No. 1)’ (January 2018)

RCE95: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Submission on the proposed amendments to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’ (24 February 2017)

RCE96: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, ‘Submission on the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism: Draft Determination Report’ (3 November 2017)

RCE97: Witness statement of Alan Whyte, 16 July 2018 

RCE98: South West Water Users, 'Items for Discussion at New South Wales Irrigators’ Council, 7 February 2018

RCE99: Alan Whyte, 'A Report of Meetings with NSW Irrigators' Council 28 February to 3 March 2017' (draft), 6 March 2017

RCE100: Lower Darling Horticulture Group, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, Inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin, 21 March 2018 

RCE101: Statement of Rachel Strachan (and attachment), 13 July 2018

18 July, 2018

RCE102: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Basin Plan Water Resource Plan Requirements: Position Statement 1B – Interpreting “have regard to’’’ (MDBA Statement, 23 March 2017)

RCE103: Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations, Submission to the  Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 17 May 2018

RCE104: Monica Morgan, Lisa Strelein and Jessica Weir, ‘Indigenous Rights to Water in the Murray-Darling Basin: In support of the Indigenous Final Report to the Living Murray Initiative’ (AIATSIS Research Discussion Paper No 14, 2004)

RCE105: Monica Morgan, “Cultural Flows: Asserting Indigenous Rights and Interests in the Waters of the Murray-Darling River System, Australia” in B.R. Johnston et al. (eds.), Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures? (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, 2012) 453-466.

RCE106: National Irrigators’ Council, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission (and appendices), April 2018

RCE107: Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council, Submission No 15 to Productivity Commission, Five-Year Review of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, April 2018

RCE108: Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council, Submission No 31 to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs Committee, Inquiry on the Murray-Darling Basin, September 2017

RCE109: Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council, Submission No 13 to House of Representatives Standing Committee, Inquiry into Water Use Efficiency in Australian Agriculture, March 2017

RCE110: Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council, Submission No 13 to Productivity Commission, National Water Reform Inquiry, April 2017

19 July, 2018

RCE111: Fred Hooper (Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations) Submission No 201 to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Northern Basin Review, 2017

RCE112: Cheryl Buchanan (Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations) Submission to the Water Reform Division Department of Environment, Review of the Water Act 2007 (Cth), 30 July 2014

RCE114: Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations, Suggestions for legislative amendment to Water Act, (provided to Tony Bourke, undated)

RCE117: Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, Yorta Yorta Nation (map) (accessed 19 July 2018)

RCE118: Murray-Darling Basin Commission, ‘Memorandum of Understanding between Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations and Murray-Darling Basin Commission’ (23 March 2006)

RCE119: National Cultural Flow Research Project, ‘Dhungala Baaka: Rethinking the Future of Water Management in Australia’ (Report, 2018)

RCE120: National Cultural Flow Research Project, ‘Cultural Flows: A Guide for First Nations’ (Report, 2018)

RCE121: National Cultural Flow Research Project, ‘A Pathway to Cultural Flows in Australia’ (Report, 2018)

RCE122: Commonwealth, Government Offer for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, announced via media statement of the Hon. David Littleproud MP,  7 May 2018

RCE123: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, 'Ensuring equity in the development and assessment of water resource plans' (MLDRIN discussion paper, April 2016)

RCE124: Witness statement of David Harriss, 18 July 2018

RCE125: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, Submission to Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 7 June 2018

RCE126: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, Supplementary submission to Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin, 16 July 2018

RCE127: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, Submission to Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Proposed Basin Plan Amendments, 24 February 2017

RCE128: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, Submission to Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism Draft Determination, (undated)

RCE129: Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, MLDRIN Brifing Paper, ‘Cultural Flows and Aboriginal Environmental Outcomes’ (undated)

24 July, 2018

RCE130: Bewsher Consulting Pty Ltd, 'Review of the hydrological modelling frameworks used to inform potential Basin Plan amendments' (Final Report, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, September 2016)

RCE131: Bewsher Consulting Pty Ltd, ‘Independent review of hydrologic modelling for SDL adjustments’ (Final Report, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 30 September 2017)

RCE132: Witness statement of John Clements, 23 July 2018

RCE133: Northern Basin Advisory Committee, ‘Finding the Balance: Final Report of the Northern Basin Advisory Committee’ (Report, 9 October 2016)

RCE134: Emma Bradbury, Murray Darling Association, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 27 April 2018

RCE135: Emma Bradbury, Murray Darling Association, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 3 November 2017

RCE136: Murray Darling Association, 'Report on the Social and Economic Impacts of the Basin Plan Local Government Data Collection Project' (2015)

25 July, 2018

RCE137: Bewsher Consulting Pty Ltd, ‘Barwon-Darling Valley Independent Audit of Cap Model,’  (Final Report, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, January 2013)

RCE138: William Johnson, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 30 April 2018

RCE139: Witness Statement of William Johnson, 24 July 2018

RCE140: Ken Matthews AO, 'Independent investigation into NSW water management and compliance' (Interim Report, New South Wales Department of Industry, 8 September 2017)

RCE141: Ken Matthews AO, 'Independent investigation into NSW water management and compliance - advice on implementation' (Final Report, NSW Department of Industry, 24 November 2017)

RCE142: Notes made by William Johnson of a consultation meeting in Dubbo, 16 March 2018

RCE143: New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage, 'Native fish of the Darling River- Managing water for fish and connectivity', May 2017

RCE144: Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper, Submission to the Murray-Darling Royal Commission (and appendix), 30 April 2018

RCE145: Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper and Dr Brenton Zampatti, ‘History, hydrology and hydraulics: Rethinking the ecological management of large rivers’ (2018)  2018;11:e1965 Ecohydrology, 1

RCE146: Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper and Dr Brenton Zampatti, ‘Background Paper: Use of life history conceptual models of fish in flow management in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, February 2015)

RCE147: Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper and Dr Brenton Zampatti, ‘Background Paper: Rethinking the Natural Flow Paradigm  in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, February 2015)

RCE148: Dr Martin Mallen-Cooper, et al. ‘Managing the Chowilla Creek Environmental Regulator for Fish Species at Risk’ (Report to the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board, 2011)

RCE149: Dr Ian Overton et al, ‘Development of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan SDL Adjustment Ecological Elements Method’ (Report to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 2014)

RCE150: Dr Brenton Zampatti, et al. ‘Reproduction and recruitment of Golden Perch (Macquaria ambigua ambigua) in the Southern Murray-Darling Basin in 2013-2014: an exploration of river-scale response, connectivity and population dynamics’ (SARDI Research Report Series No. 820, Publication No. F2014/000756-1, SARDI PIRSA, February 2015)

RCE151: Dr Brenton Zampatti, Project E.1.15 - Science to inform artificial floodplain inundation: movement and habitat use of Murray Cod during testing of the Chowilla Creek regulator, Goyder Institute for Water Research, Environmental Water <http://www.goyderinstitute.org/projects/view-project/32>

RCE152: K Holland et al, ‘Floodplain Response and Recovery: Comparison Between Natural and Artificial Floods’ (Technical Report Series 13/4, Goyder Institute for Water Research, 2013)

RCE153: Dr Brenton Zampatti, Chris Bice, and Phillipa Wilson, ‘Can further regulation of the River Murray be used to promote ecosystem health? A fish ecology perspective’ (abstract of presentation to Australian Society for Limnology Conference 2016), 16.

26 July, 2018

RCE154: Minute from Director, Cap Transition to Chief Executive, Murray-Darling Basin Authority re Response to NSW: Accreditation of the Barwon-Darling cap model, 17 February 2014

RCE155: Curriculum vitae of Professor R. Quentin Grafton

RCE156: Submission of Ian Cole, Barwon-Darling Water, May 2018

RCE157: Barwon-Darling Water, 'Barwon-Darling 101- Understanding the unregulated Barwon-Darling River and its water users', 9 January 2018

RCE158: Anna Bailey, NSW Department of Primary Industries, ‘Proposed Shepherding Arrangements for Environmental Water in NSW’ (Powerpoint presentation), May/June 2012

RCE160: Letter from David Harris to Fort Bourke Pty Ltd re 'Barwon-Darling cap management strategy, change in licence conditions', 25 June 2007

30 July, 2018

RCE161: RMCG, ‘Update on GMID Water Availability Scenarios and Irrigated Production across the Southern Connected Basin’ (Report, 6 June 2018)

RCE162: Rob Rendell, RMCG, 'SA Royal Commission, contrary evidence response, "GMID socio-economic impacts of the MDB Plan"', (PowerPoint presentation), 30 July 2018 

31 July, 2018

RCE164: NSW Department of Primary Industries, Water, 'Pre-requisite Policy Measure Implementation Plan', June 2017

RCE165: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Pre-requisite Policy Measures Assessment Guidelines Final,’ 9 April 2015

RCE166: Qiang Jiang and R Quentin Grafton, ‘Economic Effects of Climate Change in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia’ (2012) 110 Agricultural Systems 10, 10-16

RCE167: R Quentin Grafton, ‘How to Increase the Cost-Effectiveness of Water Reform and Environmental Flows in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (2010) 17(2) Agenda 17

RCE168: R Quentin Grafton and John Williams, ‘Comments on draft report by Productivity Commission on National Water Reform, an inquiry into progress with the reform of Australia’s water resources sector’ (Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, 18 October 2017)

RCE169: David Adamson and Adam Loch, ‘Achieving Environmental Flows where Buyback is Constrained’ (2018) 62 Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 83

RCE170: David Adamson, Adam Loch and Kurt Schwabe, ‘Adaptation Responses to Increasing Drought Frequency’ (2017) 61 Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 385

RCE171: David Adamson and Adam Loch, ‘Possible Negative Feedbacks from “Gold-Plating” Irrigation Infrastructure’ (2014) 145 Agricultural Water Management 134

RCE172: Adam Loch, Sarah Wheeler, et al, ‘Irrigator Preferences for Water Recovery Budget Expenditure in the Murray-Darling Basin’ (2014) 36(1) Land Use Policy 396

RCE173: David Adamson, Adam Loch et al, Submission No 19 to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources (Cth), Inquiry into Water Use Efficiency in Australian Agriculture, 2017

RCE176: Maryanne Slattery, 'Flows at Bourke: Actual and modelled flows and the cumulative difference between actual and modelled flows (ML)' and 'Comparison of cumulative cap credits (GL); and the cumulative difference of modelled and observed flows at Bourke (ML)' (graphs), undated

RCE177: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, Remember the ’56 Flood? How Much Water Flows to the Environment in the Barwon Darling System? Australia Institute, Publication No 462, December 2017

RCE178: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, Northern Disclosure: Inconsistencies in the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s Northern Basin Review, Australia Institute, Publication No 479, February 2018

RCE179: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, It’s Not the Science, It’s How You Use It…’ Australia Institute, Publication No 483, February 2018

RCE180: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, Moving Targets: Barnaby Joyce, Warrego Valley Buybacks and Amendments to the Murray Darling Basin Plan (Publication No 495, Australia Institute, February 2018)

RCE181: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, That’s Not How You Haggle: Commonwealth Water Purchasing in the Condamine Balonne (Publication No 502, Australia Institute,  March 2018)

RCE182: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, Desperate Measures: Supply Measures, Diversion Limits and the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (Publication No 514,  Australia Institute,  April 2018)

RCE183: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, The Basin Files – Maladministration of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Volume 1 (Publication No 531, Australia Institute, June 2018)

RCE184: Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell, ‘Submission to the NSW Department of Industry on Derivation of Long Term Diversion Limit Extraction factors in NSW’ (July 2018)

RCE185: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Barwon Darling Cap Model Discussion between NSW Government and MDBA,’ Meeting Notes, 2015

RCE186: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘Barwon Darling Cap Model Discussion between NSW Government and MDBA,’ Meeting Minutes, 18 March 2015

RCE187: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘The Northern Basin Review’ (Embargoed - not for distribution, 8 November 2016)

RCE188: Email from Rebecca Thornberry to Russell James re MDBA brief on Northern Basin Review Outcomes, 15 November 2016

RCE189: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, ‘The Northern Basin Review’ (Embargoed - not for distribution, 15 November 2016)

RCE190: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Bundle of Basin Plan Water Resource Plan Requirements Position Statements (1H, 4A - 4E, 6B and 6C), various dates

RCE191: B Tucker, P Davies, G Turner, ‘SDL Adjustment Mechanism Process Review’ (May 2018)

RCE192: Podger et al, ‘River System Modelling for the Basin Plan Assessment of Fitness for Purpose’, (CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country National Research Flagships, December 2010)

RCE193: NSW Department of Industry, ‘Water Reform Technical Report: Derivation of LTDLE Factors in NSW’ (INT18/88546, May 2018)

2 August, 2018

RCE194: Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority Inc, Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission, 9 May 2018

RCE195: Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority Inc, ‘Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in relation to the Proposed Basin Plan’, 16 April 2012

RCE196: Sumner v State of South Australia (Ngarrindjeri Native Title Claim Part A(National Native Title Tribunal, Extract from Native Title Register, Federal Court No. SAD6027/1998,  NNTT No. SCD2017/002, 14 December 2007)

RCE197: Jim Birckhead, et al, ‘Economic and Cultural Values of Water to the Ngarrindjeri People of the Lower Lakes, Coorong and Murray Mouth: Report to the CSIRO’, August 2011

RCE198: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, 'Murray Futures: Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Recovery Project, South East Flows Restoration Project Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Supply Measure Phase 2 Submission' (undated)

RCE199: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, 'MDBA Advice on the South East Flows Restoration Project Business Case, Proponent: South Australia' (Document 33, undated)

RCE200: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources & Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority Inc, 'Water Resource Planning (Murray-Darling Basin Plan): Statement of Commitment between the Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority Incorporated and the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board, South East Natural Resources Management Board' (Version 1.0, 31 July 2015)

RCE201: South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board 'Draft Water Allocation Plan for the River Murray Prescribed Watercourse' (version 1.1, 13 July 2018), as marked by Senior Counsel Assisting