Victorian Murray River catchment - Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program
Victorian Murray River catchment
Water purchased from the Victorian Murray River catchment can be used to benefit environmental assets in this catchment and downstream.
Major irrigation areas
- Mildura Irrigation Area
- Robinvale Irrigation Area
- Torrumbarry Irrigation Area
- Murray Valley Irrigation Area
Examples of high value environmental assets
Australian Government water purchases in the Victorian Murray River catchment
|Catchment||Entitlement Type||Secured Purchases (ML)||Secured Entitlement Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML)||Other Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML) (3)||Average price paid per trade ($/ML)(2)|
|Vic Murray||Above Choke - High reliability||57,600||54,720||15,790||1,931|
|Above Choke - Low reliability||5,593||1,342||2,354||196|
|Below Choke - High reliability||171,078||162,524||28,936||2,067|
|Below Choke - Low reliability||5,451||1,308||3,947||202|
Refer to caveats on the 'Purchases Secured under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program as at 28 February 2014' table on the 'Progress of water recovery under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin program' page.
Where to obtain information on market prices
Information on market prices in Victoria can be found on the Victorian Water Register.
Private water auction houses or brokers can also provide information on historical entitlement trades.