The Murray Darling Association is continuing the search for a new CEO.
EMMA BRADBURY signalled last year she wouldn't continue at the end of her contract.. but is remaining in the role until a new chief can be found.
She says she's feeling optimistic for the future of basin communities. saying there's a shift in navigating water sharing across the states.
The body represents over 170-councils along the Murray Darling Basin.. working with four states and the federal government.