Mary Basin water plan review – draft replacement planning documents

We are seeking community views and submissions on the draft Mary Basin water plan and related documents.

A review process for the Water Plan (Mary Basin) 2006 is underway and a draft plan, draft water management protocol and draft water entitlement notice have been prepared for community consultation.

To learn more about this consultation and access supporting information to assist you in making a submission, please visit the DRDMW website.

Submissions can be made until 5pm, Friday 21 April 2023. Your feedback will be used to finalise these documents which are important for the sustainable management of water resources in the Mary Basin water plan area.

Once finalised, the new plan will replace the existing water plan which will expire in May 2024.

To make a submission online, please complete the following form.

To discuss any of the draft documents or register for a meeting with one of our water planning officers, please call 1800 135 531 or email

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  • Submission form - draft Mary water plan consultation

    We appreciate your interest in the planning process and value your input. Please use this form to put forward your thoughts on the proposed water management arrangements contained in the draft water plan and draft protocol and, if relevant, the draft water entitlement notice. We ask that you identify yourself so that we may respond to your submission and contact you for further consultation, if required.

    Submissions must be submitted on or before 5pm Friday 21 April 2023. You can provide additional documentation to support your submission by emailing them to  

    Email submissions will also be accepted.

    NOTE: All submissions will be treated as confidential. However, submissions may be viewed by other parties under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2019 and Information Privacy Act 2009.