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Great Artesian Basin and other regional aquifers—draft water plan

The water of the Queensland section of the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is currently managed through the Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Plan 2006. This plan will expire in September 2017 and a draft replacement plan has been developed.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) is now seeking submissions from interested individuals, groups or entities about the new draft water plan for the GAB and other regional aquifers.

To learn more about the draft water plan, please visit the DNRM website.

How to make a submission
We appreciate your interest in the planning process and value your input.

By making a submission, you will be able to highlight any concerns you would like addressed.

Submissions can be made in writing, via email or by completing the online form in the link below.

Attention: GABORA Water Plan Coordinator
Water Policy
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
PO Box 15215


Submissions are due by 5pm on 17 April 2017.

Note: All submissions will be treated as confidential wherever possible. However, submissions may be viewed by other parties under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009.

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Submit your response now. Closes 17 April 2017, 11.59pm.

Last updated
 29 March 2017

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