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NSW Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Resource Description Report

Author: ABWUA
WATER SHARING PLAN FOR THE NSW GREAT ARTESIAN BASIN
GROUNDWATER SOURCES
Groundwater Resource Description
NSW Great Artesian Basin
February 2020

The Water Sharing Plan for the NSW Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Sources 2008 (WSP 2008) started in July 2008 for a period of 10 years up to June 2018. In June 2018, the Natural Resources Commission reviewed the WSP 2008 and recommended it for replacement in July 2020. Water sharing plans align with state-based water resource management policies and build on the existing water planning and management frameworks that have been established in NSW. 

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is Australia’s largest groundwater basin, spreading across 1.7 million square kilometres of New South Wales (NSW), Queensland, South Australia and Northern Territory, or approximately 22% of Australia. The GAB underlies 207,592 square kilometres of New South Wales.
The Water Sharing Plan for the NSW Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Sources 2008 (WSP 2008) started in July 2008 for a period of 10 years up to June 2018. In June 2018, the Natural Resources Commission reviewed the WSP 2008 and recommended it for replacement in July 2020. Water sharing plans align with state-based water resource management policies and build on the existing water planning and management frameworks that have been established in NSW. The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is Australia’s largest groundwater basin, spreading across 1.7 million square kilometres of New South Wales (NSW), Queensland, South Australia and Northern Territory, or approximately 22% of Australia. The GAB underlies 207,592 square kilometres of New South Wales.

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27

Mar

2020

Great Artesian Basin Water Resources Assessment by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia

(Refer the reports relevant to Surat and Central Eromanga Regions that are relevant to NSW GAB):

Author: ABWUA

 

Reports from the Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. Whole-of-basin and regional reports are available for download.

The Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment findings were released at the Great Artesian Basin Coordinating Committee forum in Adelaide on 27 March 2013.

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ABWUA represents individual Bore Trusts and private bore owners in their dealings with government and other bodies where a collective voice is required. DPI Water is recovering water in the NSW Great Artesian Basin by capping and piping free-flowing artesian bores.

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