Public notices

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Due to remote working requirements, objections to approval applications will not be received by mail until further notice.

Objections must be emailed to nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au, and include the required information described in the notice.

If you have any concerns or questions please call, 1800 633 362.

The public notices displayed on this page are those which have a mandatory 28 day advertising period. These notices also appear in print publications which may be published on different dates. This means the dates listed below may reflect a period which is longer than 28 days.

The date first published reflects the first date the notice appeared in a print publication and on this site.

The closing date for objection period is 28 days after the last print publication of the notice.

Current notices

Lachlan Fold Belt Murray–Darling Basin Groundwater Source

Date first published: 21 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 11 November 2020

Balranald Shire Council has applied for four water supply work approvals for bores with a capacity of 16L/m, to supply water for industrial purposes (roadworks) within the following road reserves; Road reserves adjacent to Lot 5790 DP 768689 in the Parish of Yhoul, County of Kilfera (ref: A023380).

  • Road reserves adjacent to Lot 5790 DP 768689 in the Parish of Yhoul, County of Kilfera (ref: A023380).
  • Road reserves adjacent to Lot 4733 DP 762575 in the Parish of Willilbah East, County of Kilfera (ref: A023388).
  • Road reserves adjacent to Lot 5790 DP 768689 in the Parish of Woolpagerie North, County of Manara (ref: A023398).
  • Road reserves adjacent to Lot 5790 DP 768689 in the Parish of Wellesley, County of Manara (ref: A023401).

If you object to these applications, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Bryson Lashbrook on (02) 6937 2708.

Tomaree Groundwater Source

Date first published: 21 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 11 November 2020

An application for a WATER SUPPLY WORK AND WATER USE APPROVAL has been received from Port Stephens Council for two (2) Test Bores for the purposes of Stormwater Management and Recycling on Lot 582 DP 1154065, Parish of Tomaree, County of Gloucester (A024572).

Objections to this application must be registered in writing to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au, within 28 days of this publication. The objection must include your name, address and email address, and specify the grounds of the objection.

Any queries should be directed to Anisul Afsar, Water Regulation Officer on 0402 398 419.

New England Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source

Date first published: 21 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 11 November 2020

An application for a WATER SUPPLY WORK AND WATER USE APPROVAL has been received from Uralla Shire Council for one (1) Test Bore for the purpose of Irrigation on Lot 1 DP 1151824, Parish of Uralla, County of Sandon (A024547).

Objections to this application must be registered in writing to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au, within 28 days of this publication. The objection must include your name, address and email address, and specify the grounds of the objection.

Any queries should be directed to Anisul Afsar, Water Regulation Officer on 0402 398 419.

Southern Recharge - Groundwater

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

Bogan Shire Council has applied for a water supply work approval for a 250mm bore to supply water for town water supply purposes on Lot 7004, DP 1060977 in the Parish of Boonun, County of Gregory (ref: A023215).

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals- West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Jeanette Nestor on (02) 6841 7447.

New South Wales Murray Regulated Water Source Basin Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

The Minister Administering the National Parks & Wildlife Act 1974 has applied for a water supply work and use approval for a 50mm centrifugal pump to supply water for irrigation purposes from the Murray River on Lot 121, DP 1193738 in the Parish of Tataila, County of Cadell (ref: A016964).

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer David Finnimore on (02) 6051 7746.

Upper Macquarie Alluvial Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

Dubbo Regional Council has applied to amend a water supply work and use approval to include a new bore with capacity of up to 3.5ML/day (up to 800ML/yr) to supply water for town water supply during drought, on Lot 1 DP 37456 in the Parish of Dubbo, County of Lincoln (ref: A024511).

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Jeanette Nestor on (02) 6841 7447.

Upper Macquarie Alluvial Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

Dubbo Regional Council has applied for a water supply work and use approval for a bore with capacity of 1.8ML/day (up to 550ML/yr) to supply water for town water supply during drought on Lot 1 DP 1206861 in the Parish of Dubbo, County of Gordon (ref: A024538).

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Jeanette Nestor on (02) 6841 7447.

Orange Basalt Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

Orange Agricultural Institute, NSW Department of Primary Industries has applied for a water supply work approval for a 100mm bore, to supply water for irrigation purposes, on Lot 145 DP 750401 in the Parish of Orange, County of Wellington (ref. A022481)

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Robyn Bourke on (02) 6841 7423.

Great Artesian Basin – Warrego Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

Bourke Shire Council has applied for a water supply work for a 150mm bore with capacity of 12L/s to supply water for short term industrial purposes on road reserve adjacent to Lot 1889 DP 763750 in the Parish of Dargle, County of Barrona (ref: A023798).

Objections to this application should be made to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Jeanette Nestor on (02) 6841 7447.

Warrego River Water Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

The Minister Administering the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 has applied to amend a water supply work approval for works to modify Homestead Dam, Toorale National Park, Lot 5189 DP 720974 in the Parish of Yarramarra, County of Landsborough (ref: A024518).

The State of New South Wales has applied to amend a water supply work approval for works to modify Boera Dam, Toorale State Conservation Area, Lot 3896 DP 766369 in the Parish of Uteeara, County of Barrona (ref: A024520).

If you object to this application, write to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, Licensing and Approvals—West, Locked Bag 5022, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 or nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this notice being published. You must include your name and address and the reason for your objection.

If you have questions, call Water Regulation Officer Rachel Daly on 0437 977 266.

Sydney Basin Coxs River Groundwater Source

Date first published: 7 October 2020

Closing date for objection period: 4 November 2020

An application for a water supply work approval has been received from Energy Australia NSW Pty Ltd for five (5) Test Bores for the purpose of groundwater remediation via groundwater extraction on Lot 137 DP 1188105, Parish of Cox, County of Cook (A024566).

Objections to this application must be registered in writing to the Natural Resources Access Regulator, nrar.enquiries@nrar.nsw.gov.au within 28 days of this publication. The objection must include your name, address and email address and specify the grounds of the objection.

Any queries should be directed to Anisul Asfar, Water Regulation Officer on 0402 398 419.