Groundwater available in 2018 under the 2017 controlled allocation order Water Sharing Plan (Table 1)

Water sharing plan       Water source       Quantity of unit shares per water source       Minimum bid price per unit share $
NSW Murray Darling Basin (MDB) Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2011 Adelaide Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source 1,035 500
Kanmantoo Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source 2,805 500
Lachlan Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source1 37,168 650
Yass Catchment Groundwater Source 842 500
New England Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source 5,727 750
NSW Murray Darling Basin Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2011 Sydney Basin MDB Groundwater Source 6,385 650
Gunnedah-Oxley Basin MDB Groundwater Source2 17,175 650
Western Murray Porous Rock Groundwater Source 30,316 500
North Western Unregulated and Fractured Rock Water Sources 2011 Adelaide Fold Belt North Western Groundwater Source 4,557 500
Kanmantoo Fold Belt North Western Groundwater Source 4,190 500
Greater Metrolpolitan Region Groundwater Sources 2011 Coxs River Fractured Rock Groundwater Source 1,051 650
Goulburn Fractured Rock Groundwater Source 6,798 650
Metropolitan Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 4,066 500
Sydney Basin Central Groundwater Source 6,354 500
Sydney Basin Nepean Groundwater Source3 14,525 650
Sydney Basin North Groundwater Source 2,897 750
Sydney Basin South Groundwater Source 10,354 660
Sydney Basin Blue Mountains Groundwater Source 1,056 500
NSW Great Artesian Basin Shallow Groundwater Sources 2011 GAB Central Shallow Groundwater Source 875 500
GAB Surat Shallow Groundwater Source 2,325 500
GAB Warrego Shallow Groundwater Source 5,010 500
North Coast Coastal Sands Groundwater Sources 2016 Bellinger-Nambucca Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 118 500
Clarence Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 420 500
Coffs Harbour Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 311 500
Great Lakes Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 1,600 500
Hastings Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 710 500
Hawkesbury to Hunter Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 2,045 500
Macleay Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 1,130 500
Manning-Camden Haven Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 330 500
Richmond Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 1,900 500
Tweed-Brunswick Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 1,850 500
North Coast Fractured and Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2016 Clarence Moreton Basin Groundwater Source 29,575 500
Dorrigo Basalt Groundwater Source 500 500
Liverpool Ranges Basalt Coast Groundwater Source 400 500
Lorne Basin Groundwater Source 945 500
New England Fold Belt Coast Groundwater Source 4,985 500
North Coast Volcanics Groundwater Source 1,060 500
Oxley Basin Coast Groundwater Source 960 500
South Coast Groundwater Sources 2016 Lachlan Fold Belt Coast Groundwater Source 2,000 500
South East Coastal Sands Groundwater Source 560 500
Sydney Basin-South Coast Groundwater Source 2,100 500

1 The Lachlan Fold Belt MDB (Other) Management Zone is within this water source. See the “Important note” in the Terms and Conditions set out in Schedule 2 of the 2017 Order. Participants should be aware that rules in the Water Sharing Plan for the NSW Murray Darling Basin (MDB) Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2011 for the Lachlan Fold Belt MDB Groundwater Source, mean that access licences are only likely to be granted in the Lachlan Fold Belt MDB (Other) Management Zone.

2 The Gunnedah-Oxley Basin MDB (Other) Management Zone is within this water source. See the “Important note” in the Terms and Conditions. Participants should be aware that rules in the Water Sharing Plan for the NSW Murray Darling Basin Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2011 for the Gunnedah-Oxley Basin MDB Groundwater Source, mean that access licences are only likely to be granted in the Gunnedah-Oxley (Other) Management Zone.

3 The Nepean Management Zone 2 is within this water source. Participants should be aware that rules in the Water Sharing Plan for the Greater Metropolitan Region Groundwater Sources 2011 for the Sydney Basin Nepean Groundwater Source, mean that access licences are only likely to be granted in Nepean Management Zone 2.