News

  1. NRAR Car out in regional NSW

    Moama landholder and company fined $38,000 after guilty pleas

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    Departmental media release

    A Moama landholder and a company they contracted to build unlawful structures on the Murray River have been fined a total of $38,000 after pleading guilty in the Deniliquin Local Court in a case brought by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR).

  2. Gwydir River

    Supplementary allocation reductions for Gwydir and Border Rivers

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    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has today advised that supplementary water allocations for the Gwydir and Border Rivers are likely to see reduced allocations commencing in the 2021-22 water year.

  3. NSW Government logo

    Groundwater dashboard delivers key advice to water users

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    Departmental media release

    Water users are better informed on groundwater availability thanks to a dashboard now available on the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s website.

  4. NRAR staff conduct inspection on site.

    NRAR routine monitoring staff travelled twice the distance of the globe and found the most troublesome compliance issue

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    Editorial

    In October 2020, the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) launched its ambitious routine monitoring program with an additional 30 field officers based in Deniliquin, Dubbo and Tamworth.

  5. NSW Government logo

    Inter-Valley Trade with the Lower Darling is now open

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    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has lifted the Lower- Darling inter-valley trade restriction.

  6. NRAR regulatory officers attend property in Griffith

    NRAR prosecutes two Griffith water users for alleged unlawful water take

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has charged two water users from Griffith for breaching the Water Management Act 2000 (WM Act) after they allegedly took water in excess of their licences and approvals.

  7. NRAR regulatory officer attending the site.

    NRAR prosecutes earthmoving company for alleged water law breaches

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has charged a Queensland-based earthmoving company for allegedly breaching the Water Management Act 2000 (WM Act) by constructing a bore without the required approval.

  8. NRAR regulatory officers attend Moree irrigation company.

    NRAR commences largest prosecution against a Moree irrigator

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has commenced a prosecution against a Moree irrigation company with a record 43 charges against the Water Management Act 2000 (WM Act) for allegedly taking water while metering equipment wasn’t operating properly.

  9. NRAR Chief Regulatory Officer, Grant Barnes.

    NRAR commences 3 prosecutions to ring in 3rd year

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) commenced two prosecutions in the Land and Environment Court and another in the Tenterfield Local Court last week.

  10. Menindee Lake

    Five projects set to accelerate Basin Plan

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    Ministerial media release

    Implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan has shifted up a gear, following agreement between the Commonwealth and Basin states.



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