How to fill out this form

The department is seeking stakeholder views on the proposed rules for floodplain harvesting licences to be included in the Water Sharing Plan for the Namoi and Peel Unregulated River Water Sources 2012 and the Water Sharing Plan for the Upper and Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Sources 2016.

The department acknowledges that the importance of raising issues and concerns in relation to proposed rules for floodplain harvesting licences through a transparent public submission process. The department is committed to letting members of the community ‘have your say’.

To ensure a balanced and comprehensive approach to consultation, the department is focussed on the scope of issues and concerns raised rather than the number of submissions received. It is important that the reasoning for why a proposed rule is supported or not supported is understood, communicated and responded to.

Before completing this submission, please ensure you have read the Floodplain Harvesting in the Namoi: Report to assist consultation (PDF, 3219.31 KB) and viewed the other relevant technical reports and information available on our website.

After reviewing the submissions and other feedback, recommendations will be made to the Minister for Lands and Water.

Send this completed form to floodplain.harvesting@dpie.nsw.gov.au

Note: Submissions close:

  • 11.59 pm, Sunday 29 January 2023 for draft floodplain harvesting rules associated with regulated river water sources in the Namoi Valley
  • 11.59 pm, Tuesday 28 February 2023 for draft floodplain harvesting rules associated with unregulated river water sources in the Namoi Valley.

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Please tick the relevant box if you would prefer your personal details and identifying information, to be treated as confidential.

If you don’t request that your personal details be treated as confidential, the department will include your name and any personal details you provide when publishing your submission.

Please note that, regardless of a request for confidentiality, the department may be required by law to release copies of submissions to third parties in accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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