Regional water strategies on public exhibition

The following regional water strategies were on public exhibition until 13 December 2020.

  1. Brunswick River at Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve in New South Wales.

    Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 30 October until 13 December, this strategy considers water supply, reliability and security for a growing population. Covering an area of 8,600km² with a population of around 240,000, the region is located within the traditional lands of the Bundjalung and Githabul Nations.

  2. Carama Inlet northern shores of Jervis Bay in New South Wales.

    South Coast Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 30 October until 13 December, this strategy considers water supply, reliability and security including water quality. Covering an area of 11,950km² and a population of around 120,000, the region is located within the traditional lands of the Yuin Nation.

  3. Macintyre River in Kwiambal National Park, New South Wales.

    Border Rivers Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 20 October until 13 December, this strategy considers water supply, reliability and security in flood and drought. Spanning an area of approximately 49,500 km² of which approximately 24,500 km² is situated within NSW. The Border Rivers flow through the traditional lands of the Bigambul, Githabul, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi/Gamilaroi/Gamilaraay, Kwiambul and Ngarabal Nations.

  4. Lachlan River in Condobolin, New South Wales. Image courtesy of Destination New South Wales.

    Lachlan Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 25 September until 13 December, this strategy considers water supply, reliability and security in flood and drought. Extending across 90,000 km² from the Great Dividing Range near Gunning in the east to the junction of the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers near Oxley in the west. The region is the traditional lands of the Barkandji, Nari Nari, Ngiyampaa, Wiradjuri and Yita Yita Nations.

  5. Mehi River in Moree, New South Wales.

    Gwydir Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 25 September until 13 December, this strategy considers urban water needs, reliable water supply and the environment. It covers more than 26,000 km² and is located within the traditional lands of the Gomeroi Nation.

  6. Macquarie River in Dubbo, New South Wales. Image courtesy of Destination New South Wales.

    Macquarie-Castlereagh Regional Water Strategy

    On public exhibition from 25 September until 13 December, this strategy considers urban water needs, reliability and security in drought. Covering an area of around 92,000km², the region is located within the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri, Gomeroi, Ngemba, Wailwan and Ngiyampaa Nations.