Far North Coast region

The Tweed River near Murwillumbah, New South Wales.

The Far North Coast region of NSW stretches from north of Coffs Harbour to the Queensland border, covering an area of 10,000km2 including over 280km of coastline. It is the traditional lands of the Bundjalung Aboriginal Nation.

The water sharing plans that apply to the surface water and groundwater resources of the Far North Coast region are listed below.

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Water Sharing Plan (WSP) Supporting documentation Commence date Cease date Prior Water Sharing Plan and status
Brunswick Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2016
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2016
July, 2016 June, 2026 N/A
Richmond River Area Unregulated, Regulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2010
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2010
December, 2010 June, 2021 N/A
Tweed River Area Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2010
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2010
December, 2010 June, 2021 N/A

North Coast Coastal Sands Groundwater Sources 2016

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2016
July, 2016 June, 2026 N/A

North Coast Fractured and Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2016

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2016
July, 2016 June, 2026N/A