Gwydir region

Gwydir River in Narrabri shire around Moree town, New South Wales.

The Gwydir region is located in northern NSW, bounded by the Border Rivers region to the north, the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range to the east, the Namoi catchment to the south and the Barwon River to the west. It covers area of more than 26,000 km2. The region is the traditional lands of the Gomeroi/Kamilaroi Nation.

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

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Water Sharing Plan (WSP) Supporting documentation Commence date Cease date Prior Water Sharing Plan and status
Gwydir Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
Gwydir Regulated River Water Sources 2016
  • Status: In force
N/A July, 2016 June, 2026 N/A
Gwydir Unregulated Water Sources 2012
  • Status: In force
Background document (2010) August, 2012 June, 2023
NSW Murray–Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Murray–Darling Basin Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Great Artesian Basin Shallow Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
Outcome of public exhibition fact sheet
July, 2020 June, 2030