Lachlan region

Lachlan River at Condobolin in New South Wales.

The Lachlan region lies west of the Great Dividing Range in central NSW, 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.

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

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Water Sharing Plan (WSP) Supporting documentation Commence date Cease date Prior Water Sharing Plan and status
Lachlan Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets

Background documents (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2016
  • Status: In force
N/A July, 2016 June, 2026 N/A
Belubula Regulated River Water Sources 2012
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheet

Background document (2013)
October, 2012 June, 2023 N/A
Lachlan Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 20201
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
 
Background document (2012)
September, 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

1. The versions of the plan available on this link page is not authorised by the Parliamentary Counsel. While Parliamentary Counsel are working to update the web page versions for these plans on the NSW legislation website, access is being provided by these links to consolidated versions of the plans supplied by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. These versions include amendments commencing from 1 July 2020.