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

Lachlan Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020 – Plan map (WSP048_V1)

Lachlan Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020 – GDE map (GDE014_V1)

Rule summary sheets 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

Belubula Regulated River Water Source – Plan map 2012 (WSP025_V1)

Rule summary sheet

Background document (2013)
October, 2012 June, 2023 N/A
Lachlan Unregulated River Water Sources 2012
  • Status: In force

Lachlan Unregulated River Water Sources 2012 – Plan map (WSP024_V3)

Rule summary sheets
 
Background document (2012)
September, 2012 June, 2023
NSW Murray–Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force

This is an informal compilation of the water sharing plan, including approved plan amendments. A link to the updated plan on the NSW legislation website will be provided once the plan is available under the ‘in force’ section of the website.

Murray Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020 –  Plan map (WSP012_V3)

Murray Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020 –  GDE map (GDE024_V3)

Rule summary sheets

Compliance with Water Management Principles (December 2021)

Compliance with Water Management Principles (May 2022)

July, 2020 June, 2030