South Coast region

Hare Point Track estuarine wetlands Carama Inlet northern shores of Jervis Bay, New South Wales.

The South Coast region of NSW is the coastal strip bounded by the border with Victoria to the south, the coastal escarpment of the Southern Tablelands to the west, and the Greater Metropolitan region to the north. It covers an area of 14,440km2. The area is the traditional lands of a number of Aboriginal groups including the Yuin and Dharawal people.

The water sharing plans that apply to the surface water and groundwater resources of the South 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

Bega and Brogo Rivers Area Regulated, Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2011

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2011
April, 2011 June, 2021 N/A

Clyde River Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2016

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

Deua River Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2016

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

Murrah-Wallaga Area Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2010

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2010
December, 2010 June, 2021 N/A
Snowy Genoa Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2016
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2016
July, 2016 June, 2026N/A

South Coast Groundwater Sources 2016

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

Towamba River Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2010

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2010
December, 2010June, 2021N/A

Tuross River Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources 2016

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