Consultation on the draft 2019 UWIR

The Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) is seeking submissions on the draft 2019 Surat Underground water impact report (UWIR) from tenure holders, bore owners and the public. Submissions close on 8 July 2019.

Consultation resources

Note: If you have trouble downloading these resources, email to obtain printed copies or copies on USB.

Submission form

Draft Surat UWIR 2019 documents

Supplementary information

Information sessions

The OGIA will hold public information sessions about the draft report at the following locations.

Town / CityDateVenueTime
Toowoomba 20 June 2019 All Seasons Function Centre, 302 North Street 4-6pm
Dalby 21 June 2019 Leagues Club, Corner Orpen and Drayton Streets 4-6pm
Chinchilla 22 June 2019 Club Hotel, 131 Heeney Street 9-11am
Wandoan 24 June 2019 Cultural Centre, 6 Henderson Road 4-6pm
Roma 25 June 2019 Explorers Inn, 44778 Warrego Highway 4-6pm

Making a submission

You can provide feedback by making a written submission. You must ensure the OGIA receive your submission by 5pm, 8 July 2019.

Please use the above submission form to make your submission. You may attach more detailed comments if necessary.

The submission form must include the names, addresses and signature of each person or body making the submission.

Send your submission by post or email to:


General Manager
Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
PO Box 15216


Please ensure you have scanned the signed submission form and attached it to your email.

What happens next

The OGIA will consider all submissions in finalising the UWIR. All submissions will be given to the Chief Executive of the Department of Environment and Science along with the finalised report for approval.

More information

If you have any questions about the consultation, phone the OGIA on 13 74 68 or email


General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)