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Public notice of water licence applications

Public notices may be required for new water licence applications and for certain water licence dealings in order to seek public input into the assessment. Current public notices are shown below.

Generally, public notices are not required for new water licences granted for:

  • prescribed activities
  • a petroleum holder
  • taking underground water for stock and domestic purposes.

Current public notices are shown below.

How to make a submission on a public notice

Your submission on a water licence application must:

  • be made in writing and signed by each person making the submission
  • have the name and address of each person making the submission
  • state the grounds of the submission and the supporting facts and circumstances
  • include the application reference number
  • be received by the chief executive of the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy on or before the closing date stated in the notice (minimum 30 business days).

The names and addresses of those who've made submissions will be included on the information notice sent to the applicant and all submitters when they are advised of the outcome of the application.

The notice includes the decision and its reasons, as well as information about rights to seek an internal review and the appeal process.

Submissions are subject to the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009, and may be made available to anyone who makes an information access request under these Acts.

Current public notices

The notice will generally include links to the application and  any supporting materials. If not, contact your local business centre to inspect these documents.

Application reference and notice Applicant name Closing day for submissions Local government area Water plan
611808: Janice Margaret Cowie; Peter John Cowie; Fabino Pty Ltd; Lynette Kaye Thomson and Stuart Kenneth Thomson (PDF, 45.7KB) Janice Margaret Cowie; Peter John Cowie; Fabino Pty Ltd; Lynette Kaye Thomson and Stuart Kenneth Thomson 11 August 2020 Toowoomba Regional Council Condamine and Balonne 2019
611374: Gerard Anthony Hemmings (PDF, 33.0KB) Gerard Anthony Hemmings 12 August 2020 Southern Downs Regional Council Condamine and Balonne 2019
611699: BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd (PDF, 450.1KB) BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd 27 August 2020 Isaac Regional Council Water Plan (Fitzroy Basin) 2011
612419: Geldard (PDF, 286.1KB) ID & SF Geldard 1 September 2020 Western Downs Regional Council Condamine and Balonne 2019
612352: BHP Coal Pty Ltd; BHP Queensland Coal Investment Pty Ltd; Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd; QCT Investment Pty Ltd; QCT Mining Pty Ltd; QCT Resources Pty Ltd; Umal Consolidated Pty Ltd (PDF, 198.6KB) BHP Coal Pty Ltd; BHP Queensland Coal Investment Pty Ltd; Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd; QCT Investment Pty Ltd; QCT Mining Pty Ltd; QCT Resources Pty Ltd; Umal Consolidated Pty Ltd 8 September 2020 Isaac Regional Council Water Plan (Fitzroy Basin) 2011
612386: Jade Perry (PDF, 195.0KB) Jade Perry 18 September 2020 Townville City Council Not applicable

Please note: these notices are in PDF format, and may not be fully accessible by assistive readers. If you require the documents in an alternative format, please email watermanagement@dnrme.qld.gov.au.

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