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 undergound water for stock and domestic purposes.

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

Application reference and notice Applicant name Closing day for submissions Local government area Water plan
596693: Penny - Waterfall Creek (PDF, 184.6KB) Debra Kay Penny 19 December 2018 Charters Towers Regional Water Plan (Burdekin Basin) 2007
596695: Penny - Waterfall Creek (PDF, 184.6KB) Debra Kay Penny 19 December 2018 Charters Towers Regional Water Plan (Burdekin Basin) 2007
597204: Knuth - Dotswood (PDF, 185.0KB) Blair Phillip Knuth, Lenore Alexis Knuth, Phillip Cook Knuth 17 December 2018 Charters Towers Regional Water Plan (Burdekin Basin) 2007
597207: Knuth - Dotswood (PDF, 185.1KB) Blair Phillip Knuth, Lenore Alexis Knuth, Phillip Cook Knuth 17 December 2018 Charters Towers Regional Water Plan (Burdekin Basin) 2007
598040: Little - Motley (PDF, 34.2KB) Wayne Laurence Little and Therese Marie Little 11 January 2018 Toowoomba Regional Water Plan (Condmaine and Balonne) 2004
597570: Premalaw Pty Ltd - Stanley River (PDF, 41.3KB) Premalaw Pty Ltd as Trustee 14 January 2019 Moreton Bay Regional Moreton Water Plan (Moreton) 2007
597900: Cox and Robbie - Mona Park (PDF, 16.9KB) David Richard Vivian Cox and Douglas Gordon Robbie 15 January 2019 Burdekin Shire Water Plan (Burdekin Basin) 2007
594978: PP Rural Pty Ltd and Crokers Fuel & Oils Pty Ltd - Proserpine River Alluvium (PDF, 77.9KB) PP Rural Pty Ltd and Crokers Fuel & Oils Pty Ltd 22 January 2019 Whitsunday Region Water Resource (Whitsunday) Plan 2010
598475: Anglo Coal (Dawson) Limited and Mitsui Moura Investment Pty Ltd - Kianga Creek (PDF, 90.6KB) Anglo Coal (Dawson) Limited and Mitsui Moura Investment Pty Ltd 30 January 2019 Banana Shire Water Plan (Fitzroy Basin) 2011

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.

Contact

General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)