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Express your interest in unallocated groundwater (Crows Nest, southern Lockyer and Scenic Rim)

This expression of interest process has now closed. Further details on these unallocated water reserves will be provided soon.

Proposed release of unallocated water

We are looking to release unallocated water to provide resources needed to grow business and create new jobs in the Crows Nest and Southern Clarence Moreton (southern Lockyer and Scenic Rim region) groundwater areas.

1,275 megalitres of unallocated Great Artesian Basin groundwater can be made available for water users from the Walloon, Marburg and Woogaroo groundwater aquifer units.


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For more information about these water resources, please phone 13QGOV or email


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