This licence is required for a single operation where the applicant wishes to take water as an agent for 2 or more water entitlement holders.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
an intermittent or permanent lagoon, swamp or other natural collection of water. It includes the bed, banks and other elements that confine or contain the water.
the land to which the water rises naturally from below the ground and the land over which the water then flows.
means water in a watercourse, lake or spring; or underground water; or overland flow water; or water that has been collected in a dam.
- Water entitlement
a water allocation, interim water allocation or water licence issued under the Water Act 2000.
a watercourse is a river, creek or other stream, including a stream in the form of an anabranch or a tributary in which water flows permanently or intermittently, regardless of the frequency of flow events between the outer banks laterally and between upstream and downstream limits longitudinally. A watercourse can be a natural channel or an artificial channel that has changed the course of the water course, eg a diversion. A watercourse can contain certain elements such as bars, benches and in stream islands.
This licence can be transferred.
This licence remains in effect for the period specified in the licence.
You can obtain this licence by applying in writing to your Departmental office given on the website.
The Department may request further information on the application.
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Water Services Support, Regional Support
Water Act 2000 (Queensland)
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