Interim water allocation - Queensland

Description

You will need an interim water allocation if you intend to take water supplied by a resource operations licence holder.

An interim water allocation is an entitlement to be supplied with a volumetric share of water by the operator of a water supply scheme which delivers water from infrastructure such as a dam. It is an interim authority that will remain in place until water trading is established in the area via a water resource plan and resource operations plan. An interim water allocation may or may not attach to the relevant land.

If you are required to physically construct works necessary to take or interfere with water, you may need to obtain a development permit.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

An interim water allocation remains in effect until converted to a water allocation.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $137.90

Application to amalgamate interim water allocations that do not attach to land. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $137.90

Application to amalgamate, amend, replace or subdivide an interim water allocation. Fees for 2021-22

Transfer Application All $405.10

Application by holder of interim resource operations licence to transfer interim water allocation. Fees for 2021-22

Transfer Application All $405.10

Application for transfer of interim water allocation that does not attach to land. Fees for 2021-22

Transfer

You can transfer your interim water allocation to other land provided that the requirements of the Regulation are met.

You can transfer your interim water allocation to the other owner:

  • If you cease to be the owner of the land, you may apply to transfer to the person who will be the owner of the land. However, if the holder does not apply to transfer the authority, it will default to the registered owner of the land immediately.
  • If a disposal of any part of the land which the authority is attached, it will be jointly held unless the parties apply for separate replacement within 60 business days of the disposal of the part of the land.

Administering agency

Department of Resources

Service Delivery

Water Services Support, Regional Support

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Services Support, Regional Support

Service Delivery

Department of Resources

Queensland
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
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