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Guide to the proposed Basin Plan

The Guide to the proposed Basin Plan assists people to understand the basis of the proposed Basin Plan, including the rationale behind the proposals presented for discussion.

Overview [PDF 7 MB]

Technical background [PDF 8.5 MB]

Introduction [PDF 907 KB]

The Murray–Darling Basin [PDF 2.46 MB]

The proposed Basin Plan [PDF 1.92 MB]

New arrangements [PDF 6.92 MB]

Transitioning to the new arrangements [PDF 1.07 MB]

Implementing the new arrangements [PDF 2.53 MB]

Tracking success [PDF 1.54 MB]

Next steps [PDF 1.19 MB]

References [PDF 1.19 MB]

Glossary [PDF 1.19 MB]

Acknowledgements [PDF 1.19 MB]

Photographic acknowledgement [PDF 1.19 MB]

Appendix A - Key environmental assets [PDF 1.34 MB]

Appendix B - Hydrologic indicator sites

Introduction [PDF 580KB]

Condamine Balonne region [PDF 1.4MB]

Goulburn Broken region[PDF 914KB]

Gwydir region [PDF 1MB]

Lachlan region [PDF 1.5MB]

Lower Darling region [PDF 843KB]

Macquarie Castlereagh region [PDF 722KB]

Murray region [PDF 5.2MB]

Murrumbidgee region [PDF 1.7MB]

Wimmera Avoca region [PDF 1MB]

References [PDF 171KB]

Appendix C - Irrigation district community profiles

Introduction [PDF 117 KB]

Border Rivers community profile: irrigation region [PDF 6.3MB]

Goulburn Murray community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.6MB]

Gwydir community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.1 MB]

Lachlan community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.2MB]

Lower Balonne community profile: irrigation region [PDF 5.7MB]

Murrumbidgee community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.2MB]

Namoi community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7MB]

NSW Central Murray community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.1MB]

Nyah to Border community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.3MB]

SA Riverland community profile: irrigation region [PDF 7.2MB]

Macquarie community profile: irrigation region [PDF 6MB]

SA River Murray below Lock 1 community profile: irrigation region [PDF 6.6 MB]

Appendix D - Surface-water SDL scenarios [PDF 1.07 MB]

Appendix E - Draft water resource plan accreditation tests [PDF 909 KB]

Appendix F - Water accounts [PDF 1.38 MB]

Regional Summaries

Barwon-Darling region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Border Rivers region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Campaspe region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Condamine-Balonne region [PDF 3.9 MB]

Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Goulburn-Broken region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Gwydir region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Lachlan region [2.1 MB]

Loddon region [1.4 MB]

Lower Darling region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Macquarie-Castlereagh region] [PDF 1.4 MB

Moonie region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Murray region [PDF 1.5 MB]

Murrumbidgee region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Namoi region [PDF 2.1 MB]

Ovens region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Paroo region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Warrego region [PDF 1.4 MB]

Wimmera-Avoca region [PDF 1.4 MB]