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Water Management in Far North Coast NSW

Water strategy and planning information for communities in the far north coast.

Richmond River at Broadwater.

Upcoming consultation and engagement

The department is currently undertaking consultation in the Far North Coast region of NSW across a number of key programs to give water users, stakeholders and communities a clear understanding of how future water programs align and interact. Coordinating our consultation will ensure that we identify integrated and complementary options that deliver the best outcomes for the region.

The department is now consulting on the following:

Draft replacement Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan

The draft water sharing plan is on public exhibition from 20 October 2022. Read the supporting documents and have your say.

Scenic country views of the Mann River near Cangai.

Draft replacement Tweed River Area Water Sharing Plan

The draft water sharing plan is on public exhibition from 31 October 2022.

Scenic country views of Mount Warning, Tweed range.

Draft Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy

The draft strategy is on public exhibition in October-November 2022.

Scenic country views of the Mann River near Cangai.

Public information sessions

WebinarsEngagement eventRegister for event
Tuesday, 8 November 2022Update on Tweed River Area Water Sharing Plan
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Watch the recorded webinar
Wednesday, 9 November 2022Update on Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Watch the recorded webinar
Tuesday, 22 November 2022Update on the Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Register for Far North Coast webinar
Face-to-face meetings  
Monday, 14 November 2022Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy and
Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan
Kyogle Golf Club, 102 Summerland Way, Newpark
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Session has concluded
Tuesday, 15 November 2022Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy and
Tweed River Area Water Sharing Plan
Murwillumbah Services Club, 10 Wollumbin Street, Murwillumbah
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Session has concluded
Wednesday, 16 November 2022Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy and
Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan
Casino Returned Servicemen’s Memorial (RSM) Club, 162 Canterbury Street, Casino
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Session has concluded
Thursday, 17 November 2022Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy and
Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan
Department of Primary Industries, 1243 Bruxner Highway, Wollongbar
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Session has concluded
Friday, 18 November 2022Richmond River Area Water Sharing Plan
Ballina RSL Club, 1 Grant Street, Ballina
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Session has concluded