Australian Water Information Dictionary


A river, creek or other natural watercourse (whether modified or not) in which water is contained or flows (whether permanently or from time to time); and includes:

(i) a dam or reservoir that collects water flowing in a watercourse;

(ii) a lake or wetland through which water flows;

(iii) a channel into which the water of a watercourse has been diverted;

(iv) part of a watercourse; and

(v) an estuary through which water flows.

This definition applies to: