South East Queensland
32.4 Other surface water rights

Supporting information

The volumetric value for the line item at the end of the 2011–12 year was 1,636 ML.

Under Chapter 2 (s206) of the Water Act 2000 (Qld), water licence applications can be made by landowners and other specified entities to take or use water ('abstract' according to 2012 Account terminology) or interfere with flow of water.

Other authorisations applicable under Chapter 2 of the Water Act include seasonal water assignment of a water licence (s231) or a water permit (s237).

There were 16 permits in South east Queensland (SEQ) current as at 30 June 2012 for a total entitlement of 1,636 ML.  

Comparative year

This line item was not reported in the 2011 Account. In 2011 there were 38 permits current as at 30 June 2011 for a total entitlement of 1,969 ML.