Useful links

Commonwealth, state and territory governments work with irrigation infrastructure operators (IIOs) and other water organisations to manage water trading across the country.

More information and links to some of the national, state and territory or local organisations involved in water trading is available below.

National

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Statutory responsibility under the Water Act 2007 to provide advice on water market and trading rules.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Plans for the management of water resources in the Murray-Darling Basin.

The Bureau of Meteorology - Water Information
Collects data relevant to water trading and resources.

Department of the Environment
The Australian Government department responsible for water policy development and administration of Commonwealth programs.

National Water Commission
Advisory and audit role

New South Wales

Office of Water
The New South Wales government agency responsible for sustainable water management.

Coleambally Irrigation Co-operative Limited
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural use in the Murrumbidgee Valley.

Murray Irrigation Limited
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural use north of the River Murray.

Murrumbidgee Irrigation Limited
An irrigation infrastructure operator water for agricultural use in southern central New South Wales.

State Water
An irrigation infrastructure operator owned by the New South Wales Government, delivering water for rural, agricultural and environmental use across the state.

Victoria

Our Water Our Future
The Victorian Government agency responsible for sustainable water management.

Victorian Water Register
Victoria's online water register website, which also contains information about water trading.

Goulburn-Murray Water Corporation
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural, rural and urban use north of the Great Dividing Range and south of the River Murray.

Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water Corporation (GWM Water)
An irrigation infrastructure operator owned by the Victorian Government, delivering water for agricultural, rural and urban use in the Grampians, Wimmera and Mallee regions of Western Victoria.

Lower Murray Urban and Rural Water Corporation
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural, rural and urban use from Kerang to the South Australian border.

Gippsland and Southern Rural Water Corporation
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural and rural use in Southern Victoria from the Great Dividing Range to the coast.

Queensland

Department of Natural Resources and Mines
The Queensland Government department responsible for sustainable water management.

SunWater
An irrigation infrastructure operator owned by the Queensland Government, delivering water for agricultural, industrial, rural and urban use across the state.

South Australia

Water For Good
The South Australian Government department responsible for sustainable water management.

Central Irrigation Trust
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural, domestic and industrial use in the Riverland Region.

Western Australia

Department of Water
The Western Australian Government department responsible for sustainable water management.

Gascoyne Water Co-operative Limited
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural use in the Carnarvon area.

Harvey Water
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural use in the shires of Waroona, Harvey and Dardanup.

Ord Irrigation
An irrigation infrastructure operator delivering water for agricultural use off the Ord River.

Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
The Tasmanian Government department responsible for sustainable water management.

Northern Territory

Department of Land Resource Management
The Northern Territory Government department responsible for sustainable water management.

Australian Capital Territory

Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate
The Australian Capital Territory Government department responsible for sustainable water management.