Border Rivers catchment - Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program

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Map - Border Rivers catchment

Border Rivers catchment

State: Queensland / New South Wales

Water purchased from the Border Rivers catchment can be used to benefit environmental assets in this catchment and downstream

 Major irrigation areas

  1. Border Rivers Irrigation Area

Australian Government water purchases in the QLD Border Rivers catchment

Catchment Entitlement Type Secured Purchases (ML) Secured Entitlement Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML) Other Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML) (3) Average price paid per trade ($/ML)(2)
QLD Border Rivers Medium Security 6,832 2,255   2,276
Unsupplemented 1,314 1,314   1,500

Refer to caveats on the 'Purchases Secured under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program as at 31 October 2013' table on the 'Progress of water recovery under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin program' page.

Where to obtain information on market prices

Information on market prices in New South Wales is available from the New South Wales Office of Water.

Information on market prices in Queensland is available from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Private water auction houses or brokers can also provide information on historical entitlement trades.

CSIRO Sustainable Yields Report

Note that the catchment boundaries referred to in this report may not directly align with the catchment boundaries represented on this web site.