Macquarie-Bogan Rivers catchment - Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program

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Map - Macquarie-Bogan Rivers catchment

Macquarie-Bogan Rivers catchment

State: New South Wales

Water purchased from the Macquarie-Bogan Rivers catchment can be used to benefit environmental assets in this catchment and downstream.

 Major irrigation areas

  1. Macquarie Valley Irrigation Area

 Examples of high value environmental assets

  1. The Macquarie Marshes - Ramsar site

Australian Government water purchases in the Macquarie-Bogan 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)
Macquarie-Bogan General security 57,631 24,205   1,268
Supplementary 1,888 396   161

Refer to caveats on the 'Purchases Secured under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program as at 28 February 2014' 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.

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.