National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns

The National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns funds practical projects that save water and reduce water losses in cities and towns nationally, predominately in towns with populations of less than 50,000.  It includes the COAG water reform work program -  Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote Communities (including Indigenous Communities) initiative projects.

Project maps

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Projects by state or territory

All Australian Government funding amounts listed for National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns (NWSPCT) projects are GST exclusive unless otherwise stated.

New South Wales
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Completed Bathurst Water Filtration Plant - Supernatant Recycling Project Bathurst, NSW $826,444
Completed Bellbrook Water Treatment Plant Bellbrook, NSW $700,000
Active Chaffey Dam Augmentation Project Tamworth, NSW $18,145,000
Active COAG Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote (including Indigenous) Communities - New South Wales Walgett & Wilcannia, NSW $6,400,000
Completed Cooks River Urban Water Initiative Sydney, NSW $2,000,000
Completed Lithgow Golf Course Recycled Water Project Lithgow, NSW $350,000
Completed MidCoast Water - Water Recycling & Reuse Program Hawks Nest, Tuncurry, Harrington $6,189,000
Active Nambucca Water Security Project Nambucca, NSW $10,000,000
Completed Oberon Timber Complex Water Support Initiative Oberon, NSW $109,931
Completed Penrith Recycled Water Scheme Stage 2 Penrith, NSW $2,700,000
Completed Port Macquarie Potable Water Reduction Project Port Macquarie, NSW $350,000
Active Split Rock to Barraba Pipeline Barraba, NSW $6,550,000
Completed Sustainable Water Management Project Wingecarribee Shire, NSW $606,725
Completed Water Audits and Rebates for Large Water Users Eurobodalla Shire, NSW $127,866
Queensland
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Active COAG Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote (including Indigenous) Communities - Queensland Wujal Wujal, Woorabinda, Mornington Island, Doomadgee, Aurukun & Hope $8,496,000
Completed Long Term Water Security Plan for Rolleston Rolleston, QLD $972,500
Completed Mossman Recycled Water Scheme Mossman, QLD $2,119,670
Completed Port Douglas Water Demand Management Project Port Douglas, QLD $939,136
Completed Potable Water Infrastructure Improvement Project Birdsville & Bedourie, QLD $700,000
Completed Proud Mary: Smart Water - Modernising Maryborough's Water and Wastewater Systems Maryborough, QLD $5,739,471
Completed Ridges at Peregian Springs Climate Change Adaptive Urban Development Peregian Springs, QLD $137,000
Completed Rockhampton to Gladstone Pipeline Rockhampton, QLD $10,000,000
Completed Upgrade to Blackall Water Reticulation System Blackall, QLD $430,000
Completed Western Downs Smart Metering Western Downs Region, QLD $405,000
South Australia
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Completed Berri-Barmera Council Drip Irrigation Installation Berri, Barmera, Cobdogla & Monash, SA $1,084,526
Completed COAG Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote (including Indigenous) Communities - South Australia Amata & Mimili, SA $5,550,000
Completed 'Fit for Purpose' - Supplementary Water Schemes Freeling & Kapunda, SA $975,394
Completed McLaren Vale Recycled Water McLaren Vale, SA $3,500,000
Completed Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange Reclaimed Water Reuse Project Naracoorte, SA $1,850,000
Completed Port Augusta Wastewater Reuse Scheme Port Augusta, SA $914,500
Completed Port Pirie Community Water Reuse Project Port Pirie, SA $2,500,000
Completed Salisbury Stormwater Harvesting Project City of Salisbury, SA $6,550,000
Completed Securing the Potable Water Supply - Water Reuse Scheme Port Lincoln, SA $459,150
Completed Statewide Cities and Towns Project, Local Government Association of SA Statewide SA $7,169,000
Completed Waterproofing Ceduna Ceduna, SA $740,000
Completed Waterproofing Whyalla - Extension to Recycled Water Irrigation Network Whyalla, SA $2,271,340
Tasmania
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Completed Derwent Estuary Recycling and Irrigation System Clarence, Tas $10,500,000
Completed Huon Valley Regional Water Scheme Huon Valley, Tas $12,000,000
Completed Kingborough Sports Precinct Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse Project Kingborough, Tas $18,330
Completed Water Metering Tasmania Statewide Tas $10,000,000
Victoria
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Completed Cranbourne Aquatic & Leisure Centre Cranbourne, Vic $5,000,000
Completed Croydon Leisure and Aquatic Centre & Croydon Memorial Pool Croydon, Vic $366,000
Completed Phillip Island Recycled Water Scheme Phillip Island, Vic $2,850,000
Completed Recycled Water Plant for Victorian Surf Coast Corridor Black Rock, Vic $10,000,000
Completed Reducing Water Loss in the Otway Water Supply System Warrnambool, Vic $559,440
Completed Securing Water for Sunbury Community Facilities Sunbury, Vic $259,000
Western Australia
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding
(GST exclusive)
Completed Busselton Water Meter Reading Retrofit Busselton, WA $763,288
Active COAG Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote (including Indigenous) Communities - Western Australia Warmun & Ardyaloon, WA $11,000,000
Completed East Pilbara Integrated Water Efficiency East Pilbara, WA $2,150,000
Completed Goldfields Integrated Water Efficiency Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA $2,150,000
Completed Great Southern Integrated Water Efficiency Albany & Denmark, WA $2,388,800
Completed Greater Geraldton Stormwater Harvesting and Efficiency Geraldton, WA $3,000,000
Completed ICLEI Oceania Regional WA $20,500
Completed Increasing Merredin's Stormwater Holding Capacity & Minimising Evaporation Water Losses Merredin, WA $410,679
Completed Kalbarri Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Kalbarri, WA $1,950,000
Completed Kimberley Integrated Water Efficiency Broome & Halls Creek, WA $1,356,850
Completed Mundijong Whitby Integrated Water Cycle Management Plan Serpentine Jarrahdale Shire $200,000
Completed Restoration of Hyde Park Lakes Hyde Park, WA $1,500,000
Completed Subiaco In-Plant Water Treatment Subiaco, WA $2,455,000
Completed Urban Waterways Renewal Project Canning and Southern River, Perth, WA $4,000,000
Completed West Pilbara Integrated Water Efficiency West Pilbara, WA $4,950,000
Australia Capital Territory
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding (GST exclusive)
Completed Australian National Botanic Gardens Non-Potable Pipeline Canberra, ACT $1,500,000
Northern Territory
Status Description Location Australian Government Funding (GST exclusive)
Active Alice Springs Desert Smart Water Plan Alice Springs, NT $7,490,000
Completed COAG Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote (including Indigenous) Communities - Northern Territory Galiwinku, Angurugu, Umbakumba, Nguiu & Wadeye, NT $20,250,000