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Water Trading

Trading of SunWater allocation

SunWater, like other water allocation holders, is able to trade its water allocations in the water market. To facilitate this SunWater has appointed Waterfind to sell its temporary transfer water throughout Queensland.

SunWater has developed the Water Trading Framework to ensure that its water trading activities:

Individual scheme water supply trading strategies are available in the table below.

For more information about water trading, ringfencing guidelines and water trading dispute resolution, visit the Water Trading page found within Water for Sale.

Trading of allocation from all holders

To learn more about temporary transfers please visit SunWaterOnline or contact SunWater on 13 15 89.

For information on regulatory requirements in ROP water supply schemes please visit the Department of Environment & Resource Management's water trading page.

Service Standard for processing Temporary Transfers

A service standard for processing times (that is, for the approval or rejection of trades) has been adopted by The Council of Australian Governments (COAG).

The COAG requirement is as follows:

Service Standard

Intra-State; 90% of allocation trades processed within 5 business days

Performance against this standard is published below.

Performance reported for period:
1 July 2018 to 31 August 2018

Allocation trade (temporary trades) processing time from
1 July 2018

Performance against Service Standard

Intended Service Standard

Intra-State trades - % of trades processed within 5 business days

90%

90%

Number of Intra-State trades

289

 

Volume of Intra-State trades

26,519 ML

 

Water Supply Schemes Temporary Trading Strategies

Water Year: 2017/2018 (as at 01.10.2017)

Scheme ROP Zone External Reference Allocation Volume Available to Trader

Barker Barambah

Barker Barambah Zone HB

Various

703

703

Bowen Broken

Bowen Broken Zone C

9/AP14988

182

172

Bundaberg

Various

Various

111 170

30 000

Burdekin Haughton

Burdekin Zone C

Various

90 000

25 000

Dawson Valley

Various

448/AP6829

63

63 *

Lower Fitzroy

Fitzroy Zone A

5627/AP6829

187

187

Mary River

Zone LMRS1 - Lower Mary

25/AP14179 and 259/AP14179

5 980

2 000

Nogoa Mackenzie

Various

Various

2 372

2 372

Pioneer River

Various

375/AP7900

12 275

10 000

Proserpine

Proserpine Zone A

51/AP20980 and 52/AP20980

10 517

10 000

Upper Burnett

Various

Various

7 674

2 775

Note: All volumes subject to Announced Allocations

* The volume "Available to Trader" for Dawson Valley ends 30 September 2018