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Burnett Water – Paradise Dam and Kirar Weir

 

Water Available

The volume of water to be made available for purchase or lease is approximately 100,000ML of medium priority and 16,000ML high priority. It is available in the Burnett River and the Kolan River.

 

Access to Water Allocations

Access to Water Allocation is available in two ways:

  1. Outright Purchase
  2. Lease (up to 25 years)

The Water Allocations will be purchased/leased directly from Burnett Water Pty Ltd, but your Water Supply Contract(s) - River will be with SunWater.

SunWater also offers a distribution service where the water you are authorised to take under your Water Allocation can be delivered to you through our channel and/or pipelines infrastructure. If you elect to take up delivery services for a Water Allocation, you must also enter into a Channel Supply Contract with SunWater.

If you intend to purchase a Water Allocation, please:

  1. Complete and return the "Offer Document – Paradise Dam – for the purchase of Water Allocations".
  2. Include a cheque for the deposit amount.
  3. Review, but do not sign,
    1. Contract of Sale of Water Allocation;
    2. Supply Contract – River;
    3. Supply Contract – Channel and Pipeline (if applicable).

These contracts are provided for your reference only, and copies for signature will be provided to you by SunWater, if your Offer is accepted.

If you intend to lease a Water Allocation, please:

  1. Complete and return the "Offer Document – Paradise Dam – for the lease of Water Allocations".
  2. Include a cheque for the deposit amount.
  3. Review, but do not sign,
    1. Lease/Sub Lease;
    2. Supply Contract – River;
    3. Supply Contract – Channel and Pipeline (if applicable).

These contracts are provided for your reference only, and copies for signature will be provided to you by SunWater, if your Offer is accepted.

 

Making an Offer

To make an offer to purchase/lease a Water Allocation, you must submit an Offer Document (along with the required deposit).

Please note: completing the Offer document, with or without payment of the deposit amount, is no guarantee that your offer will be accepted by SunWater Ltd. The acceptance (or not) of the Offer is at SunWater’s complete discretion, subject to Water Act 2000 (Qld), the Burnett Basin ROP and associated ROL. Until accepted by SunWater, the terms of the Offer are subject to change without notice.

 

Sample Contract

The Contract of Sale, Lease, Supply Contract – River, and Supply Contract – Channel and Pipeline, are provided for reference purposes only and are not intended for signature. They are included as an example of the contract SunWater may propose if your Offer for the purchase or lease of Water Allocations is accepted.

The terms of the contracts are subject to change without notice. The contracts are not intended to be binding on any party without first being completed by SunWater and signed by all parties.

Please refer to the following documents for more information:

SunWater strongly recommends you obtain independent legal advice and independent financial advice before entering into any legally binding agreement.

For more information about Burnett Water documents, contact SunWater’s Business Development team on:
Phone +61 7 3120 0000
Email business@sunwater.com.au