Application Forms, Guides and Fees
Water share applications (including applications to transfer, divide and transfer, vary, divide, and to consolidate water shares) must be made using an approved form. The application forms that must be lodged at your water corporation are available here.
Applications to transfer a water share
If the water corporation approves your application to transfer your water share you will then need to apply to the Water Registrar to record the transfer. Further details about the Water Registrar’s recording process are available here.
Applications to trade allocation must be in the approved form and lodged with the water corporation. Application forms to trade allocation are available here.
Relinquishing allocation * NEW*
Entitlement holders can now apply to relinquish allocation if they do not wish to carry over their unused water at the end of the season.
How to relinquish allocation (PDF - 193 KB)
Take and use licences
Each water corporation has their own application forms relating to requests to issue, transfer and renew take and use licences. These forms are available from the water corporations’ websites.
Each water corporation has their own application forms relating to works licences. These forms are available from the water corporations’ websites.
Transferring water with land - *NEW*
The fact sheet below provides information about which water entitlements transfer with land when it is sold, and which need to be transferred separately.
Transferring water entitlements fact sheet (PDF - 358 Kb)