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Floodplain management plans

Engagement and public exhibition on floodplain management

A list of current and recent engagement activities and floodplain management plans where public comment is being sought.

Mandagery Creek in Manildra, NSW

Current plans on public exhibition

There are no plans on public exhibition at this time.

Current engagement activities

First Nations engagement

As part of the development of floodplain management plans in the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Lachlan valleys, we are engaging with First Nations communities about the protection of cultural assets and values on these floodplains.

A presentation will be given at the beginning of each session. We will also have maps and other information available..

Catering will be provided and registration is not required.

Further sessions will be held at the following locations and dates:

Date, time Location, venue

Tuesday 26 September
10am – 12pm

Balranald RSL
112 Market St, Balranald

Wednesday 27 September
10am – 12pm

Hay LALC office
412 Belmore St, Hay

Wednesday 27 September
2pm – 4pm

RSL Room, Kay Hull Community Centre
204 Lachlan St, Hay

Thursday 5 October
10am - 12pm
Murrin Bridge LALC office
12 Foster St, Lake Cargelligo
Wednesday 18 October
10am - 12pm
Moama RSL
56 Merool Lane, Moama
Wednesday 14 November
10am - 12pm
Club Forbes
41 Templar St, Forbes
Thursday 15 November
10am - 12pm
Wiradjuri Condobolin Corporation
Cnr Cunningham and McDonnell St, Condobolin

Note - Information sessions were held in Narrendera, Darlington Point and Deniliquin in August 2023.

Contact us at floodplain.planning@dpie.nsw.gov.au for more information about the sessions.

First Nations information on rural floodplain management plans

Read more information about the southern floodplain management plans in the fact sheet.

Download the fact sheet

June information sessions about the southern floodplain management plans

Information sessions concluded

Information sessions were held in Jerilderie, Deniliquin, Moama, Barham, Forbes, Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo, Hillston, Narrandera, Darlington Point, Hay and Moulamein from 14-28 June. The department collected photographs, drone imagery or descriptions of flood behaviour from the 2022 floods and talked to attendees about the floodplain management plans.

What we heard

Read more about what we heard during initial consultation on rural floodplain management plans in the southern Murray–Darling Basin.

Download the What we heard report

Water Engagement Roundup

If you were unable to attend any of the face-to-face events, you can learn more from the recording of the May Water Engagement Roundup webinar recorded on 17 May.

Replacement floodplain management plans for the Southern Murray–Darling Basin

Read more information about the proposed replacement plans in the fact sheet.

Download the fact sheet

Contact us

If you require assistance in reading these documents, please contact 1300 081 047 or  water.enquiries@dpie.nsw.gov.au