Dataset: Water resource plan - Great Artesian Basin 2006 - management areas. Queensland.



This dataset and its metadata statement were supplied to the Bioregional Assessment Programme by a third party and are presented here as originally supplied.

The data defines the boundaries of the 25 Management Areas of the Great Artesian Basin for the Water Resources Plan. Data Custodian Theme: Water Management.Legislation: Water Act 2000, Division 2 Water resource plans.Statutory Instrument: Water Resource (Great Artesian Basin) Plan 2006.Water Resource Plan (WRP) area. The geographical extent of a Water Resource Plan. Great Artesian Basin (GAB) Water Resource Plan.


Provides digital boundaries of the management areas for the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) Water Resource Plan.

Dataset History

The boundaries were captured on request from Michael Jamieson, Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM). Digital boundaries, in Esri Shape format, were supplied by Linda Forster, Senior Hydrologist, Water Assessment, Indooroopilly. Staff of Mapping Products & Services, Land Information Services, NRW, using MapInfo software, aligned the boundaries to the Digital Cadastral Database (DCDB) extracted in July 2005. The data was translated into Esri Shape files using the Universal Translator in MapInfo. Hardcopy output was produced in the form of an Administrative Plans, AP12083 (keymap) and AP12084 to AP12108 (Management Areas). These plans were prepared in accordance with departmental standard RPS/2004/1602.

Positional accuracy derived from July 2005 Digital Cadastral Database (DCDB). Boundaries were aligned to the DCDB extracted 1/07/2005.

Dataset Citation

Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (2009) Water resource plan - Great Artesian Basin 2006 - management areas. Queensland.. Bioregional Assessment Source Dataset. Viewed 10 December 2018,

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