Feasibility studies

Information about the merit-based expression of interest assessment process for funding of feasibility studies is available in the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund Guidelines—Feasibility Component DOCX: 1976 KB PDF: 844 KB.

The assessment plan for the feasibility component of the fund is available on the assessment plan page.

For further information on the bilateral schedules for each state, please refer to the Council on Federal Financial Relations National Partnerships—Environment.

New South Wales, through the Department of Industry

  • Border Rivers Infrastructure Investment Feasibility Study—Funding of $550,000 ex GST
  • Peel Water Infrastructure Investment Feasibility Study—Funding of $850,000 ex GST
  • Cobar and Nyngan Water Supply Feasibility Study—Funding of $850,000 ex GST
  • Walcha Water Security Feasibility Study—Funding of $100,000 ex GST

Northern Territory Government, through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

  • Ord Stage 3 Feasibility Study—Funding of $2,500,000 ex GST
  • Northern Territory Irrigation Feasibility Study—Funding of $985,000 ex GST

Queensland Government, through the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

  • Nullinga Dam Feasibility Study—Funding of up to $5,000,000 ex GST
  • Bundaberg Channel Capacity Upgrade Feasibility Study—Funding of $750,000 ex GST
  • Gayndah Regional Irrigation Development Feasibility Study—Funding of $1,231,024 ex GST
  • Lockyer Valley Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study—Funding of $120,000 ex GST
  • Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Feasibility Study—Funding of $400,000 ex GST
  • Burdekin Haughton Channel Capacity Upgrade Feasibility Study—Funding of $1,915,000 ex GST
  • Lower Fitzroy River infrastructure Business Case—Funding of $2,000,000 ex GST
  • Clermont Water Security Feasibility Study—Funding of $225,000 ex GST
  • North West Queensland Strategic Water Storage Feasibility Study—Funding of $1,765,000 ex GST
  • Urannah Dam Feasibility Study—Funding of $3,000,000 ex GST
  • South East Queensland Treated Effluent for Agricultural Production Feasibility Study—Funding of $650,000 ex GST
  • Emu Swamp Dam Feasibility Study—Funding of $3,970,000 ex GST
  • Lakeland Irrigation Area Feasibility Study—Funding of $825,000 ex GST
  • Hells Gates Dam Feasibility Study—Funding of $2,200,000 ex GST
  • Tablelands Irrigation Project Feasibility Study—Funding of $750,000 ex GST

South Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)

  • Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme Feasibility Study- Funding of $2,500,000 ex GST
  • Northern Reservoirs Feasibility Study—Funding of $1,200,000 ex GST

Victorian Government, through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

  • Agriculture and Job Growth to the West of Melbourne Feasibility Study—Funding of $540,000 ex GST
  • Lindenow Valley Water Security Feasibility Study—Funding of $554,400 ex GST
  • Coldstream Recycled-Water Pipeline (CROPS) Feasibility Study—Funding of $300,000 ex GST
  • Macalister Irrigation District MID2030 Phase 2 Development Feasibility Study—Funding of $675,000 ex GST
  • Southern Victorian Irrigation Development Feasibility Study—Funding of $677,160 ex GST
  • Dilwyn Aquifer Infrastructure Feasibility Study—Funding of $100,000 ex GST
  • South East Melbourne Regional Water Plan Pre-feasibility Study—Funding of $91,500 ex GST
  • Mitiamo Reticulated Water Supply Feasibility Study—Funding of $750,000 ex GST
  • Moonambel Water Supply Feasibility Study—Funding of $180,000 ex GST

Western Australian Government, through the Department of Water

  • Ord Stage 3 Feasibility Study—Funding of $2,500,000 ex GST
  • Western Trade Coast Managed Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study—Funding of $693,000 ex GST
  • Peel Business Park Nambeelup Managed Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study—Funding of $702,000 ex GST
  • Myalup-Wellington Infrastructure and Water Use Improvement Project Feasibility Study—Funding of $1,000,000 ex GST
  • Oakover Valley Irrigation Precinct Prefeasibility Study—Funding of $268,994 ex GST
  • Pilbara Irrigated Agriculture Feasibility Study—Funding of $960,000 ex GST
  • Ord Siphon Feasibility Study—Funding of $162,000 ex GST

The CSIRO

Funded under the Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure program

  • Victoria Sunraysia Modernisation Project 2—Funding of $1,700,000
  • Tasmania “Growing the Future” pre-feasibility study—Funding of $1,780,000