Water market rules

The ACCC is responsible for enforcing the Water Market Rules.

About the Water Market Rules

The Water Market Rules 2009 seek to ensure irrigators can permanently transform their irrigation right into or onto a statutory water access entitlement which they can trade or hold in their own name, free of any trade restrictions imposed by the irrigation infrastructure operator.

Guidance materials

This guidance was developed to assist you to understand your general rights and obligations under the Water Market Rules and does not constitute legal advice.

Information for infrastructure operators

This guide is designed to assist irrigation infrastructure operators to understand the obligation to process transformations within the time period specified in Rule 14 of the Water Market Rules.

How to count the days in the 'relevant period' for processing a transformation under Rule 14 of the Water Market Rules ( PDF 39.8 KB )

More information

ACCC role in water