Licence fees

Running water


The Treasurer has set fees, in accordance with sections 19(2) and 24(3) of the Water Industry Act 2012, for:

  • licence applications and
  • annual licence fees    

These fees are effective from 1 July 2020.

Application fee

Type Fee
Licence applications $1,000
Licence applications for persons providing retail services as at 30 June 2012 No fee

Water licence fees

Licence  Total connections Fee
Very small Less than 100 $   200
Small 101 to 500 $1,000
Medium 501 to 5,000 $6,000
Large 5,001 to 50,000 $21,000
Major Greater than 50,000 $8,272,500

Schedule of fees

Schedule of water licence fees

The Treasurer has set a fee for an application to transfer a licence to provide a retail service: