Water Management Act 2000 No 92
55 Native title rights
(1) A native title holder is entitled, without the need for an access
licence, water supply work approval or water use approval, to take and use
water in the exercise of native title rights.
(2) This section does not authorise a native title holder:
(a) to construct a dam or water bore without a water supply work
(b) to construct or use a water supply work otherwise than on land
that he or she owns.
(3) The maximum amount of water that can be taken or used by a native
title holder in any one year for domestic and traditional purposes is the
amount prescribed by the regulations.