About Waterwell Driller Licensing

A drillers’ licence is required to construct water bores in Australia, in order to protect our groundwater resources.

There are 3 classes of licence classified by the type of aquifer, and endorsed with the drilling method that is used.

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Minimum Contruction Requirements

This provides the technical basis for and a description of, the minimum requirements for constructing water bores in Australia and decommissioning.

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How to Apply

Approach your state licensing authority to make sure you are eligible to apply then apply to ADITC for your examination papers.

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State Contacts Australia

List of State and Territory contacts for waterwell driller licence applications.

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