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Biopassage options

Appropriate biopassage options vary depending on the site constraints and local fish communities, costs, remediation options, approvals and engineering requirements. Click on the technologies below to learn more.

The raising and construction of Waterway Barrier Works can have specific legislative requirements for operational work, and can require approvals under legislation. Contact your local and state government before any construction is undertaken to understand requirements.

Boggabilla Weir, Macintyre River, Qld Photo by Andrea Prior
In addition to the standard disclaimer located at the bottom of the page, please note the Fishways (biopassage structures) disclaimer.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021

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Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2021) Biopassage options, WetlandInfo website, accessed 18 March 2024. Available at:

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