Irrigated crop suitability maps in PDF format
The following maps show where there is suitable soil for various crop types and the number of hectares available. The maps and number of hectares differ according to the type of crop and the method of irrigation used to grow the crop.
The maps rate land suitability for each crop/irrigation type as follows:
All suitable land is shown in green
- Class 1 Suitable land with negligible limitations (dark green)
- Class 2 Suitable land with minor limitations (mid green)
- Class 3 Suitable land with moderate limitations good (light green)
All unsuitable land is shown in grey
- Class 4 Marginal land which is presently unsuitable due to severe limitations (dark grey)
- Class 5 Unsuitable land with extreme limitations (light grey).
Land suitability maps are provided for the following crop/irrigation types:
- Macadamia nuts: suitable land for trickle irrigation
- Unspecified crops: suitable land for trickle irrigation (e.g. citrus trees)
- Sorghum: suitable land for furrow irrigation
- Wheat: suitable land for furrow irrigation
- Wheat: suitable land for spray irrigation
- Navy beans: suitable land for spray irrigation
- Soya beans: suitable land for spray irrigation
- Peanuts: suitable land for spray irrigation
- Grapes: suitable land for trickle irrigation
If you require assistance with these maps, or would like to provide feedback, please contact the Manager: Policy & Projects - Transport, Supply Chains, and Infrastructure by email or on (07) 3096 6510.