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Local government area 2009 wetland system extents

Definition of local government area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2009 wetland system extent by local government area metadata
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Local government area Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(ha)
artificial and highly modified intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (natural) intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (slightly modified natural) lacustrine (natural) lacustrine (slightly modified natural) palustrine (natural) palustrine (slightly modified natural) riverine
Total 172,958,663 299,919 1,135,311 3,900 514,441 37,157 2,831,565 79,557 2,436,466 7,338,316
Aurukun 732,422 3 33,275 34,761 4,295 72,333
Balonne 3,107,355 45,069 1,562 826 8,979 4,055 17,050 77,541
Banana 2,854,895 6,530 2,199 1,140 4,930 749 16,837 32,385
Barcaldine 5,343,597 1,499 6,126 358 28,623 262 31,598 68,466
Barcoo 6,225,666 430 83,842 166 222,679 325 89,977 397,418
Blackall-Tambo 3,058,134 1,299 471 1,567 72 11,984 15,393
Boulia 6,094,529 645 9,230 136 56,199 198 54,835 121,243
Brisbane 133,702 1,541 2,988 262 175 131 2,894 362 1,847 10,200
Bulloo 7,323,473 476 104,371 123 368,266 246 44,015 517,498
Bundaberg 643,060 10,536 4,752 17 13 962 8,634 221 16,057 41,192
Burdekin 501,374 2,915 38,217 497 112 1,665 4,890 9,304 19,137 76,738
Burke 4,008,564 713 157,907 540 49,186 265 84,969 293,581
Cairns 169,322 2,108 5,672 166 4 5,411 10 2,136 15,507
Carpentaria 6,416,153 2,385 310,059 2,835 948 139,762 773 191,418 648,181
Cassowary Coast 468,770 724 24,202 12 10 19 15,355 137 3,785 44,245
Central Highlands 5,979,435 30,627 3,435 2,906 13,685 1,710 56,416 108,779
Charters Towers 6,832,287 17,039 16,419 916 45,342 586 216,224 296,525
Cherbourg 3,176 3 2 22 27
Cloncurry 4,799,944 2,117 682 7,568 147 112,441 122,954
Cook 10,563,819 2,278 114,458 3,759 326 170,123 295 83,940 375,177
Croydon 2,951,075 179 134 28,497 237 48,535 77,583
Diamantina 9,466,497 189 258,321 264 943,631 56 167,474 1,369,935
Doomadgee 182,048 3 13,450 2,900 3 1,063 17,419
Douglas 242,258 61 4,836 12 8 2,390 1 2,252 9,561
Etheridge 3,922,447 2,523 482 502 25,043 224 113,027 141,802
Flinders 4,122,851 1,416 1,702 649 10,638 381 32,174 46,960
Fraser Coast 710,304 2,334 20,325 2,821 429 30,331 465 8,661 65,366
Gladstone 1,046,695 3,360 51,908 8 22 4,326 8,967 373 11,925 80,889
Gold Coast 131,543 2,606 7,029 422 2,086 521 1,074 13,737
Goondiwindi 1,927,344 15,159 197 622 3,683 1,298 20,033 40,992
Gympie 688,748 1,792 1,317 43 23 14,814 18 7,782 25,790
Hinchinbrook 279,812 437 13,957 2 8 6,782 759 8,903 30,847
Hope Vale 111,037 11 1,261 1,600 6,285 11 1,065 10,233
Ipswich 109,372 569 40 999 70 1,276 2,954
Isaac 5,866,164 11,904 29,871 918 540 3,686 13,732 8,917 84,466 154,034
Kowanyama 251,607 17 12,089 6 9,734 2 13,051 34,898
Livingstone 1,170,135 5,656 69,431 33 121 215 15,153 27,311 22,132 140,052
Lockhart River 360,008 3 9,128 9 1,124 9,814 20,077
Lockyer Valley 226,878 729 383 697 159 5,161 7,130
Logan 95,787 339 158 41 1,207 69 1,064 2,878
Longreach 4,056,045 1,043 48 561 498 17 42,695 44,862
Mackay 759,328 4,972 29,003 54 13 86 5,844 1,432 14,630 56,034
Mapoon 48,778 5,661 5,616 256 11,533
Maranoa 5,870,996 4,311 30 1,416 6,886 629 22,736 36,009
Mareeba 5,336,713 1,933 449 3,986 23,931 119 116,447 146,866
McKinlay 4,073,411 875 123 39,024 176 63,204 103,402
Moreton Bay 203,799 3,397 4,923 1 34 321 8,682 212 2,049 19,619
Mornington 120,483 45 16,532 1,322 4 17,903
Mount Isa 4,326,824 4,381 1,151 10,120 3 125,743 141,399
Murweh 4,069,971 947 881 484 19,753 797 32,725 55,587
Napranum 198,237 15,925 10,946 1,090 27,960
Noosa 86,998 458 628 206 24 10,261 11 2,955 14,543
North Burnett 1,967,052 6,056 271 632 88 18,851 25,898
Northern Peninsula Area 101,970 < 1 1,577 76 11,777 1,043 14,473
Palm Island 6,856 11 46 8 55 14 135
Paroo 4,762,843 683 6,713 210 124,219 2,254 9,450 143,529
Pormpuraaw 438,212 20 17,156 32,773 1,863 51,811
Quilpie 6,745,556 687 316 179 85,752 189 51,006 138,128
Redland 53,839 215 4,271 310 49 5,923 40 8 10,817
Richmond 2,658,517 728 88 12,446 286 25,493 39,040
Rockhampton 654,851 5,331 20,834 30 555 386 2,968 4,036 5,345 39,486
Scenic Rim 424,149 1,943 58 983 107 3,269 6,360
Somerset 537,367 16,986 11 165 132 8,442 25,737
South Burnett 837,859 5,496 144 394 37 10,105 16,175
Southern Downs 707,747 4,320 30 8 315 44 9,717 14,434
Sunshine Coast 226,350 3,292 2,561 4 3 232 12,396 288 6,078 24,854
Tablelands 1,138,091 6,558 2,111 272 14,348 959 22,527 46,775
Toowoomba 1,297,632 7,328 20 96 829 71 6,365 14,711
Torres 89,793 92 29,810 96 3,550 510 34,058
Torres Strait Island 47,773 17,930 2 472 470 18,874
Townsville 372,785 7,251 16,270 123 277 1,474 1,791 11,323 38,507
Weipa 1,015 9 9 13 31
Western Downs 3,794,333 9,727 286 1,223 3,502 899 13,612 29,249
Whitsunday 2,383,133 21,225 25,735 1,761 14 790 8,499 4,278 58,019 120,320
Winton 5,381,026 1,352 2,295 626 45,198 63 127,837 177,370
Woorabinda 39,303 23 5 6 246 5 599 885
Wujal Wujal 1,173 22 22
Yarrabah 15,569 3 152 2,202 44 2,401

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of local government areas.

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2022) Local government area 2009 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2009/lga.html

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