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Drainage sub-basin 2009 wetland system extents

Definition of drainage sub-basin

based on wetland mapping version 5.0 metadata

2009 wetland system extent by drainage sub-basin metadata
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Drainage sub-basin Total area
(km²)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(km²)
artificial and
highly modified
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
Total 1,727,993.3 3,262.7 10,870.9 5,477.9 31,307.5 24,872.5 75,791.4
Albert River 781.9 2.1 0.4 0.5 3.2 10.6 16.8
Alice River 12,925.7 0.4 0.0 1.4 215.5 80.8 298.1
Archer River 10,688.5 0.3 150.3 0.1 284.8 70.4 505.8
Baffle Creek 4,077.7 7.6 136.9 1.9 108.3 77.3 332.0
Balonne River 38,233.8 453.0 0.0 25.9 94.6 266.2 839.8
Barcoo River 53,014.8 17.0 0.0 17.2 46.1 492.3 572.6
Barker & Barambah Creeks 5,919.0 35.8 0.0 0.1 6.4 23.9 66.2
Barratta Creek 1,846.6 10.9 179.5 5.4 95.9 46.5 338.2
Barron River 2,086.4 45.4 9.8 2.3 5.0 39.5 102.0
Black River 1,055.2 7.5 10.6 0.0 4.0 35.1 57.2
Bohle River 368.9 1.4 25.2 0.0 8.0 9.4 44.2
Bowen River 9,447.5 22.4 0.0 0.0 14.0 228.4 264.9
Boyne & Auburn Rivers 13,032.5 27.3 0.0 1.3 4.7 113.4 146.7
Boyne River 2,493.0 70.9 16.6 0.2 0.3 44.4 132.4
Bremer River 2,028.2 15.1 0.0 0.1 17.7 13.8 46.7
Brisbane River 7,015.0 132.4 7.5 0.3 11.2 106.6 258.0
Bulloo River 52,036.4 4.0 0.0 230.2 2,338.6 69.3 2,642.0
Burrum River 1,199.0 12.2 13.0 0.2 37.1 28.1 90.6
Caboolture River 466.7 3.3 11.5 0.1 21.9 4.3 41.0
Calliope River 2,248.6 6.4 79.8 0.3 1.2 10.8 98.4
Cliffdale Creek 6,229.9 0.0 350.6 0.1 81.4 28.4 460.5
Cloncurry River 47,333.9 21.3 0.0 0.0 114.2 1,309.4 1,444.9
Coen River 3,111.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 10.2 29.3 40.0
Coleman River 5,217.3 0.1 44.0 0.0 73.0 76.6 193.8
Comet River 17,274.9 64.2 0.0 37.2 46.5 158.5 306.4
Condamine River 30,517.4 153.3 0.0 7.0 41.9 122.5 324.7
Coomera & Nerang Rivers 1,305.7 30.2 34.9 5.5 18.7 13.0 102.2
Cooper Creek 95,752.4 9.3 0.0 1,478.1 5,948.3 791.3 8,227.0
Curtis Island 578.0 0.0 144.5 0.0 7.5 1.6 153.5
Daintree River 2,104.6 0.1 33.1 0.0 20.4 22.1 75.6
Dawson River 50,687.4 89.1 0.0 32.8 120.6 306.0 548.5
Diamantina River 119,110.0 22.7 0.0 1,118.8 6,758.4 2,715.3 10,615.2
Don River 3,745.1 10.7 189.5 0.8 43.7 89.8 334.5
Ducie River 3,579.1 0.1 129.3 0.0 79.3 9.1 217.7
Dumaresq River 4,312.0 28.1 0.0 0.3 3.4 68.8 100.6
Edward River 7,567.2 0.1 160.1 0.0 420.8 27.5 608.6
Eight Mile Creek 1,625.0 0.0 57.7 0.0 37.8 4.7 100.2
Einasleigh River 24,353.6 11.3 0.0 12.3 183.7 811.7 1,019.0
Elliott River 740.6 9.3 10.8 1.9 42.8 3.4 68.2
Embley River 1,914.8 2.7 144.3 0.0 11.7 0.5 159.3
Endeavour River 2,186.3 0.7 27.3 1.1 20.7 24.7 74.5
Eyre Creek 71,557.8 7.7 0.0 1,626.7 4,232.7 728.7 6,595.7
Fitzroy River 11,431.1 106.1 288.7 5.6 161.8 155.6 717.8
Flinders River 51,873.1 20.3 400.9 49.9 94.9 678.9 1,244.8
Fraser Island 1,659.5 0.0 34.4 11.1 151.0 0.0 196.6
Freshwater Creek 106.9 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 4.7
Georgina River 72,457.4 14.2 0.0 12.2 544.7 1,448.7 2,019.7
Gilbert River 22,016.3 13.2 464.1 3.6 245.9 1,256.4 1,983.2
Gregory River 910.5 8.2 3.5 0.0 12.7 41.6 66.0
Hann River 9,663.9 0.2 225.9 0.6 162.5 62.8 452.0
Haughton River 2,224.0 6.5 143.3 1.2 31.7 88.9 271.6
Hay 2,795.2 0.0 0.0 57.6 0.6 0.0 58.3
Herbert River 9,873.1 16.1 142.0 5.7 131.4 263.8 559.0
Hinchinbrook Island 396.9 0.0 81.2 0.0 5.0 1.7 87.9
Holroyd River 5,325.8 0.2 29.9 0.0 80.1 36.0 146.2
Isaac River 22,324.7 65.3 0.0 3.4 43.9 483.1 595.7
Isis River 500.9 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 38.4 40.6
Jacky Jacky Creek 2,971.6 0.0 256.7 26.8 153.7 8.5 445.8
Jardine River 3,273.2 0.0 23.7 0.0 181.4 12.9 217.9
Jeannie River 3,625.7 0.0 174.2 15.6 71.2 29.9 290.9
Kendall River 4,981.1 0.0 29.0 0.0 119.0 17.3 165.3
Kolan River 2,905.0 73.0 15.2 0.0 5.2 52.9 146.4
L Creek 1,958.6 2.2 438.4 4.3 12.5 32.2 489.6
Lagoon Creek 2,966.9 0.0 127.7 0.1 21.3 22.5 171.7
Lake Frome 151.8 0.0 0.0 15.1 0.0 0.0 15.1
Leichhardt River 32,882.2 70.4 322.0 1.6 307.9 875.9 1,577.8
Lockhart River 2,883.6 0.0 135.1 0.7 18.2 67.5 221.5
Lockyer Creek 2,969.9 15.3 0.0 4.7 10.5 77.6 108.2
Logan River 3,356.8 17.5 20.3 1.0 31.4 23.4 93.7
Lower Burdekin River 10,485.6 128.6 22.5 0.2 11.0 534.0 696.3
Lower Burnett River 5,666.6 56.1 11.0 0.3 4.5 88.6 160.4
Lower Mary River 6,776.9 16.2 42.4 0.0 72.7 104.8 236.1
Macintyre Brook 4,324.8 23.4 0.0 1.3 1.8 79.6 106.1
Macintyre & Weir Rivers 15,183.0 134.5 0.0 4.0 53.4 132.8 324.7
Mackenzie River 13,059.0 38.0 0.0 0.1 51.3 177.6 267.1
Maranoa River 20,035.3 16.6 0.0 0.0 14.2 46.7 77.6
Maroochy River 1,539.1 20.4 41.1 2.6 167.6 41.8 273.5
Mcdonald River 2,734.4 0.0 105.2 0.0 161.3 8.4 274.9
Mission River 2,669.0 7.6 226.7 0.0 152.8 3.9 391.0
Mitchell River 41,314.8 44.2 435.6 14.1 595.8 1,247.4 2,337.1
Moonie River 14,657.4 56.0 0.0 1.7 14.7 44.8 117.3
Moreton Island 178.6 0.0 0.8 0.4 14.8 0.0 16.0
Morning Inlet 1,730.0 2.5 332.4 10.5 9.7 34.6 389.6
Mornington Island 998.3 0.0 112.8 0.4 11.2 0.0 124.4
Mossman River 465.7 0.9 16.7 0.2 2.0 4.3 24.1
Mulgrave River 1,316.8 1.4 44.1 0.4 33.4 14.8 94.0
Murray River 1,107.4 3.6 83.8 0.0 50.3 4.9 142.6
Nicholson River 35,744.1 12.3 1,113.0 0.4 303.2 1,034.4 2,463.2
Nogoa River 27,705.9 218.9 0.0 2.7 24.5 271.9 518.1
Noosa River 1,955.8 1.3 89.2 2.3 333.2 20.3 446.3
Norman River 50,667.4 3.6 579.7 6.4 864.9 806.5 2,261.1
Normanby River 14,721.9 5.0 130.9 0.8 110.8 144.7 392.2
North Johnstone River 1,031.0 0.7 0.1 0.0 1.2 7.9 10.0
North Pine River 576.9 29.3 22.0 0.1 9.6 8.4 69.4
O'connell River 2,388.7 8.3 129.4 0.5 6.5 28.3 173.0
Olive river 2,054.7 0.0 39.8 12.9 45.0 13.6 111.4
Palmer River 8,423.6 4.9 0.0 1.1 33.3 138.8 178.2
Paroo River 35,237.7 2.5 0.0 215.3 546.8 65.9 830.5
Pascoe River 2,118.2 0.0 7.5 0.0 0.8 46.5 54.8
Pioneer River 1,574.5 16.0 7.8 0.0 2.0 41.9 67.7
Plane Creek 2,544.2 17.0 183.4 0.1 27.8 46.8 275.1
Proserpine River 2,500.0 47.0 124.0 1.5 67.1 36.8 276.5
Ross River 1,337.1 56.9 113.9 0.1 12.9 43.2 226.9
Russell River 670.6 10.4 6.3 0.3 48.1 5.0 70.1
Saxby River 10,091.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 90.3 129.6 220.4
Settlement River 1,066.9 0.0 67.8 0.1 30.6 28.9 127.4
Shoalwater 3,595.8 9.5 320.6 0.4 177.9 56.0 564.3
Skardon River 432.0 0.0 46.8 0.0 23.6 0.9 71.3
South Johnstone River 1,286.8 2.7 35.8 0.0 39.4 7.6 85.5
South Pine River 439.1 3.4 12.0 0.2 7.3 6.1 29.0
Staaten River 25,705.3 0.3 171.5 2.6 292.1 495.5 961.9
Stanley River 1,536.1 45.3 0.0 0.1 3.4 12.3 61.1
Stewart River 2,754.8 0.0 79.6 0.0 19.9 60.8 160.2
Stradbroke Islands 291.1 1.0 10.1 2.1 47.4 0.0 60.6
Styx River 3,010.7 13.3 265.6 0.2 89.6 52.2 420.8
Suttor River 73,948.7 272.0 0.0 15.9 162.0 1,124.3 1,574.2
Thomson River 95,100.7 30.8 0.0 203.6 573.5 623.3 1,431.1
Torres Strait Islands 570.2 0.9 53.4 0.0 6.1 5.0 65.6
Tully River 1,675.9 16.9 19.8 0.1 42.4 16.5 95.8
Upper Burdekin River 36,227.5 22.9 0.0 65.0 300.7 1,079.2 1,467.9
Upper Burnett River 8,591.8 25.2 0.0 0.1 2.4 58.5 86.2
Upper Mary River 2,701.4 13.7 0.0 0.0 1.5 78.9 94.1
Wallam Creeks 47,863.0 12.0 0.0 35.8 852.5 112.3 1,012.6
Walsh River 8,958.3 11.2 0.0 0.3 4.8 221.0 237.3
Warrego River 52,161.8 25.5 0.0 38.9 118.6 367.4 550.4
Waterpark Creek 1,822.8 0.9 253.5 0.8 101.9 56.3 413.3
Watson River 4,694.4 0.1 73.7 0.0 49.4 20.8 143.9
Wenlock River 7,555.2 0.0 108.8 0.0 174.4 37.8 320.9
Whitsunday Island 160.6 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 6.1

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of drainage sub-basins.

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 and Science, Queensland (2015) Drainage sub-basin 2009 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 5 October 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2009/sub-basin.html

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