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Water resource planning area 2019 wetland system extents

Definition of water resource planning area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2019 wetland system extent by water resource planning area metadata
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Water resource planning 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 292,655,161 412,008 1,556,190 1,180 1,011,331 49,259 5,309,841 60,638 3,833,406 12,233,853
Baffle Creek Basin 411,254 1,016 14,244 13 140 10,395 293 6,805 32,906
Barron 519,756 5,641 977 < 1 49 286 479 144 9,755 17,332
Border Rivers and Moonie 3,848,563 23,377 207 1,361 5,127 1,713 32,591 64,376
Boyne River Basin 250,213 2,066 1,601 5 4,218 4 36 3,808 11,739
Burdekin Basin 13,407,650 42,984 31,561 365 5,488 5,532 54,676 10,846 323,906 475,357
Burnett Basin 3,827,096 22,709 4,019 17 1,325 7,501 328 46,914 82,813
Calliope River Basin 223,608 631 7,656 26 22 160 49 34 946 9,525
Cape York 10,680,539 2,565 215,895 5,407 185 258,434 305 86,234 569,027
Condamine and Balonne 8,856,332 63,100 363 2,008 11,969 4,859 45,271 127,571
Cooper Creek 24,391,845 4,159 165,998 1,957 504,315 1,019 223,569 901,016
Fitzroy Basin 14,262,796 58,826 29,905 30 6,778 6,543 31,678 12,787 147,798 294,345
Georgina and Diamantina 26,600,964 3,790 278,566 1,282 1,089,860 351 432,267 1,806,116
Gold Coast 130,370 2,318 3,297 408 1,722 524 1,313 9,582
Great Artesian Basin and Other Regional Aquifers 122,289,235 111,895 681,957 500,321 12,263 2,529,620 15,705 1,445,274 5,297,035
Gulf 31,608,012 14,281 457,537 3,207 4,115 274,152 2,232 703,867 1,459,389
Logan Basin 415,282 3,289 2,127 < 1 165 3,200 144 3,519 12,445
Mary Basin 1,343,931 6,580 14,652 282 252 723 47,369 1,262 22,462 93,582
Mitchell 6,868,754 1,473 37,202 1,299 3,926 86,819 113 156,379 287,210
Moreton 1,562,430 24,509 7,209 262 979 13,031 1,217 23,672 70,878
Pioneer Valley 242,308 3,198 2,803 1 13 7 1,471 131 4,748 12,373
Warrego, Paroo, Bulloo and Nebine 18,759,198 3,400 43,137 1,428 334,538 3,654 73,992 460,148
Wet Tropics 1,949,368 5,349 37,362 190 212 232 36,686 1,379 35,244 116,652
Whitsunday 205,658 4,852 6,186 17 6,747 1,562 3,074 22,437

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of water resource planning 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) Water resource planning area 2019 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent/water-resource-planning-area.html

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