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Drainage sub-basin 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of drainage sub-basin

based on a comparison of 2017 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by drainage sub-basin metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
Areas exclude artificial and highly modified wetlands.
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Drainage sub-basin Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.0% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 94.6%
Albert River 77.3% - 30.6% 55.2% 49.4%
Alice River - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Archer River 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 99.9% 100.0%
Baffle Creek 99.5% 100.0% 79.1% 88.7% 88.7%
Balonne River - 5.1% 44.4% 82.9% 77.7%
Barcoo River - 100.0% 84.4% 92.3% 91.3%
Barker & Barambah Creeks - - 79.2% 55.5% 58.4%
Barratta Creek 82.5% - 142.4% 69.4% 90.3%
Barron River 70.5% 100.0% 26.7% 74.0% 66.1%
Black River 96.4% 85.6% 75.2% 88.0% 88.7%
Bohle River 85.7% - 76.3% 60.4% 77.4%
Bowen River - - 40.2% 101.5% 87.9%
Boyne & Auburn Rivers - - 22.3% 46.0% 45.6%
Boyne River 64.6% - 25.3% 91.8% 81.0%
Bremer River - - 45.5% 55.7% 49.5%
Brisbane River 47.6% - 30.6% 53.7% 50.4%
Bulloo River - 100.0% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
Burrum River 94.0% - 74.0% 92.3% 82.2%
Caboolture River 90.8% - 30.2% 56.9% 41.0%
Calliope River 88.1% - 11.2% 92.0% 87.5%
Cliffdale Creek 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Cloncurry River - - 99.9% 99.3% 99.3%
Coen River - - 100.0% 99.9% 100.0%
Coleman River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Comet River - 91.7% 37.8% 82.8% 75.3%
Condamine River - 89.1% 36.8% 44.5% 44.2%
Coomera & Nerang Rivers 71.5% - 12.2% 35.8% 27.7%
Cooper Creek - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Curtis Island 99.6% - 98.8% 97.1% 99.4%
Daintree River 98.3% - 84.2% 59.1% 79.7%
Dawson River - 85.7% 40.1% 87.1% 82.1%
Diamantina River - 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 99.9%
Don River 87.0% - 82.4% 71.3% 81.4%
Ducie River 100.0% - 99.9% 99.8% 100.0%
Dumaresq River - - 83.4% 47.1% 47.8%
Edward River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Eight Mile Creek 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Einasleigh River - 97.5% 98.7% 99.7% 99.4%
Elliott River 96.7% - 84.3% 83.3% 86.2%
Embley River 99.9% - 94.5% - 98.3%
Endeavour River 97.6% - 99.4% 99.2% 98.9%
Eyre Creek - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Fitzroy River 87.1% 97.2% 44.6% 86.0% 78.4%
Flinders River 100.0% 99.7% 99.2% 99.4% 99.6%
Fraser Island 100.6% 100.0% 99.3% - 99.5%
Freshwater Creek - - - 22.0% 22.0%
Georgina River - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gilbert River 100.0% 100.0% 98.8% 96.9% 97.9%
Gregory River 100.0% - 89.1% 88.6% 89.3%
Hann River 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 100.0% 99.8%
Haughton River 93.1% 97.0% 78.7% 85.4% 88.6%
Hay - 100.0% 100.0% - 100.0%
Herbert River 89.0% 96.7% 48.2% 75.3% 67.7%
Hinchinbrook Island 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Holroyd River 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 99.9%
Isaac River - 71.9% 50.0% 84.7% 81.5%
Isis River 98.3% - 93.0% 93.8% 93.8%
Jacky Jacky Creek 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jardine River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jeannie River 100.0% 98.0% 99.8% 99.9% 99.8%
Kendall River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Kolan River 84.6% - 15.5% 64.3% 55.7%
L Creek 100.0% - 99.8% 99.8% 100.0%
Lagoon Creek 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Lake Frome - 100.0% 100.0% - 100.0%
Leichhardt River 100.0% - 98.4% 98.6% 98.9%
Lockhart River 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Lockyer Creek - - 31.8% 91.6% 75.8%
Logan River 77.1% - 32.1% 55.6% 45.7%
Lower Burdekin River 55.1% - 43.4% 90.7% 87.6%
Lower Burnett River 82.9% - 18.6% 65.4% 62.4%
Lower Mary River 96.9% - 46.6% 65.7% 60.8%
Macintyre Brook - - 21.9% 54.0% 53.5%
Macintyre & Weir Rivers - 99.8% 58.5% 103.4% 98.9%
Mackenzie River - - 44.5% 61.5% 58.4%
Maranoa River - - 95.1% 83.1% 83.3%
Maroochy River 85.8% 100.0% 37.0% 40.3% 41.4%
Mcdonald River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Misc Other Islands 100.1% 99.7% 98.7% 88.7% 100.0%
Mission River 99.8% - 90.3% 99.9% 94.6%
Mitchell River 100.0% 134.2% 99.3% 99.6% 99.6%
Moonie River - - 14.1% 76.2% 59.2%
Moreton Island 55.9% 100.0% 99.8% - 97.2%
Morning Inlet 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Mornington Island 100.0% - 98.2% - 99.9%
Mossman River 90.3% - 38.0% 46.2% 69.8%
Mulgrave River 84.1% 100.0% 62.4% 33.0% 61.8%
Murray River 99.5% - 49.1% 73.2% 73.9%
Nicholson River 100.0% - 100.0% 99.8% 99.9%
Nogoa River - 30.5% 51.6% 81.3% 79.9%
Noosa River 98.8% 100.0% 75.6% 50.7% 77.2%
Norman River 100.0% - 99.8% 99.9% 99.9%
Normanby River 100.0% - 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
North Johnstone River 100.0% 100.0% 23.2% 99.9% 66.1%
North Pine River 83.5% - 24.6% 22.6% 39.4%
O'connell River 97.6% - 41.0% 67.9% 85.9%
Olive river 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Palmer River - - 99.4% 99.0% 99.1%
Paroo River - 100.0% 97.8% 90.5% 97.7%
Pascoe River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Pioneer River 82.4% - 14.2% 81.2% 68.2%
Plane Creek 96.0% - 53.3% 83.3% 87.9%
Proserpine River 97.9% - 85.9% 160.7% 102.7%
Ross River 93.4% - 184.4% 73.3% 89.6%
Russell River 99.8% 125.5% 62.6% 93.5% 66.7%
Saxby River - - 99.1% 99.7% 99.4%
Settlement River 100.0% - 99.7% 100.0% 99.9%
Shoalwater 64.4% - 1342.5% 86.3% 89.8%
Skardon River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
South Johnstone River 90.3% - 57.3% 96.2% 70.8%
South Pine River 40.2% - 11.9% 21.5% 23.6%
Staaten River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Stanley River - - 71.5% 45.7% 48.5%
Stewart River 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Stradbroke Islands 88.6% 98.5% 97.9% - 96.2%
Styx River 97.2% - 178.4% 94.7% 98.2%
Suttor River - 100.0% 85.4% 87.7% 87.5%
Thomson River - 100.0% 97.5% 96.9% 97.2%
Torres Strait Islands 99.7% 100.0% 98.0% 99.6% 99.5%
Tully River 99.1% - 40.1% 89.5% 53.0%
Upper Burdekin River - 99.9% 97.7% 99.0% 98.7%
Upper Burnett River - - 18.2% 48.5% 46.4%
Upper Mary River - - 83.5% 58.4% 58.7%
Wallam Creeks - 99.7% 92.4% 97.8% 93.3%
Walsh River - - 96.5% 97.7% 97.6%
Warrego River - 100.0% 90.5% 74.3% 78.5%
Waterpark Creek 94.3% - 93.0% 69.1% 89.5%
Watson River 100.0% - 99.0% 98.9% 99.3%
Wenlock River 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Whitsunday Island 100.0% - 100.0% - 100.0%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Drainage sub-basin 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/sub-basin.html

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