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Local government area 2017 wetland system extents

Definition of local government area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2017 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) lacustrine (natural) lacustrine (slightly modified) palustrine (natural) palustrine (slightly modified) riverine
Total 172,958,663 312,519 1,134,644 4,197 514,431 37,575 2,829,609 80,643 2,429,801 7,343,419
Aurukun 732,422 3 33,275 34,761 4,295 72,333
Balonne 3,107,355 45,693 1,562 826 8,880 4,055 16,946 77,962
Banana 2,854,895 7,124 2,199 1,140 4,828 749 16,743 32,783
Barcaldine 5,343,597 1,634 6,126 358 28,630 262 31,429 68,438
Barcoo 6,225,666 436 83,842 166 222,679 325 89,977 397,424
Blackall-Tambo 3,058,134 1,320 471 1,565 72 11,931 15,359
Boulia 6,094,529 665 9,230 136 56,199 198 54,834 121,262
Brisbane 133,702 1,508 2,893 264 175 137 2,876 354 1,851 10,059
Bulloo 7,323,473 483 104,361 133 368,258 246 44,015 517,496
Bundaberg 643,060 10,633 4,734 17 13 968 8,577 221 15,991 41,155
Burdekin 501,374 2,988 37,968 498 112 1,692 4,905 9,556 19,060 76,779
Burke 4,008,564 979 157,907 536 49,183 265 84,969 293,840
Cairns 169,322 2,106 5,673 165 4 5,416 10 2,150 15,524
Carpentaria 6,416,153 2,575 310,056 2,835 960 139,729 803 191,550 648,508
Cassowary Coast 468,770 740 24,201 12 10 19 15,298 143 3,771 44,195
Central Highlands 5,979,435 32,048 3,435 2,920 13,436 1,680 56,286 109,805
Charters Towers 6,832,287 17,160 16,419 921 45,353 586 216,311 296,749
Cherbourg 3,176 3 2 22 27
Cloncurry 4,799,944 2,481 682 7,567 147 112,181 123,058
Cook 10,563,819 2,666 114,458 3,759 329 170,068 295 83,909 375,484
Croydon 2,951,075 202 134 28,494 237 48,529 77,596
Diamantina 9,466,497 193 258,321 266 943,626 56 167,474 1,369,935
Doomadgee 182,048 3 13,450 2,900 3 1,063 17,419
Douglas 242,258 62 4,835 12 8 2,388 1 2,253 9,561
Etheridge 3,922,447 2,630 482 500 24,865 224 109,177 137,878
Flinders 4,122,851 1,425 1,702 650 10,636 381 32,169 46,962
Fraser Coast 710,304 2,399 20,325 2,821 430 30,304 465 8,637 65,382
Gladstone 1,046,695 3,924 51,562 33 22 4,457 8,919 373 11,892 81,183
Gold Coast 131,543 2,672 7,032 421 2,077 532 1,078 13,812
Goondiwindi 1,927,344 15,549 197 622 3,630 1,285 19,909 41,193
Gympie 688,748 1,858 1,317 43 23 14,805 18 7,776 25,841
Hinchinbrook 279,812 441 13,965 2 8 6,766 759 8,899 30,839
Hope Vale 111,037 14 1,261 1,600 6,285 11 1,065 10,236
Ipswich 109,372 575 40 987 70 1,292 2,964
Isaac 5,866,164 14,809 29,848 918 540 3,700 13,703 8,966 83,803 156,285
Kowanyama 251,607 28 12,089 6 9,734 2 13,051 34,910
Livingstone 1,170,135 5,991 69,428 33 121 215 15,019 27,316 22,080 140,203
Lockhart River 360,008 3 9,134 9 1,124 9,814 20,082
Lockyer Valley 226,878 765 383 694 159 5,155 7,155
Logan 95,787 353 158 41 1,209 66 1,064 2,890
Longreach 4,056,045 1,075 48 561 498 17 42,608 44,807
Mackay 759,328 5,066 29,055 54 13 93 5,776 1,432 14,581 56,070
Mapoon 48,778 5,661 5,616 256 11,533
Maranoa 5,870,996 4,719 30 1,417 6,843 629 22,712 36,350
Mareeba 5,336,713 2,002 449 3,987 23,855 121 116,441 146,855
McKinlay 4,073,411 938 123 39,018 176 63,203 103,457
Moreton Bay 203,799 3,466 4,919 1 34 409 8,610 242 2,058 19,740
Mornington 120,483 45 16,532 1,322 4 17,903
Mount Isa 4,326,824 4,474 1,155 10,120 3 125,741 141,494
Murweh 4,069,971 967 881 484 19,684 797 32,328 55,142
Napranum 198,237 15,925 10,946 1,090 27,960
Noosa 86,998 458 628 206 24 10,258 11 2,949 14,533
North Burnett 1,967,052 6,209 272 624 108 18,759 25,971
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 4,762,843 709 6,713 210 124,150 2,254 9,426 143,462
Pormpuraaw 438,212 46 17,156 32,773 1,863 51,837
Quilpie 6,745,556 705 316 179 85,741 189 51,005 138,134
Redland 53,839 248 4,271 310 52 5,923 40 9 10,852
Richmond 2,658,517 756 88 12,442 286 25,472 39,044
Rockhampton 654,851 5,388 20,834 30 555 399 2,923 4,037 5,345 39,512
Scenic Rim 424,149 3,173 57 975 107 3,154 7,467
Somerset 537,367 17,040 16 161 130 8,421 25,767
South Burnett 837,859 5,537 144 387 37 10,104 16,208
Southern Downs 707,747 4,339 30 8 315 44 9,701 14,437
Sunshine Coast 226,350 2,398 2,571 282 3 285 12,289 909 6,058 24,794
Tablelands 1,138,091 6,571 2,111 277 14,348 959 22,516 46,782
Toowoomba 1,297,632 7,505 20 96 748 71 6,346 14,788
Torres 89,793 92 29,814 96 3,550 510 34,062
Torres Strait Island 47,773 17,928 2 472 470 18,872
Townsville 372,785 7,389 16,260 114 283 1,462 1,793 11,305 38,607
Weipa 1,015 9 9 13 31
Western Downs 3,794,333 10,793 286 1,224 3,499 907 13,577 30,286
Whitsunday 2,383,133 21,808 25,735 1,761 14 790 8,415 4,385 57,828 120,737
Winton 5,381,026 1,417 2,295 630 45,198 63 127,837 177,440
Woorabinda 39,303 24 5 6 246 5 599 886
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 2017 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 15 May 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2017/lga.html

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