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Local government area pre-clear wetland system extents

Definition of local government area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

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Pre-clear 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)
intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (natural) lacustrine (natural) palustrine (natural) riverine
Total 172,958,663 1,197,094 517,754 3,036,216 * n/a * n/a
Aurukun 732,422 33,293 34,853 4,301 72,448
Balonne 3,107,355 2,940 12,587 * n/a * n/a
Banana 2,854,895 2,309 5,719 * n/a * n/a
Barcaldine 5,343,597 6,127 29,836 32,005 67,968
Barcoo 6,225,666 83,877 223,012 90,462 397,351
Blackall-Tambo 3,058,134 1,641 12,525 14,166
Boulia 6,094,529 9,231 56,234 * n/a * n/a
Brisbane 133,702 5,446 175 6,948 4,955 17,524
Bulloo 7,323,473 104,505 368,729 44,054 517,288
Bundaberg 643,060 5,394 13 14,827 24,924 45,158
Burdekin 501,374 42,831 204 9,604 23,407 76,046
Burke 4,008,564 157,909 49,444 85,304 292,657
Cairns 169,322 6,872 12,361 6,233 25,467
Carpentaria 6,416,153 310,139 3,188 140,506 191,561 645,395
Cassowary Coast 468,770 24,495 11 33,956 4,190 62,652
Central Highlands 5,979,435 3,770 18,966 67,336 90,073
Charters Towers 6,832,287 16,420 46,521 222,318 285,259
Cherbourg 3,176 2 32 33
Cloncurry 4,799,944 7,680 112,853 120,533
Cook 10,563,819 114,567 3,782 170,821 84,308 373,477
Croydon 2,951,075 28,746 48,565 77,311
Diamantina 9,466,497 258,531 943,774 167,522 1,369,827
Doomadgee 182,048 13,449 2,902 1,074 17,425
Douglas 242,258 5,083 3,183 4,165 12,431
Etheridge 3,922,447 482 25,576 113,246 139,304
Flinders 4,122,851 1,728 11,084 32,539 45,351
Fraser Coast 710,304 20,595 2,821 42,242 13,161 78,819
Gladstone 1,046,695 53,897 22 10,315 15,016 79,251
Gold Coast 131,543 8,950 16,602 3,026 28,578
Goondiwindi 1,927,344 238 4,818 22,380 27,436
Gympie 688,748 1,315 43 18,216 13,644 33,218
Hinchinbrook 279,812 15,461 21,913 15,817 53,191
Hope Vale 111,037 1,262 1,638 6,291 1,065 10,256
Ipswich 109,372 2,533 2,338 4,871
Isaac 5,866,164 38,737 553 20,005 100,900 160,195
Kowanyama 251,607 12,086 6 9,775 13,066 34,933
Livingstone 1,170,135 95,147 121 23,818 26,959 146,045
Lockhart River 360,008 9,133 9 1,128 9,815 20,085
Lockyer Valley 226,878 2,120 5,789 7,909
Logan 95,787 186 1,968 2,167 4,322
Longreach 4,056,045 48 499 43,089 43,635
Mackay 759,328 30,161 13 31,375 19,569 81,117
Mapoon 48,778 5,660 5,626 256 11,542
Maranoa 5,870,996 33 8,324 * n/a * n/a
Mareeba 5,336,713 450 24,444 117,620 142,514
McKinlay 4,073,411 39,159 63,385 102,544
Moreton Bay 203,799 5,732 34 17,303 3,335 26,404
Mornington 120,483 16,553 1,322 4 17,879
Mount Isa 4,326,824 10,120 126,996 137,117
Murweh 4,069,971 1,254 21,291 36,362 58,907
Napranum 198,237 15,924 10,978 1,090 27,992
Noosa 86,998 705 206 11,791 * n/a * n/a
North Burnett 1,967,052 1,240 28,504 29,743
Northern Peninsula Area 101,970 1,577 76 11,786 1,044 14,482
Palm Island 6,856 46 71 15 132
Paroo 4,762,843 6,723 127,297 9,477 143,498
Pormpuraaw 438,212 17,772 32,872 1,870 52,513
Quilpie 6,745,556 316 85,907 51,167 137,389
Redland 53,839 4,457 313 6,989 14 11,773
Richmond 2,658,517 12,674 25,584 38,258
Rockhampton 654,851 23,885 562 4,177 6,531 35,154
Scenic Rim 424,149 1,829 5,653 7,483
Somerset 537,367 992 15,490 16,481
South Burnett 837,859 468 18,484 18,952
Southern Downs 707,747 30 361 23,011 23,403
Sunshine Coast 226,350 3,008 3 33,208 14,103 50,322
Tablelands 1,138,091 2,112 16,028 23,214 41,354
Toowoomba 1,297,632 139 920 10,964 12,023
Torres 89,793 29,828 96 3,552 520 33,996
Torres Strait Island 47,773 17,950 2 488 470 18,910
Townsville 372,785 17,719 2,517 15,065 35,301
Weipa 1,015 6 13 19
Western Downs 3,794,333 286 4,546 * n/a * n/a
Whitsunday 2,383,133 29,716 14 17,084 60,495 107,309
Winton 5,381,026 2,297 45,210 129,527 177,034
Woorabinda 39,303 5 250 636 891
Wujal Wujal 1,173 23 23
Yarrabah 15,569 149 2,245 46 2,441

* Pre-clear riverine extents are not available in these areas

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 pre-clear wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 15 May 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-pre-clear/lga.html

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