Macquarie Region
Macquarie Region

The Macquarie Region extends from the NSW/ QLD border in the north, south to include Dubbo, Wellington and Narromine. It includes Baradine and Dunedoo in the East and extends west to include Glengarry, Carinda and Nyngan.

Events and Activities

Visit these events to meet your local NSW SES members and learn about Flood, Storm and Tsunami Safety.

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Local rivers

  • Barwon
  • Bell
  • Bogan
  • Castlereagh
  • Cudgegong
  • Little
  • Macquarie
  • Milchomi Creek
  • Moomin
  • Moonie
  • Namoi
  • Narran
  • Pian Creek
  • Talbragar
  • Thalaba Creek
  • Thallon Creek

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Recent Floods and Storms

February/March 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Bogan
  • Narromine

January/February 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Walgett

November 2011

Locations affected by Floods

  • Walgett

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Record floods

February
1971
Gauge: Baroona
Peak Height: 14.00m
River: Macquarie River
July
1984
Gauge: Carinda
Peak Height: 7.81m
River: Macquarie River
February
1976
Gauge: Collarenebri
Peak Height: 8.89m
River: Barwon River
November
1950
Gauge: Coonamble
Peak Height: 5.71m
River: Castlereagh River
March
1978
Gauge: Dandaloo
Peak Height: 8.80m
River: Bogan River
January
2011
Gauge: Dirranbandi (balonne Minor) (q)
Peak Height: 5.34m
River: Balonne Minor
September
1892
Gauge: Dubbo
Peak Height: 13.87m
River: Macquarie River
March
1956
Gauge: Geurie (wollombi)
Peak Height: 13.21m
River: Macquarie River
February
1955
Gauge: Gilgandra
Peak Height: 10.06m
River: Castlereagh River
February
1971
Gauge: Goangra
Peak Height: 8.94m
River: Namoi River
February
1955
Gauge: Mendooran
Peak Height: 10.06m
River: Castlereagh River
February
1976
Gauge: Mogil Mogil
Peak Height: 10.03m
River: Barwon River
April
1990
Gauge: Mudall
Peak Height: 3.95m
River: Bogan River
July
1920
Gauge: Narromine
Peak Height: 15.93m
River: Macquarie River
April
1990
Gauge: Neurie Plains
Peak Height: 2.92m
River: Bogan River
January
2011
Gauge: New Angledool
Peak Height: 4.56m
River: Narran River
August
1990
Gauge: Newrea (bell R)
Peak Height: 6.77m
River: Bell River
April
1990
Gauge: Nyngan
Peak Height: 5.23m
River: Bogan River
February
1955
Gauge: Peak Hill
Peak Height: 6.55m
River: Bogan River
April
1890
Gauge: Walgett
Peak Height: 13.84m
River: Barwon River
February
1955
Gauge: Warren Town
Peak Height: 10.01m
River: Macquarie River
March
1956
Gauge: Wellington (bell River)
Peak Height: 8.43m
River: Bell River
February
1955
Gauge: Wellington Bridge
Peak Height: 14.66m
River: Macquarie River