Murray Region
Murray Region

The Murray Region is centred around the catchment area of the Murray River that lies in NSW. The northern part of the region includes Urana, Culcairn and Holbrook and is bounded in the south by the NSW /Vic border.  In the west the region extends to the NSW / SA border, and includes Khancoban and Tumbarumba to the east. 

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

  • Billabong Creek
  • Darling
  • Edward
  • Lachlan
  • Murray
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Upper Murray
  • Ten Mile Creek
  • Tooma River
  • Wakool River
  • Swampy Plain River
  • Yanco Creek
  • Colombo Creek

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Recent Floods and Storms

February/March 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Albury
  • Balranald
  • Berrigan
  • Conargo
  • Corowa
  • Jerilderie
  • Murray
  • Tumbarumba
  • Urana
  • Wentworth

From 4 February 2011

Locations affected by Storms and Floods

  • Albury City
  • Balranald
  • Berrigan
  • Conargo
  • Corowa
  • Jerilderie
  • Murray
  • Urana
  • Wakool
  • Wentworth

From 29 November 2010

Locations affected by Floods

  • Balranald
  • Berrigan
  • Conargo
  • Corowa
  • Jerilderie
  • Murray
  • Tumbarumba
  • Urana
  • Wakool
  • Wentworth

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Record floods

October
1870
Gauge: Albury
Peak Height: 5.89m
River: Murray River
December
1952
Gauge: Balranald (town)
Peak Height: 7.92m
River: Murrumbidgee River
September
1939
Gauge: Barham
Peak Height: 6.23m
River: Murray River
November
1975
Gauge: Boundary Bend
Peak Height: 9.02m
River: Murray River
September
1956
Gauge: Burtundy
Peak Height: 9.60m
River: Darling River
October
1917
Gauge: Corowa
Peak Height: 8.86m
River: Murray River
November
1870
Gauge: Deniliquin
Peak Height: 9.68m
River: Edward River
November
1870
Gauge: Echuca
Peak Height: 96.42m
River: Murray River
November
1996
Gauge: Euston Weir
Peak Height: 49.90m
River: Murray River
September
1993
Gauge: Jingellic
Peak Height: m
River: Murray River
March
1941
Gauge: Pooncarie
Peak Height: 8.84m
River: Darling River
October
2000
Gauge: Stevens Weir
Peak Height: m
River: Edward River
September
1984
Gauge: Swan Hill
Peak Height: 6.07m
River: Murray River
November
1870
Gauge: Tocumwal
Peak Height: 7.57m
River: Murray River
August
1956
Gauge: Wakool Junction
Peak Height: 11.89m
River: Murray River
October
1975
Gauge: Yarrawonga Weir D/s
Peak Height: 8.31m
River: Murray River