Southern Highlands Region
Southern Highlands Region

The Southern Highlands Region extends from Bigga in the north to the NSW / Vic border in the south.  It includes Bombala, Braidwood and Goulbourn in the east and Young, Harden and Snowy River in the West.  It does not include the ACT.

Events and Activities

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

No events and activities


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Local rivers

  • Boorowa
  • Burrangong Creek
  • East Gippsland
  • Lachlan
  • Snowy
  • Wollondilly
  • Queanbeyan
  • Molonglo
  • Cooma

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Recent Floods and Storms

February/March 2012

Locations affected by Floods

  • Bombala
  • Boorowa
  • Goulburn
  • Greater Hume
  • Harden
  • Palerang
  • Queanbeyan
  • Snowy River
  • Yass
  • Young

March 2011

Locations affected by Storms and Floods

  • Bombala

From 4 February 2011

Locations affected by Storms and Floods

  • Greater Hume

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Record floods

October
1976
Gauge: Burbong
Peak Height: 4.92m
River: Molonglo River
August
1974
Gauge: Jugiong (pump Station)
Peak Height: 9.99m
River: Murrumbidgee River
August
1974
Gauge: Oaks Estate
Peak Height: 10.30m
River: Molonglo River
January
1925
Gauge: Queanbeyan (queens Bridge)
Peak Height: 10.70m
River: Queanbeyan River
December
2010
Gauge: Tinderry
Peak Height: 7.20m
River: Queanbeyan River
August
1974
Gauge: Wickerslack
Peak Height: 8.88m
River: Queanbeyan River