Big River (Brodribb River, Victoria)

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This article is about the watercourse in Victoria that is a tributary of the Brodribb River. For the watercourse in Victoria that is also located in East Gippsland, see Big River (Mitta Mitta River, Victoria). For the watercourse in Victoria that is a tributary of the Goulburn River, see Big River (Goulburn River, Victoria). For other uses, see Big River (disambiguation).
Coordinates: 37°26′23″S 148°40′53″E / 37.43972°S 148.68139°E / -37.43972; 148.68139
Country Australia
State Victoria
Regions South East Corner (IBRA), East Gippsland
Local government area Shire of East Gippsland
Part of Snowy River catchment
 - left Saint Patricks River
Source Bee Tree Hill
 - location Errinundra National Park
 - elevation 309 m (1,014 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Brodribb River
 - location near Malinns
 - elevation 207 m (679 ft)
 - coordinates 37°26′23″S 148°40′53″E / 37.43972°S 148.68139°E / -37.43972; 148.68139
Length 10 km (6 mi)
National park Errinundra NP
Mouth of the Big River in Victoria

The Big River is a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, located in the East Gippsland region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Course and features[edit]

The Big River rises below Big Tree Hill within the Errinundra National Park, and flows generally westerly, joined by the Saint Patricks River, before reaching its confluence with the Brodribb River, in remote country southwest of the locality of Malinns in the Shire of East Gippsland. The river descends 101 metres (331 ft) over its 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) course.[2]

The catchment area of the river is administered by the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Big River: 10668". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Big River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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