List of Ramsar sites in Australia

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The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands came into force for Australia on 21 December 1975. Since then Australia has had 65 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance, with a total surface area of 75,102 km2.[1]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Paroo River at Wanaaring

Northern Territory[edit]


South Australia[edit]

A pair of Regent Parrots perched on a branch
Banrock Station wetlands support Regent Parrots



Western Australia[edit]

Migrating waders in Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

External territories[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ramsar List". Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Peddie, Clare. "Piccaninnie Ponds now a wetland world wonder". The Advertiser. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 

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