Rich River

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Coordinates: 37°32′46″S 148°34′36″E / 37.54611°S 148.57667°E / -37.54611; 148.57667
Country Australia
State Victoria
Regions South East Corner (IBRA), East Gippsland
Local government area Shire of East Gippsland
Part of Snowy River catchment
Source Mount Jack
 - location Errinundra National Park
 - elevation 639 m (2,096 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Brodribb River
 - location east of the Bonang Highway
 - elevation 71 m (233 ft)
 - coordinates 37°32′46″S 148°34′36″E / 37.54611°S 148.57667°E / -37.54611; 148.57667
Length 17 km (11 mi)
National park Errinundra NP
Mouth of the Rich River in Victoria

The Rich 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 Rich River rises below Mount Jack within the Errinundra National Park, and flows generally southwest, before reaching its confluence with the Brodribb River, in remote a state forestry area east of the Bonang Highway in the Shire of East Gippsland. The river descends 568 metres (1,864 ft) over its 17-kilometre (11 mi) course.[2]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Rich River: 24367". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Rich River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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