Birrie River

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Birrie River
Birree River[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions IBRA: Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South
District Orana
Municipality Brewarrina
Part of Murray–Darling basin
 - right Yamba Creek, Marion Creek, Wongal Cowal
Source Bokhara River
 - location near Goodooga
 - elevation 147 m (482 ft)
Mouth Culgoa River
 - location north–east of Bourke and north–west of Brewarrina
 - elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Length 197 km (122 mi)

Birrie River, a perennial river that is part of the Upper Darling catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the north-west slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

The river leaves the Bokhara River, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north–east of the village of Goodooga, and flows generally south and west, joined by three minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Culgoa River, north–east of Bourke and north–west of Brewarrina; dropping 32 metres (105 ft) over its course of 197 kilometres (122 mi).[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Birrie River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Birrie River". Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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Coordinates: 29°43′S 146°37′E / 29.717°S 146.617°E / -29.717; 146.617