Jack River (East Gippsland, Victoria)

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This article is about the watercourse in the Shire of East Gippsland. For the watercourse in Shire of Wellington, see Jack River (Wellington, Victoria). For the settlement located in the Shire of Wellington, see Jack River, Victoria.
Country Australia
State Victoria
Regions South East Corner (IBRA), East Gippsland
Local government area Shire of East Gippsland
Part of Snowy River catchment
 - left Spring Creek (Victoria), Rocky River (Victoria)
 - location near Murrungowa
 - elevation 122 m (400 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Brodribb River
 - location Brodribb Flora Reserve
 - elevation 27 m (89 ft)
 - coordinates 37°37′39″S 148°35′41″E / 37.62750°S 148.59472°E / -37.62750; 148.59472Coordinates: 37°37′39″S 148°35′41″E / 37.62750°S 148.59472°E / -37.62750; 148.59472
Length 8 km (5 mi)
Nature reserve Brodribb Flora Reserve
Mouth of the Jack River in Victoria

The Jack 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 Jack River rises in a state forestry area northwest of Murrungowa and flows generally southeast, joined by the Rocky River and one minor tributary before reaching its confluence with the Brodribb River, within the Brodribb Flora Reserve in the Shire of East Gippsland. The river descends 122 metres (400 ft) over its 8-kilometre (5.0 mi) course.[2]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Jack River: 18016". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Jack River, VIC". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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