Burnett River - QLD

Place Satellite Image


DEG: -25.609205 151.279648
DMS: 25º 36' 33.14" S 151º 16' 46.73" E
UTM: 56 J 7166472mN 327249mE
Altitude: 119m


Place Type

Geography - Lake,River,Creek


3.24kms SouthWest of Mundubbera
30.17kms SouthEast of Eidsvold
69.64kms NorthWest of Proston
141.03kms SouthEast of Theodore

Address & Contact

Mundubbera QLD 4626
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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The Burnett River rises in the Burnett Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, close to Mount Gaeta and east of Monto. It drains a basin covering 33,210 km² which is 1.9% of the total area of Queensland.The Auburn River rises in the hills about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Cracow, flows south before swinging to the north-east at its confluence with Johnson Creek, passing through the Auburn River National Park, a little-known and untouched piece of pristine bush including Auburn Waterfall, and flows into the Burnett River west of Mundubbera.The Boyne River rises in the Bunya Mountains National Park south-west of Kingaroy and flows in a general northerly direction, is dammed near Proston to form Lake Boondooma, emptying into the Burnett River near Mundubbera, only 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the Burnett River-Auburn River confluence. Construction of the Paradise Dam on the Burnett River, 80 kilometres (50 mi) upstream from Bundaberg, was completed in November 2005. The dam reservoir has a capacity of 300,000 megalitres (6.6×1010 imp gal; 7.9×1010 US gal). Named after the old gold mining township of Paradise, which is now submerged under the waters of the reservoir, all of the structures and artefacts found at the site were transferred to the nearby town of Biggenden.
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Closest Weather Station

Gayndah at 15/03:00pm EST
Distance from Burnett River 33.67km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Monto Township
Distance from Burnett River 84.24km N
Mean Max. °C31.931.229.927.724.221.120.823.
Mean Min. °C19.319.017.213.710.
Mean Rain mm113.8113.877.844.544.738.

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