Murray catchment

The Murray Catchment occupies an area of approximately 35,170 square kilometres. It is bounded by the Murray River to the south, the Murrumbidgee River catchment divide to the north and the Australian Alps to the east

The catchment includes the Kosciuszko National Park, the Murray River (its associated anabranches, floodplains and wetlands), the redgum forests of Barmah-Millewa; and the Koondrook and Werai forests.


An especially significant area of aquatic habitat within this region the lower Murray. A report detailing this aquatic ecological community is available.

Barriers to fish passage

Weirs are on the significant barriers to fish passage. A report of reducing the impact of weirs in this region is available.


Have you ever wondered what the rivers used to be like? The historical fish report provides a snapshot.

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