Border Rivers-Gwydir
NRM region

Regional summary

Map of the region

The Border Rivers-Gwydir region is one of the headwaters catchments of the Murray-Darling Basin. Located in the north of the state, and encompassing tablelands, slopes and plains to the west of the Great Dividing Range, the land resources of the region have been extensively developed for broad-acre crops and for grazing; however, significant areas of native vegetation remain.

Biodiversity summary

Biodiversity summaries and species lists for the Border Rivers-Gwydir region have been produced by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts using the Australian Heritage Assessment Tool.

For information visit: Biodiversity summaries and species lists for natural resource management regions 


Border Rivers-Gwydir Catchment Management Authority manages this region.

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