Barmedman Creek

The Barmedman Creek, a mostlyperennial river[3] that is part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes, and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia. The Barmedman Creek is only connected to the Murray Darling basin when the Bland Creek, the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers are in flood.

Location of the Barmedman Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands, Riverina (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAsTemora, Bland
Physical characteristics
  locationnear Reefton
  coordinates34°17′8″S 147°26′48″E
  elevation261 m (856 ft)
MouthBland Creek
near Marsden
33°45′8″S 147°30′54″E
208 m (682 ft)
Length85 km (53 mi)
Basin features
River systemLachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
  leftYiddah Creek

Course and features

The Barmedman Creek (technically a river[3]) rises near Reefton, between the towns of Temora and Barmedman, and flows generally north, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Bland Creek. The creek descends 53 metres (174 ft) over its 185-kilometre (115 mi) course.[1]

The creek is crossed by the Newell Highway south of the river mouth and east of Wyalong.

See also


  1. "Map of Barmedman Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. "Our partners: local government". Lachlan Catchment Management Authority. Government of New South Wales. 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  3. "Barmedman Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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