Cullinga Creek

The Cullinga Creek, a mostlyperennial river[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location of the Cullinga Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationeast of Cootamundra
  coordinates34°39′53″S 148°9′17″E
Mouthconfluence with Muttama Creek
southeast of Brawlin
34°45′47″S 148°4′33″E
Length23 km (14 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Cullinga Creek (technically a river[1]) rises about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of Cootamundra, on the southwest slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south southwest for about 23 kilometres (14 mi) before reaching its confluence with the Muttama Creek about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southeast of Brawlin.[1] The Muttama Creek is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River.

See also


  1. "Cullinga Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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