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Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

Quambone Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

Quambone (population 247 and 50 dwellings) is located approximately 55 km west of Coonamble, in the Central West Region of NSW. The Village of Quambone, declared on 28 July 1894, was developed on Quambone Station. Quambone is the gateway to the Macquarie Marshes.

Merri Merri Creek runs along the western side of the village and drains a catchment area of approximately 1,330 km2 near the village. The village has experienced in excess of 12 flood events since 1950 with creek and local overland flows causing flooding in low lying areas.

Additional Information

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Title Quambone Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan
Publication Date 7 July 2021
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Coonamble Shire Council
Author/ Prepared by Jacobs Group (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publish date 22 September 2021
Update date 4 October 2021
River Basin 421 - Macquarie-Bogan
Place Name Quambone
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 23 September 2021
Submitted by iandinham
Approved 5 October 2021
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 7d0c890d-2819-43a2-8a76-029574eb6ae0