Estuary Management Plans

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Middle Creek Catchment Flood Study Review

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Estuary Management Plans

Arrawarra Creek 

Arrawarra Creek

Arrawarra Creek is a small estuarine water body situated at Arrawarra, approximately 30 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour.

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Boambee Newports Creek 

Boambee Newports Creek

The Boambee/Newports Estuary has a roughly rectangular shape catchment area of approximately 49 km2.

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Bonville Pine Creek 

Bonville Pine Creek

The Bonville Pine Creek estuary is situated south of Sawtell, about 9 kilometres south of Coffs Harbour.

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Coffs Creek 

Coffs Creek

Coffs Creek estuary is a wave-dominated barrier estuary and is semi-mature. The estuary is surrounded by estuarine wetlands, urban and open space areas.

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Hearnes Lake 

Hearnes Lake

Hearnes Lake is located approximately 25 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour, just south of Woolgoolga.

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Moonee Creek 

Moonee Creek

The Moonee Creek estuary is located approximately 8km north of Coffs Harbour, and enters the ocean immediately north of Green Bluff and adjacent to the village of Moonee Beach.

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Pipe Clay Creek 

Pipe Clay Creek

Pipe Clay Lake is a small estuary located in the traditional lands of the Gumbaynggirr people in Corindi, around 40 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour.

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Woolgoolga Willis and Darkum Estuaries 

Woolgoolga Willis & Darkum Estuaries

The Woolgoolga Lake Estuary is a small coastal lake with a catchment area of 22 km2 with a water area of approximately 3 km2. Willis Creek and Darkum Creek are small estuaries located to the south and north of Woolgoolga Lake.

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