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Not to be confused with the Banister River in Virginia, United States.
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Bannister River
Country Australia
Physical characteristics
Main source 329 metres (1,079 ft)
River mouth Hotham River
209 metres (686 ft)
Length 50 kilometres (31 mi)

Bannister River is a river in the South West region of Western Australia.

The river rises to the east of North Bannister and flows in a southerly direction discharging into the Hotham River near Boddington.

The river was named after Captain Thomas Bannister who was the first European to visit the river in 1830 by Surveyor General John Septimus Roe in 1832.

Coordinates: 32°47′28″S 116°28′52″E / 32.79111°S 116.48111°E / -32.79111; 116.48111

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