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Big River (Brodribb River, Victoria) is located in Victoria
Big River (Brodribb River, Victoria)
Mouth of the Big River in Victoria
Country Australia
State Victoria
Region South East Corner (IBRA), East Gippsland
Local government area Shire of East Gippsland
Physical characteristics
Main source Bee Tree Hill
Errinundra National Park
309 m (1,014 ft)
River mouth confluence with the Brodribb River
near Malinns
207 m (679 ft)
37°26′23″S 148°40′53″E / 37.43972°S 148.68139°E / -37.43972; 148.68139
Length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Basin features
River system Snowy River catchment
  • Left:
    Saint Patricks River
National park Errinundra NP

The Big River is a perennial river of the Snowy River catchment, located in the East Gippsland region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Course and features

The Big River rises below Big Tree Hill within the Errinundra National Park, and flows generally westerly, joined by the Saint Patricks River, before reaching its confluence with the Brodribb River, in remote country southwest of the locality of Malinns in the Shire of East Gippsland. The river descends 101 metres (331 ft) over its 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) course.

The catchment area of the river is administered by the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.

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