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Not to be confused with Burra Creek (Palerang).
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Burra
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGA Cootamundra-Gundagai
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
below The Sisters
565 m (1,854 ft)
River mouth confluence with Muttama Creek
northwest of Coolac
248 m (814 ft)
Length 29 km (18 mi)
Basin features
River system Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Yammatree Creek
  • Right:
    Bongongalong Creek

The Burra Creek, a mostly–perennial river 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.

Course and features

The Burra Creek (technically a river) rises below The Sisters, on the northern slopes of Ginendoe Hill, part of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally east, then south, then east, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Muttama Creek northwest of Coolac. The Muttama Creek is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. The Burra Creek descends 318 metres (1,043 ft) over its 29-kilometre (18 mi) course.

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