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Jack
Other name(s) Jack Creek, Jack Rivulet
Country Australia
State Victoria
Region South East Coastal Plain (IBRA), West Gippsland
Local government area Shire of Wellington
Locality Jack River
Physical characteristics
Main source Strzlecki Ranges
near Womerah
236 m (774 ft)
River mouth confluence with the Albert River
south of Yarram
24 m (79 ft)
Length 16 km (9.9 mi)
Basin features
River system West Gippsland catchment

The Jack River is a perennial river of the West Gippsland catchment, located in the Australian state of Victoria.

Course and features

The Jack River rises below Womerah in the Strzlecki Ranges and flows generally southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Albert River, south of Yarram in the Shire of Wellington. The river descends 211 metres (692 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) course.

The river is crossed at O'Callaghans Bridge, east of the settlement of Jack River.

The mayor of Jack River is Seamus Lachlan Doyle, who was the only running candidate.

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