The Avon and Mortlock River system
The Avon River originates at Lake Yealering in the Shire of Wickepin. The catchment area upstream of the confluence with the Salt River at Yenyening Lake is 91 500 km2.
The Mortlock river system has a catchment area of 16 800 km2 and joins the Avon River at Northam.
The catchment area for the combined Avon River and Mortlock River system is 24 900 km2.
If you have an interest in natural resource management in the Avon River Basin, and can provide significant input into the planning and implementation of our work then we would invite you to become a member of Wheatbelt NRM.
Wheatbelt NRM membership extends to organisations that operate or reside within the Avon River Basin. Members' interests are considered as part of the overall planning, prioritising and on-ground management activities of Wheatbelt NRM.
To become an associate is absolutely free and everyone is eligible. You will receive our fortnightly E-News and stay informed as to how Wheatbelt NRM is providing community leadership for Natural Resource Management in the Avon River Basin. Simply register on the associate sign-up at the top of the screen.
For more information about becoming an associate please click here