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Currency Creek Game Reserve

Currency Creek Game Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Currency Creek Game Reserve is located in South Australia
Currency Creek Game Reserve
Nearest town or city Goolwa
Established 19 June 1975[1]
Area 1.28 km2 (0.5 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Currency Creek Game Reserve is a protected area located on the south-western side of Lake Alexandrina in South Australia about 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) north-east of Goolwa. The game reserve was proclaimed under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 ‘for the management and conservation of waterfowl, particularly native game species’ with duck shooting permitted during open seasons. The game reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Currency Creek Game Reserve".  
  3. ^ "Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive), Currency Creek Game Reserve, Laffin Point via North Goolwa, SA, Australia". Commonwealth of Australia (C of A), Department of the Environment. 21 October 1980. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, pp. 27 & 41,  
  5. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
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