The Murray River is 2,530 km long
The Murray River is Australia's longest single river
The Murray River is the third longest navigable river in the world
The Murray River is navigable from the Hume Dam, near Albury (NSW) to Lake Alexandrina (SA)
The Murray River is about seven times longer than the Thames
The River Murray is part of the Murray-Darling Basin, the driest major water system in the world
The Murray River forms the border between NSW and Victoria for 1,880 km
The Murray River flows between Mount Kosciuszko (Southern Alps) and Goolva (South Australia)
The Murray River runs across South Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales.
The world's largest River Red Gum forest grows on the banks of the Murray River
The Murray River hosts Australia's largest freshwater fish species, the Murray cod (usually 5-22 kg)
The Murray's wetland environments have national and international significance.
The Murray River is more than 60 million years old
Indiginous Australians have lived in the Murray River valley for at least 40,000 years
About 10,000 aboriginal sites have been located in the Murray-Darling Basin
The Murray River was named after Colonial Secretary Sir George Murray
The Europeans that reported the discovery of the Murray River in 1824 were Hamilton H. Hume and William H. Hovell
The Murray River flag appeared around 1850
For 6 years (between 1824 and 1830), the Murray River upstream of Albury was called the Hume
Commercial navigation on the Murray began in 1853 by William Randell
The Murray–Darling Basin is home to 2 million people
The main operational storage for the Murray River is the Hume Dam
The average annual discharge is 0.89 cubic metres per second
The Murray River is a highly regulated river by the water management authorities
The government has invested $850 million for the environmental protection of the River Murray
All users of the Murray River are required by law (Murray River Act 2003) to protect it
The natural flow out of the Murray River Mouth was about 12,000 gigalitres of water per year.
Only 4% of the rainfall in the Murray-Darling Basin arrives at the Murray River Mouth and flows into the sea.