|- location Karumba|
Length 420 km
Source Gregory Range
|Basin area 50,445 km²|
Basin area 50,445 km²
Mouth Gulf of Carpentaria
The Norman River is a river in Queensland, Australia. The river originates in the Gregory Range 200 km southeast of Croydon, Queensland and flows 420 km northwest to the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is joined by three major tributaries, the Carron, Clara and Yappar Rivers. The river flows through Normanton before entering the Gulf of Carpentaria through the major fishing port of Karumba. The mouth of the river lies in the Gulf Plains Important Bird Area.
Map of Norman River, Queensland, Australia
The record flood of the river occurred in 1974, cresting at 8.8 metres in Normanton and causing the inundation of the town. The river's catchment area covers 50,445 m².
There are two water storage facilities along the river, Belmore Creek Dam and Glenore Weir, totaling 4,350 ML in capacity.