About Lismore

Lismore is the largest town in the area and home to approximately 45,000 people. Lismore has the main cmapus for Southern Cross University and is home to a large farming community.

The town is located on the banks of the Wilsons River, with the Bruxner Highway running through the town. As one of the larger towns in the region, Lismore offers a wide array of activities, events and shopping options.

Lismore is an excellent place to base yourself to explore the region, with accommodation options to cater for all budgets and a central location to all the major towns.

What’s on offer

There are many events on during the year especially sporting, cultural and local events. With a large university population the town comes alive during the university semesters and enjoys a relaxed atmosphere.

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Looking for something to do?

The town is home to a vibrant artistic community visit the Northern Rivers Performing Arts or the Lismore Theatre Company

Enjoy rowing on the river

Enjoy one of the fresh food festivals

The town hosts a number of sporting events including NSW v Qld Rugby in January 2010

Cricket festival in November

Travel to the local villages and experience the local produce

Enjoy shopping in the regional hub

Local attractions

From Southern Cross University you can still some of the original rainforest of the region.

The town has a number of museums and culture venues.

Wilson Nature Reserve

Lismore Speedway

Bundjalung National Park

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