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Lismore, New South Wales

town in New South Wales, Australia

Lismore is a town in northeastern New South Wales, Australia and is in the Aboriginal Bundjalung Nation. It is on the Bruxner Highway, and the state capital city of New South Wales, Sydney is 735 kilometres (457 mi) to the south by highway.[2] The state capital city of Queensland is 197 kilometres (122 mi) north.

Lismore
New South Wales
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Lismore from helicopter, overlooking the Bruxner Highway and Lismore CBD
Lismore is located in New South Wales
Lismore
Lismore
Coordinates28°49′0″S 153°17′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.28333°E / -28.81667; 153.28333Coordinates: 28°49′0″S 153°17′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.28333°E / -28.81667; 153.28333
Population27,569 (2016)[1]
Established1856
Postcode(s)2480
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Location
LGA(s)City of Lismore
CountyRous
State electorate(s)Lismore
Federal Division(s)Page
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.5 °C
78 °F
13.2 °C
56 °F
1,343.0 mm
52.9 in

Southern Cross University is based in Lismore, so there are a lot of students from around the state and country. There are six high schools and three primary schools as well a school which has students from Kindergarten all the way through to Year 12.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lismore (Urban Centres and Localities)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 November 2017.  
  2. "MapMaker". travelmate.com.au. Retrieved 27 March 2008.