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  • 26 Jan 2015

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Key Experiences

Norton StreetNorton Street Heritage Trail

In 1887, a travelling correspondent wrote, "on the north side of Ballina runs a broad straight road, at the corner of which is a little post office Read More >>

MarketsNorthern Rivers Markets

There's a craft, a car-boot or a farmers market, somewhere in the Northern Rivers every weekend. 


Wardell WalkaboutExplore Wardell Walkabout

On 26 August 1828 Captain Henry Rous anchored the naval frigate HMS Rainbow at the mouth of the Richmond River which was named after the Duke of Richmond.



Leigh SalesBallina Shire Australia Day Celebrations

Mon Jan 26 @ 9:00AM

Australia Day is fast approaching and Ballina Shire Council is proud to announce that the guest speaker for this year’s official ceremony will be award winning author and journalist, Leigh Sales.


boy fishing masterjpg 3415Australia Day Family Fun at Ballina RSL Club

Mon Jan 26 @10:00AM

The Ballina RSL Club have a range of family fun activities to keep you entertained this Australia Day.


54dd0e685b46a1fc0fc606b9ad873ff5New Year Art Exhibition

Wed Jan 28 @ 9:30AM

The first exhibition at the Northern Rivers Community Gallery commences on 7th January. 

Four new exhibits.  'Without a shadow of a doubt' by Valerie Kerr, 'Blue Italy' by Shani Miller, 'Changing Perspective' by Sue Rado and PANIQUE a group exhibition.  See the website for details.

Australia Day

Ballina Coast and Hinterland Visitor Guide

School Holiday Fun

beachesThere is so much to do with the kids these school holidays from educational, creative, to sporty active outings. Download the School Holiday Activity Sheet here and discover Ballina and fun for the kids!

Our Region On TV

Sydney Weekender - Winter 2014

Cover Shot Sydney Weekender

Sydney Weekender visits Ballina Coast & Hinterland... watch the episode here

More Experiences

Beach Horse RidingBeach Horse Riding - Tassiriki Ranch

Tassiriki Ranch offers horse riding activities for guests and day visitors and also cosy cabin-style holiday accommodation in a quiet rural environment with a variety of boutique horse riding activities featuring horse riding trail rides on secluded beaches.


boat in richmond riverHire a Boat on the Richmond River

Have a relaxing fun day fishing in a Tinnie, or get some friends together and hire a barbecue boat for a great day picnicking, fishing and swimming.