Wollongbar, New South Wales

Wollongbar is a town (2016 population: 2,828) in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located on the Bruxner Highway between the towns of Lismore and Alstonville.

New South Wales
Coordinates28°49′0″S 153°24′0″E
Population2,828 (2016 census)[1]
Elevation166 m (545 ft)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s)Ballina Shire
State electorate(s)Ballina
Federal Division(s)Page
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
23.4 °C
74 °F
15.0 °C
59 °F
1,784.9 mm
70.3 in


Wollongbar Public School is at the centre of the Wollongbar community. It has a school motto of "Learning for Life". It is a member of The Plateau to the Sea Learning Community. School achievements include representation at regional and state levels of sporting competition and performing arts opportunities.


Wollongbar's main sporting club is the Wollongbar Alstonville Rugby (W.A.R) which was founded in 1992. The club has teams from under 8s right through to under 19s and has 3 grade sides. The club have won numerous junior premierships however have won an amazing 5 straight first grade titles. WAR plays at Lyle Park, Wollongbar.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wollongbar (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 January 2018.

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