Wollongbar, New South Wales

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Wollongbar
New South Wales
Wollongbar is located in New South Wales
Wollongbar
Wollongbar
Coordinates 28°49′0″S 153°24′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.40000°E / -28.81667; 153.40000Coordinates: 28°49′0″S 153°24′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.40000°E / -28.81667; 153.40000
Population 2,396 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 2477
Elevation 166 m (545 ft)
Time zone AEST (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 is a town (2011 population: 2,396) 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.

Schools[edit]

Wollongbar Primary School, opposite the local shops, is the only school located in Wollongbar.

Sport[edit]

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 just one 1st grade title, in 1996.

School[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wollongbar (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2013-04-28.