Wollongbar, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Wollongbar is located in New South Wales
Coordinates28°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
Population2,396 (2011 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 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.


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 just one 1st grade title, in 1996.


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