Wollongbar, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Wollongbar is located in New South Wales
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.


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


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.


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.


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