The Kyogle Council is in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. With an area of approximately 3,632 square kilometres a population of 9,228 residents calls the area home. Kyogle is located 760 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD and 180 kilometres south of the Brisbane CBD.
The Kyogle Council area is a rural and rural-residential area, including national parks and rainforests. Rural land is predominantly used for dairy, beef farming, and timber production, with some vegetable and grain growing.
The elected Council is made up of 9 Councillors.
The cost of housing in the Kyogle Region is affordable with the median housing price of approx. $470,000. Rental prices average $450 per week.
There are several schooling options in the Kyogle Region, with three secondary schools and 14 public primary schools. Private school options are also available in Kyogle. The Northern Rivers University Centre for Rural Health and the Southern Cross University are located a short drive away in Lismore.
There are excellent medical centres and two local hospitals; Kyogle and Bonalbo Hospitals that service the residents of the Kyogle Council region.
Kyogle is well-equipped with local shopping and markets, the dining opportunities range from local pubs and clubs, cafes, and restaurants with a variety of cuisine available locally and in the surrounding areas.
Kyogle has easy access to the Border Ranges National Park, which has amazing lookouts, walking trails and picnic areas. If you love the beach, it's about a 1 hour and 20-minute drive. The Woodenbong Seasonal "Yowie Country" Market is held on the last Saturday of the month at the end of each season (Feb, May, Aug, and November).
Kyogle has a range of quality sporting facilities for swimming, cycling, and golf. There is a swimming pool in Kyogle, the Roxy Art Gallery, a Community Centre, a Library, and plenty of playgrounds, including a skatepark. The Commercial Hotel has a great bowling alley as well.
The region is serviced by a public service bus system. The main Sydney to Brisbane railway passes through Kyogle with two commuter services daily. The Lismore Airport is a short 40-minute drive from Kyogle.
Information on this page was correct as of July 2022 and may be subject to change.