Located on the banks of the beautiful Richmond River, Casino is the regional hub for the surrounding beef cattle industry.
Located in the Northern Rivers region of NSW, Casino is 32 km (30 min drive) from Lismore, 717 km (8 hr drive) north of Sydney and 228 km (2.5 hr drive) south of Brisbane.
Located in the hinterland, Casino is a short drive from both the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Richmond Range National Park and the coastal centre of Ballina.
The closest airport to Casino is Lismore Regional Airport, which is 27km (25 min drive) from Casino and is serviced daily by Regional Express Airlines (Rex) with flights to and from Sydney. Airport.
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is 70 km (1 hr drive) from Casino and provides direct links to Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle. It is serviced by Jetstar, REX and Virgin Australia.
Daily or overnight train travel services are available from Sydney to Brisbane.
Casino is home to nearly 11,000 people, the median age of residents is 42 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 10% of the population.
Casino and District Memorial Hospital is a level 3 acute care rural hospital that provides antenatal clinic, medical imaging, surgical and medical ward, needle and syringe programs.
Casino Community Health provides a wide range of accessible healthcare services including Aboriginal health services, child & family health clinic, community nursing, diabetes education, dietetics and nutrition and, drug and alcohol counselling.
Nearby Lismore Base Hospital, is a level 5 base hospital. It is an accredited teaching hospital and the largest hospital within the Local Health District.
There is a NSW Ambulance Service station in Casino.