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Located on the banks of the Richmond River, Kyogle is known for its beautiful art deco architecture and as a great base for exploring World Heritage rainforests.

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Location

Kyogle is approximately 740 km (8 hr drive) north from Sydney and 187 km (3 hr drive) to Brisbane. The regional centres of Casino (30 km and 26 min drive) and Lismore (44 km and 35 min drive) are in easy reach from Kyogle.

Kyogle is is surrounded by rich agricultural lands used for cattle and dairy grazing. With many of the major buildings in town constructed in the 1930s it is believed to have one of the finest art deco main streets in Australia.

How to get there

Lismore Regional Airport (44 km and 35 min drive from Kyogle) is serviced daily by Regional Express Airlines (REX) with flights to and from Sydney Airport.

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (79 km and 70 min drive from Kyogle) provides direct links to Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle. Jetstar, Virgin Australia, REX and Fly Pelican service routes from the airport.

NSW TrainLink services provide a train service on the North West NSW line to Casino (30 km and 26 min drive from Kyogle) and there is a coach service to Lismore from Sydney.

Population

Kyogle is home to more than 2700 people, the median age of residents is 49 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up nearly 4% of the population.

Healthcare facilities

Kyogle Multi-Purpose Service is a local community, level 2 rural hospital. With less than 50 beds it provides an emergency department, geriatric assessment unit and nursing home care unit. Accommodation is also available for family members adjacent to the palliative care room. The emergency department is serviced by on-call GPs/visiting medical officers.

Lismore (35 min drive from Kyogle) is the health centre for the region and is home to the North Coast’s largest public hospital, a private hospital, and is well serviced by a strong contingent of allied health professionals. Lismore Base Hospital is a regional referral, level 5 base hospital. It is an accredited teaching hospital and is the designated regional trauma centre and provides specialist services in emergency medicine.

There is a Ambulance Service of NSW station in Kyogle.

Accredited GP practices

  • McKid Medical

  • Industry

The major industry sectors employing residents of Kyogle are: supermarket and grocery stores, meat processing, log sawmilling, hospitals and aged care residential services.
  • Education

Kyogle has three schools: Kyogle Public School (K-6), St Brigid’s Primary School (K-6) and Kyogle High School (7-12).
  • Childcare

For young families, Kyogle and nearby Casino have numerous facilities offering a range of pre-school, long and occasional day care, after school care services.
  • Shopping

Kyogle is home to an IGA supermarket and the town's main street is home to many small specialty and retail stores, cafes and hotels. A larger range of shopping opportunities are available in nearby Casino and Lismore.
  • Places of worship

In Kyogle there are places of worship for a range of Christian denominations including Anglican, Baptist, Uniting, Catholic and Presbyterian.
  • Points of interest

Points of interest in and near Kyogle include the Art Deco Walk, Kyogle Botanic Gardens, The Kyogle Town Lookout, Toonumber National Park, Richmond Range National Park and Border Ranges National Park. The national parks offering walking, swimming and camping. Kyogle has a cinema and There are also charming villages that are only a short, scenic drive including Tabulam.
  • Sporting activities

Sporting facilities, sporting clubs and teams in Kyogle including: taekwondo, pony club, golf, football, rugby union and netball. Additional sporting facilities and teams can be found in Casino and Lismore.
  • Community groups and activities

In Kyogle community groups and volunteer organisations include Kyogle Landcare, CWA Kyogle Evening Branch, Kyogle Country Music Association, Kyogle Writers Group.
  • Social media groups

There are many social media pages and groups dedicated to life and sport in Kyogle. Good places to start are the Facebook pages: Kyogle Council, Kyogle buy, swap and sellKyogle (the friendly town)Kyogle & Villages Information Centre and Kyogle Hook-Ups.