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.
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.
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.
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.
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.