Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Lismore

Lismore is a city in northeastern New South Wales, Australia and the main population centre in the City of Lismore local government area; it is also a regional centre in the Northern Rivers region of the State.  

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Lismore is a city in northeastern New South Wales, Australia and the main population centre in the City of Lismore local government area; it is also a regional centre in the Northern Rivers region of the State.  

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Fascinating reminders of the region’s rich history are waiting to be discovered in every town. Allow plenty of time to unravel the twists and turns of history that created the fabric of our community today.  

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The city of Lismore lies in the Bundjalung people's nation area.However, the actual area of the Bundjalung people from Evans Head is currently under examination, as well as the actual origin of the name Bundjalung. It has been suggested that the Aboriginal people called the area Tuckurimbah meaning ""glutton."" The European history of the city begins in 1843: a pastoral run covering an area of 93 square kilometres was taken up by Captain Dumaresq at this time covering the Lismore area and was stocked with sheep from the New England area. Ward Stephens took up the run in the same year, but the subtropical climate was unsuited for sheep grazing, so it was eventually abandoned. In January 1845, William and Jane Wilson took it over. The Wilsons were Scottish immigrants, who arrived in New South Wales in May 1833. Mrs. Wilson named the property after the small island of Lismore, one of the Hebrides in Loch Linnhe,Argyleshire. In 1855, the surveyor Frederick Peppercorne was instructed by Sir Thomas Mitchell to determine a site for a township in the area. Peppercorne submitted his map of the proposed village reserve on 16 February 1856.The chosen site was William Wilson's homestead paddock and the area was proclaimed the ""Town of Lismore"" in the NSW Government Gazette on 1 May 1856. The township was soon settled and its Post Office was opened on 1 October 1859.Lismore was incorporated as a municipality on 5 March 1879, and was eventually proclaimed a city on 30 August 1946.From the mid-1950s until the early 1960s Lismore hosted an annual Floral Carnival in early September. The week-long programme of events culminated in a street parade of decorated floats, crowning of the Floral Queen and a fireworks display.  

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Lismore boasts an abundance of artists and musicians, with many pop-up galleries in shop windows, graffiti artistry like the Back Alley Gallery and of course the Lismore Regional Art Gallery which hosts locals and many famous artists' exhibitions throughout the year. These galleries are all part of the cafe and cultures trail created by Lismore Tourism to highlight our regions greatest assets. The C&C Trail begins at the visitor information centre and follows an easy path around the CBD including the Regional Art Gallery, Historical Museum, many architectural displays in the form of old buildings, Back Alley Gallery and some of the numerous cafes and restaurants that feed all the hungry travellers.  

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By plane: Regional Express flies direct from Sydney to Lismore Airpor three times daily. The airport is a small terminal hosting small turboprop planes. There is a cafe and fenced security parking. The airport is on the Bruxner Highway, South Lismore. REX, Virgin Blue and Qantas fly to Ballina-Byron Airport from where it's a 30 minute drive. Often it can be cheaper to fly via Gold Coast Airport and then drive about 90 minutes instead. By car: Inland from Ballina. Follow the signs from the Pacific Hwy. By train: The railway station had its train service cancelled in 2004. However, Countrylink still operate coach services to connect with Sydney trains via Casino Railway Station. The coach service continues north to the Gold Coast and Brisbane too. There are two designated bus stops for Countrylink services, Lismore Railway Station in Union Street, South Lismore and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth Street, Lismore CBD. By bus: Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth Street, Lismore hosts services for Countrylink, Premier Motor Services and Northern Rivers Buslines. Regional connections are available to Ballina, Byron Bay, Nimbin, Casino, Tenterfield, Kyogle and Evans Head. Plus long distance coaches to many destinations along the East Coast of Australia between Sydney and Brisbane. Local buses tend to be infrequent and generally only operate during daylight hours. Other outlying areas may or may not be serviced by buses-check the timetable before travelling, not afterwards. In general, the last bus will leave around 5:00 PM, sometimes later.  

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