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Woodburn

Woodburn may be a riverside farming town, but it has its own beach. Established by the local Apex Club, the small sandy beach is appreciated as a picnic and swimming spot; and the local jetty adds to the fun for fishing and boating. All roads seem to lead from Woodburn, …

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New Italy

The fascinating history of New Italy was recently commemorated in an opera, The Mercenary (composed by Paul Grabowsky, and librettist Janis Balodis) which was performed by international star Lyndon Terracini in capital cities on the east coast of Australia and in regional NSW. Many Italian settlers in the region trace …

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Evans Head

For decades families have flocked to this quiet coastal town, and the town has one of the largest caravan parks in NSW. This park is located on the banks of the Evans River and offers plenty of shade, safe swimming in the river, a fantastic surfing beach just one hundred …

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Coraki

An historic river port with a number of fine old Federation-style buildings, Coraki was once a major port of call for many ocean-going ships. With its own shipyards, Coraki still enjoys its riverside location, and fishing, boating and water sports are popular. But one of Australia’s original and native therapeutic …

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Casino

Time management is a bit of an art-form in Casino during May, as the town manages to stretch a week to a whole twelve days. Beef Week is the longest week of the year in the town, with the fun and festivities centering on the area’s most important industry. Events …

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Broadwater

Sugar cane is at the heart of the development of Broadwater, with the first mill built over a century ago to cater for the national sweet tooth. Built alongside the Richmond River, the town has many interesting old buildings housing antique shops and cafes lining the highway for browsing tourists, …