Northern Rivers

Home to 307,047 people the Northern Rivers is gifted with productive soils, excellent growing climate, beautiful beaches, education and creative population. The region includes the Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Clarence Valley, Richmond Valley, Lismore and Kyogle Council areas of northern New South Wales that are defined by the Clarence, Richmond and Tweed Rivers covering approximately 20,732 sq km.

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Population

307,047

Area

20,732 km²

107,411 total jobs with GRP of $16.5B
Source: AEC Group DataAu 2018-19

Top 5 Industries by Employment

Healthcare & Social Assistance

18,632

Retail Trade

13,455

Education & Training

10,688

Accommodation & Food

10,320

Construction

9,365

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Ice Cream Manufacture © Northern Rivers RDA

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The data on this page is indicative of the region and subject to change.