festivals & events strategy

Lismore City Council is committed to the continued development and involvement in the staging of tourism events within Lismore. Council has developed various strategies to assert Lismore’s position as the region’s premier location for quality festivals and special events via an integrated, coordinated approach which utilises support systems.

Key Objectives

  • To satisfy the interests and needs of residents whilst creating an economic impact on the Lismore business community
  • To encourage partnerships with the community, commercial sectors and regional agencies to enhance the attractiveness of Lismore as a destination renowned for special events
  • To increase awareness of the economic benefits accrued from festivals and special events, and increasing their value to the regional economy
  • To target high yield events (i.e. involving 200, extending for 2 nights or more).
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