educational experiences

Lismore is an educational centre of national significance. It is home to Southern Cross University, some high quality private schools and a busy, successful and progressive public school community. There is a large and modern TAFE campus and a dynamic Conservatorium for music and the performing arts.

Lismore is also the heart of a region renowned for its creativity and spirituality. It is a centre for learning for all ages and for many practical, philosophical and religious pursuits.

You can get a University degree, learn to farm sustainably at a permaculture centre, search for meaning at a spiritual retreat or broaden your horizons at one of the myriad festivals, expos, workshops and gatherings held throughout the region.

  • Educational

  • Rainbow Power Company

    Rainbow Power Company


    We at the Rainbow Power Company are employed in an industry with a primary objective of turning the tide away from environmental destruction and towards (more)

  • Nimbin Environment Centre

    Nimbin Environment Centre


    The Nimbin Environment Centre is a voluntary non profit organisation. Our history is rooted in the successful battles which saved Terania Creek and the Nightcap (more)

  • Djanbung Gardens

    Djanbung Gardens


    Pasture to paradise in 15 years, what was a degraded 5-acre cow pasture has transformed into a cornucopia of biodiversity and abundance. At Djanbung Gardens you (more)

  • Summerland House Farm

    Summerland House Farm


    Summerland House Farm is a 172 acre macadamia, avocado and hydroponic tomato farm on the beautiful Alstonville plateau. Here you can experience all the region (more)

  • Koala Care Centre

    Koala Care Centre


    The Lismore region has one of the highest populations of koalas in NSW. It is not unusual for people to have koalas roaming through their backyards. (more)

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