live + work + play

Lismore has a colourful, creative community and its retail precinct is filled with quirky shops, inspiring galleries and funky cafes. Among the city centre’s many beautiful heritage buildings is a retro and antique shopper’s paradise - you will definitely find more than you can imagine in Lismore. Monthly craft markets offer handmade goodies from the wonderfully whimsical to the perfectly practical.

antique + vintage + retro

In Lismore’s wide boulevards, side-streets, alleys and arcades you’ll find antique, vintage and retro stores that are filled with fabulous and unique collections of old wares, vintage and retro fashions, furniture and uber cool ‘stuff’ – more than enough to excite and inspire your inner hipster (more)

local designers

Lismore, one of Australia's most exctiting regional cities, is home to a vibrant, dynamic and eclectic creative community.Lismore's artists, filmakers, musicians, designers and performing artists are making a splash on the world stage and its innovative young fashion designers are beginning to attract national - and international - attention (more)

books + mags + music

Lismore’s creative and enquiring minds are well served by the City’s many book stores, newsagents and music outlets. They offer a mind-boggling choice of recorded music, world-class instruments and hi-fi equipment and a huge selection of esoteric and mainstream books and publications (more)


The region’s gourmets, decorators and homemakers are also spoilt for choice in Lismore, with a huge range of designer cookware, accoutrements and tableware, furnishings, appliances and decorator items (more)

shopping centres

If you’re looking for air-conditioned comfort and everything you need under one roof, then Lismore Shopping Square is your one-stop shopping destination. There are over 75 specialty stores, four major retailers (Coles, Woolworths, BIG W and Kmart), a food court and a huge range of services (more)

arts + vintage + retro

Lismore has become a hub for culture vultures and treasure seekers looking for unique, exotic and period bargains. Local antique, curio, and retro boutiques brim with exciting art pieces, furniture finds, jewellery and classic vintage fashion. There are many galleries featuring the work of local artists and the Lismore Regional Gallery presents a full calendar of touring exhibitions and (more)


The Lismore’s well-established alternative lifestyle and natural health movement offer the community a diverse and eclectic range of products and practices for the enhancement of body and soul. Everything from yoga classes, alternative therapies and organic produce to natural beauty and fitness products are readily available (more)

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