Kyogle Council Economic Profile

Kyogle Council aims to encourage the development of a range of industries, giving preference to high employment generators to provide a wide economic base for the area.

Council also is committed to promoting and providing appropriate zonings and working with industry to optimise economic and environmental benefits for the Kyogle LGA.

Kyogle local government area (LGA) is located within the Northern Rivers region of northern New South Wales.

The town of Kyogle is about two hours south of Brisbane and 760 kilometres north of Sydney and is on the Summerland Way.

Founded in the 1830s as a lumber camp, Kyogle lies on the banks of the Richmond River.

Cattle grazing, dairy farming and forestry are the primary industries in the region.

Kyogle is known as a “gateway to the rainforests” and is surrounded by World Heritage-listed National Parks including the Border Ranges and Toonumbar national parks.

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