Kyogle Council Economic Profile

Kyogle Council aims to encourage the development of a range of industries, giving preference to high employment generators and to provide a wide economic base for the area by promoting and providing appropriate zonings and is committed to working with industry to optimise economic and environmental benefits for the Kyogle LGA.

Kyogle Council aims to encourage the development of a range of industries to provide a wide economic base for the area.

Council has undertaken community and industry consultations over the past few years as part of the “Sense of Place” Economic Development Planning process and is committed to working with industry to optimise economic and environmental benefits for the Kyogle LGA.

The following points are highlighted within the 2013 Kyogle Council Economic Brief:

  • Figures and graphs which compare Kyogle results with NSW, Qld and the Australian average;
  • Kyogle LGA’s strength across industry sectors;
  • Changing economic trends.

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.

To download Kyogle’s Economic Profile, click here.