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Ballina, NSW

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Ballina Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    North Coast NSW
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Ballina byron gateway 4km
  • Median House Price

  • April Temp °C
    25 / 15

Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area. The town lies on the Richmond River and serves as a gateway to Byron Bay.

Images credit: Tourism Australia


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Ballina

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


Explore property and rental prices in the different parts of regional Australia to help you to identify where your next home could be.

Comparison to median State house price

Property in Ballina

Based on LGA data

Median House Price


Rental House Median Price Per Month


Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021], Corelogic [2024]

Property for Sale in Ballina

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Ballina

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year


    Median Personal Income Per Week


    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

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    Schools And Universities in Ballina

    Education within 25KM of Ballina

    44 Childcare Centres
    rainbow education & care
    goodstart early learning ballina
    ballina fox street preschool
    rainbow east ballina ooshc
    ballina-byron family day care
    active kids after school care
    rainbow central ballina ooshc
    imagine childcare and preschool ballina
    st anne's long day care centre
    seeds early learning centre - ballina
    ballina river street childrens centre
    emmanuel anglican college early learning centre
    goodstart early learning lennox head
    rainbow lennox head ooshc
    bright horizons australia childcare tintenbar
    alstonville community preschool
    possum place early learning centre
    alstonville nestle in education and care centre
    rainbow region kids alstonville
    the learning cottage wollongbar
    wollongbar community pre-school
    suffolk park early learning centre
    bangalow oshc
    bangalow community children's centre
    clunes outside school hours care
    clunes community preschool
    the funhouse oshc
    goodstart early learning byron bay
    active kids after school care
    bumblebee early education centre
    goodstart early learning goonellabah
    richmond hill community pre-school
    byron bay out of school hours care
    sandhills early childhood centre
    bexhill outside school hours care
    byron busy kids
    active kids after school care
    periwinkle pre- school
    federal community childrens centre incorporated
    goonellabah nestle in preschool and early learning centre
    care-ring childrens centre
    out of school hours goonellabah inc
    goonellabah pre-school incorporated
    rosebank community preschool

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