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.

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  • 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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