Byron Shire is located in the far north coast of NSW in a region known as the Northern Rivers. The Shire is famous for its beaches, hinterland and villages. The Cape Byron Lighthouse sits atop the most easterly point in Australia.

The Shire’s population is diverse and colourful including surfers, farmers and those committed to alternative lifestyles and philosophies.

Data for this website has been sourced from Council’s financial statements, Council’s annual report and Council’s data returns. The website also refers to data from a number of agencies and entities. Please refer to the data page of this website for links to definitions, information on performance measures, benchmarks, OLG Groups and the data sources that have been used.

Please contact Council if you would like any further details or explanations regarding individual results and any differences between your Council’s performance and that of another council.