Australian Towns & Cities
New South Wales: Nimbin
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

A town well-known for its alternative lifestyle culture, Nimbin is in a green valley on the edge of an old, extinct volcano in the Northern Rivers region of the NSW far North Coast.

Surrounded by World Heritage rainforest, the Aquarius Festival held in 1973 established Nimbin as the heart of Australia’s counterculture revolution. Communes were set up in the hills in the 1970s and 1980s. The town is still a destination for cultural festivals and for exploring the natural scenery nearby.


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Nimbin Rocks:
Nimbin Rocks, which can be seen from Nimbin Rd, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Nimbin Rocks:
Nimbin Rocks, which can be seen from Nimbin Rd, July 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Nimbin Town Centre:
Corner of Cullen and Sibley St, Nimbin, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Nimbin Town Centre:
Cullen St Nimbin, July 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Nimbin Town Centre:
Cullen St Nimbin, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Nimbin Town Centre:
Cullen St Nimbin, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Blue Knob:
Extinct volcano Blue Knob, Nimbin, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

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