Information on this page relates to the old (2004) electoral boundaries. New electoral boundaries take effect from the 2015 NSW State Election – please see the Ballina 2015 page for updated details.

From Yelgun in the north to Bagotville in the south, and from Wilsons River in the west to the coast at Byron Bay and Ballina in the east (inclusive of all islands lying off the coast of the district).

Map of Ballina

Geographic information

Electoral district maps


890 square kilometres


2477, 2478, 2479, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2483

Local Government Areas within district

Ballina and Byron.


Alstonvale, Alstonville, Andersons Hill, Bagotville, Ballina, Bangalow, Billinudgel, Binna Burra, Booyong, Broken Head, Brooklet, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Cabbage Tree Island, Coolgardie, Coopers Shoot, Coorabell, Crabbes Creek, Cumbalum, Dalwood, Durrumbul, East Ballina, East Wardell, Empire Vale,  Ewingsdale, Fernleigh, Goat Island, Keith Hall, Knockrow, Koonyum Range, Lennox Head, Lynwood, Main Arm, Marom Creek, Mcleans Ridges, Mcleods Shoot, Meerschaum Vale, Middle Pocket, Montecollum, Mullumbimby, Mullumbimby Creek, Myocum, Nashua, New Brighton, Newrybar, North Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores, Palmwoods,  Patchs Beach, Pearces Creek, Pimlico, Pimlico Island, Possum Creek, Rous, Rous Mill, Skennars Head, Skinners Shoot, South Ballina, South Golden Beach, St Helena, St Helena, Suffolk Park, Talofa, Teven, The Pocket, Tintenbar, Tuckombil, Tyagarah, Upper Main Arm, Uralba, Wardell, West Ballina, Wilsons  Creek, Wollongbar, Wooyung, Yelgun.

This list is indicative only.

Demographic information

ABS 2006 Census electorate quick stats including

  • Age
  • Country of Birth
  • Main Language Spoken at Home
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Marital Status
  • Labour Force
  • Employment
  • Income
  • Family Characteristics
  • Dwelling Characteristics
  • Household Composition
  • Landlord Type

Demographic Rating


Enrolment Statistics

District Enrolment

Election results

2007 State Election results
2011 State Election results

Recent History

1988 – Present Donald Loftus PAGE National Party
1894 – 1904 John PERRY Protectionist

Note: In 1904 Ballina was replaced by the district of Byron. In 1988 Ballina was recreated.