Located directly opposite pippi beach, the sands resort at yamba offers selfcatering apartments with ocean or pool views. With our team of professional agents we are able to help you sell or buy your home, rural property or business. The history of the yamba lighthouse the cove yamba. Elders yamba is a locally owned business and covers an extensive area including angourie, wooloweyah, yamba, palmers island, palmers channel, maclean, ashby, townsend, lawrence, harwood and surrounding areas. Local heritage links clarence valley cemeteries register clarence valley heritage buildings studies port of yamba historical society historical. Yamba to coolum beach 6 ways to travel via train, bus, car.
Like a window into their daytoday life, yamba census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more. Local studies collection newspaper records the library provides access to a number of past local papers on microfilm. Enquire about our unique cultural, exhibition and celebration space for your special event. The population has been increasing over the past few years at a steady 5% and the tourist population has been doing likewise as the holiday accommodation on offer to the discerning traveller is increasing in both quality and numbers. Yamba museum yamba museum and the port of yamba historical. Things to do in yamba 20 attractions in australias hottest. Most rooms have a spacious private balcony offering ocean or park views. Yamba is situated at the mouth of the clarence river in northern nsw, the biggest river on the east coast of australia. Free yamba history and walking tours available online.
Schwarz had negotiated with the mari yamba mission committee for some funding support to take on the remaining mission residents from mari yamba, and with the queensland government to finance their transport. Edward cornish passed away in yamba, new south wales. Yamba has a recorded population of 6076 residents and is within the australian eastern daylight time zone australiasydney. Mari yamba itself has received very little historical attention. The 15year history of mari yamba mission has all the appearance of an illconceived. The blue dolphin holiday resort is located in yamba, new south wales, australia. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.
Clarence valley people love a chat, and these stories hold us together like the mighty clarence river that weaves its way through the landscape. The north coast railway line also passes through the locality from east to west, roughly parallel and north of the highway. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, heated spa pool and 2 tennis courts. Youll find plenty of accommodation options, from campgrounds and holiday parks to an awardwinning youth hostel, farm stays and luxury retreats. We have a great range of local history guides for areas in and around brisbane as well as books on queensland s heritage. This is the first history of queensland to be written since the early 1980s and is the only succinct general volume on the market. Yamba is a 7hr 20min drive north of sydney and 3hr 20 min south of brisbane. Yamba enjoys great beaches, a marina, charming cafes, the clarence river and a picturesque lighthouse. One can book a holiday at their resort and see a full list of their services via their website. Featuring free wifi, a swimming pool, restaurant and bar, this motel offers modern accommodations overlooking yambas main beach.
Both walks start at the yamba historical museum the first track, the hill walk is a medium grade walk of about 3 kilometres which will. It encompasses precontact aboriginal history, the years of convictism, free settlement and subsequent urban and rural growth. Each apartment at the sands resort at yamba features openplan kitchen, dining and living areas, plus a private balcony. The obituary was featured in the daily examiner on february 26, 2015, and central western daily on february 27, 2015. It took freiboth a month to comply with all the requirements schwarz had for him. There are 65 census records available for the last name yamba.
Covid19 ask a librarian due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus covid19 the library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice. Glenroy canoona south yamba glenroy, morinish, ridgelands morinish south kalapa dalma. Border crossing victoria into south australia at yamba. We created a shortlist of around 300 towns we liked, all with a population of less. When you stroll the streets of our towns, grafton, yamba. Retrace the historical steps of explorer matthew flinders on one of two selfguided walking tracks around yamba. After the final demise of pastor hausmanns efforts at bethesda in 1881 only one aboriginal mission was operative in queensland, run by the catholic father mcnab at durundur 18771905, near woodford.
When you stroll the streets of our towns, grafton, yamba, maclean, iluka and wooli, be prepared to meander and take your time. Yamba library 360 walk through view welcome to yamba library, your library for your reading leisure, catching up with friends in person, on your emails or facebook, need information, something to do in the school holidays or a story for your littlies, all available at your local library in yamba. The town economy is strongly based on fishing and tourism, but has a diverse range of influences, due to the sea. View tripadvisor s 241 photos and great deals on 18 vacation rentals. Sandbar cafe restaurant offers views of the beach and serves modern australian cuisine throughout the day. The 10 best things to do in yamba updated 2020 must. Yamba is a locality in the eastern riverland of south australia. This final document then provides easily accessible. Morinish is a rural locality in the rockhampton region, queensland, australia.
Yaamba is a town and locality in the shire of livingstone, queensland, australia geography. The town economy is strongly based on fishing and tourism, but has a diverse range of influences, due to the sea change phenomena and the large number of baby boomers who are starting to. The lighthouse has a very rich history which dates back roughly 150 years. Mari yamba 18871902 german missionaries in australia. Within walking distance is the well loved rustic yamba cinema which takes you back in time with its old cinema chairs and overhead fans. View tripadvisor s 241 photos and great deals on 18 vacation rentals, cabins and villas in yamba, australia and nearby.
Inquiries relating to the area beyond palmers channel should be addressed to the clarence river historical. Your breathing slows, your shoulders relax, it feels good to be at the beach. Like most seaside towns on australias east coast, this lovely coastal destination is rapidly changing from a surfing destination to a holiday destination and theres a growing number of. It was constructed in 1866, and was a wooden house built on a platform that was lit with a kerosene lamp. Queensland history state library of queensland shop.
It takes the reader through the tumultuous frontier and. The yamba surf lifesaving club was formed at a meeting at the yamba school of arts on september 9th, 1908 and has been operating continuously since that time. You can also fly into clarence valley regional airport near grafton, a onehour drive to the southwest. It is the site of a permanent fruit fly inspection checkpoint, and a large advertisement in the shape of an arc of a vehicle tyre spanning the road. Theres a vibe when you arrive at yamba on the northern new south wales coast. Here are 10 more things to see and do in yamba we loved the relaxed beachy vibe of yamba and angourie from the moment we arrived heres a few more reasons to head to these stunning nsw northern beaches. The lutherans were just making a new entry into the queensland field with the. Yamba is a locality in northern new south wales, australia at the mouth of the clarence river. Yamba has a relaxed lifestyle with access to all services and is within easy reach of ballina, lismore and grafton and is only 3 hours from brisbane, 2 hours from the gold coast and only a 2 hour flight from sydney. Vol 9 in the north queensland deserted towns series contains an immigrants description of early bowen and the establishment of townsville. Eat, stay and play with the best yamba has to offer. Here in the clarence valley we appreciate the finer things in life. The 15year history of mari yamba mission has all the appearance of an ill conceived.
Specialising in childrens books for libraries, curriculum support and for the pleasure of reading. Browse the latest properties for sale in yamba and find your dream home with. Yamba is an urban location area within the local government area of clarence valley in new south wales, it is located approximately 533kms from the capital sydney and extends over an area of 16. Brisbane to yamba 4 ways to travel via train, bus, and car. This comfortable family home is 500 metres from pippi beach and under a kilometre to the golf and bowling clubs and the hustle and bustle of. Yamba has a recorded population of 3 residents and is within the australian central daylight time zone australiaadelaide. The mari yamba mission residents were relocated to cape bedford mission in 1902. Yamba museum and history luncheon cruise visit the yamba museum and see the display of over 2,000 photographs. Next we board the clarence river ferry for a luncheon cruise on this mighty new south wales river. Oct 31, 2016 the lighthouse has a very rich history which dates back roughly 150 years. May, 2020 browse and book from the best vacation rentals with prices in yamba and nearby. The first european to visit the area was matthew flinders, who stopped in yamba bay for six days in july 1799 the town economy is strongly based on fishing and tourism, but has a diverse range of influences, due to the sea change phenomena and the large number of baby boomers who are starting to. Yaamba is bounded by the fitzroy river to the south and by its tributary alligator creek to the east. Shop 029, stocklands rockhampton 331 yaamba rd norman gardens qld 4701 rockhampton qbd books.
A history of queensland is the first single volume analysis of queenslands past, stretching from the time of earliest human habitation up to the present. It is bounded by the fitzroy river to the north and west. From the bundjalung, gumbaynggirr and yaegl traditional owners, to the. A history of queensland is the first single volume analysis of queenslands past, stretching from the time of earliest human habitation up to the. Things to do in yamba 20 attractions in australias. The bruce highway passes through the locality from east to west. It takes the reader through the tumultuous frontier and federation years, the world wars, the cold war, the. Mari yaamba aboriginal mission on the andromanche river at proserpine, mackays early sugar mills, blackbirding, mining at paluma, the shrimp battery story, mining lease applications, as well as the governors visit to ingham.
Medium 60% chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The 100 best towns in australia australian traveller. Book a deep sea fishing or whale dolphin watching tour at the marina. Yamba is a small south australian rural location within the local government area of renmark paringa, it is located approximately 226kms from the capital adelaide covering an area of 106. Each apartment at the sands resort at yamba features. Each photograph is fully captioned and sections are broken into significant timelines in the town and regions history. Yamba to coolum beach 6 ways to travel via train, bus. Clarence valley yamba, maclean, grafton, wooli, iluka nsw. Enjoy fresh popcorn or choc coated icecream while watching the.
Yaamba is a town and locality in the shire of livingstone, queensland, australia. Find all the transport options for your trip from brisbane to yamba right here. The town economy is strongly based on fishing and tourism, but has a diverse range of influences, due to the sea change phenomena and the. The 10 best things to do in yamba updated 2020 must see. We have a great range of local history guides for areas in and around brisbane as well as books on queenslands heritage. Search the catalogue for collection items held by the national library of australia new search eresources user lists feedback help collection delivery times visitor update. Yamba may not have the super luxurious beachfront apartments and boutiques of noosa or the celebrity status of byron bay but theres no doubt theres a bit of a buzz happening around the seaside town of yamba. This is the strict new border crossing routine for truck drivers when crossing from victoria into south australia. Rome2rio makes travelling from brisbane to yamba easy. The first lighthouse that was built in yamba was much smaller than the current light. Yamba library provides an extensive collection of resources dedicated to the cultural history of yamba and the surrounding areas. Maps of directions of yaamba qld, 4704 for locals and travellers. Would you like to find out more about the history of your suburb or city.
Yamba has a population of 7,000 people which more than doubles during the january school holidays. Clarence valley yamba, maclean, grafton, wooli, iluka. Delightfully, bowral is also australias bestknown book town, part of a. It is the oldest surf club on the far north coast of new south wales and one of the oldest in the world. Medium 50% chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Queensland history would you like to find out more about the history of your suburb or city. Research inquiry the port of yamba historical society may be able to deal with inquiries into the history of people, places or events relating to the townships of yamba and angourie, palmers island, romiaka island and micalo island.240 420 916 1052 1218 340 110 1423 1281 681 279 1498 499 671 965 1502 1130 915 166 640 1013 1141 1470 1194 1138 1439 1508 1007 529 395 1201 379 1433 889 1254 1218 746 208 822 4