New Spring CBD promotional banners

Published on 14 September 2023

Spring season promotional banner on a pole

With Spring now in the air, the latest batch of colourful CBD banners are being strung throughout Lismore over the next couple of days to promote signature seasonal events as we encourage locals and visitors alike to return to the CBD.

The banners will feature iconic events like the Back Lismore Show and Metroll Lismore Cup 2023, plus celebrate our local Widjabul/Wia-bal Country and Bundjalung culture.

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg said the banners will bring life and colour to Lismore.

“Our city has so much to offer, and it’s time we start singing it from the rooftops,” he said.

“With more local businesses re-opening daily, we want to attract people back into the CBD and greater Lismore to support those businesses.

“These banners are a great way of letting tourists know what’s on offer and to remind locals that despite the natural disaster, Lismore is still the best place in the world to live and raise a family.”

The banners are now up around the Block, with others to be hung over the next week.

The Spring series of banners will feature:

  • Lismore’s incredible shopping, dining and urban spaces to enjoy. Check out an ever-changing array of attractions and events at and stay tuned for more great local business stories and familiar spaces from across our CBD, East Lismore, North Lismore, South Lismore, Goonellabah along with Nimbin and the villages.
  • Widjabul/Wia-bal Country and Bundjalung culture – thanks to Knowledge Holder Uncle Gilbert Laurie and Bundjalung artist Tania Marlowe.
  • The Metroll Lismore Cup 2023 - Thursday, 21 September 2023 at the Lismore Turf Club.
  • 2023 Elders Back Lismore Show – Thursday, 19 to Saturday, 21 October 2023 at the Lismore Showground.
  • Southern Cross University – world-class education and research.
  • Natural wonders across our region – including Protesters Falls, Nightcap National Park, Nimbin Rocks, Mount Nardi, Birdwing Creek and a glimpse of the countless stunning country drives, regional vistas, and farm life we love around Lismore. Seeking inspiration or tips for visiting – Check out maps and updates at
  • Sports and outdoor events and activities for one and all across Lismore, including cricket, softball, running, cycling, skating, some of which will be played at the upcoming Masters Games on 22-24 September 2023.


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