|Home||Accommodation||Art & Craft||Business||Community||District Map|
|Local News||Photo Gallery||Real Estate||Sport||Tourism||Local Weather|
Tourist Information Centre
For more information contact:- The Tourist Information Officer, Rod Caldicott
Casino is known as the Beef Capital of Australia due to the large centre of beef production. This aspect is celebrated each year during Beef Week.
Primex is the premier agricultural field days and largest commercial exhibition held at Casino in northern New South Wales, covering almost every aspect of primary industry in Australia. The attraction to Primex is its diversity of industry as one of the Australia's leading agricultural field days, incorporating the most comprehensive tractor and agricultural machinery exhibition held on the east coast. See more at www.primex.net.au
The township lies on the Richmond River, a popular spot for visitors due to its rapids, scenery and weirs, making it a fishing and water sport venue.
The district was first settled bytwo squatters in 1840 when they established Cassino Station. with its first inn being built in 1854. Education came to the town in 1857 when a private school was opened.
town has a large number of parks and sporting facilities. The most
notable of these is the Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands, found on the
northen side of the town (see photgraph on right). Surrounding this
wetlands area is a miniarture railway system that operates on a part
time basis for locals and visitors alike.
Other places to visit include the folk museum, the Norco Factory and Tomki Station Boiling Pot, once used for boiling down tallow.
Detailed information can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre.
If you know of a local tourist site that is located in this community but is not listed here, please Email us (using the button at the bottom of this page) and let us know the details, including the community to which you are referring.
This site is maintained by a
group of volunteers. We strive to do our best but sometimes things are
overlooked. If you find things that you deem incorrect or if you know
of things and links that could enhance this site, which is primarily a
dedicated link site containing only basic information, then please
EMAIL us (using the button to the right) so that we can include it. All
assistance is greatly welcomed.