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26th April 2019
Reference:   42274
Placename:   Newrybar
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 13th September 1996
GNB File:   GNB3731,3744
LGA:   Ballina
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 43 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 32 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 42 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 32 04
Topographic Map:   Byron Bay
1:100000 Map:   Ballina 9640
Parish:   Teven
County:   Rous
Description:   Village on the Pacific Highway about 4 km south by east of Bangalow. Boundaries within Byron Council Gaz 20 May 1994 shown map GNB3744 Boundaries within the Ballina Council area shown on map GNB3731. This name omitted from Byron final Gazettal; Gazetted by Erratum 20 Apr 2001.
Meaning:   Also: Bundjalung 'Nurybar', from 'nuruy' for short length vine used for tree climbing and -bar (more correctly -bah) meaning motion towards. (Richmond Tweed Regional Library & Richmond River Historical Society. 1983).
Origin:   Aboriginal. For: climbing vine. (Anthropological Society of Australasia). Also: the places where vines grow. (ASA. 1899).
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