Bobin, New South Wales

Bobin is a small town, located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

New South Wales
Bobin is located in New South Wales
Coordinates31°43′34″S 152°17′02″E / 31.726021°S 152.283882°E / -31.726021; 152.283882Coordinates: 31°43′34″S 152°17′02″E / 31.726021°S 152.283882°E / -31.726021; 152.283882
State electorate(s)Myall Lakes
Federal Division(s)Lyne

Bobin is located approximately 334 km (208 mi) north of Sydney and about 493 km (306 mi) north-east of Canberra.

Nearby attractions include the Bulga and Ellenborough Falls.

It has two primary schools: Bobin Public School (est. 1883)[1] and Bobin Flat Public School

The 1992 Australian animated theatrical movie, Blinky Bill: The Mischievous Koala, was filmed at a farm in Bobin.[2]

Numerous homes and the Bobin Public School were destroyed in a fire, part of the disastrous 2019–20 Australian bushfire season.[3][4] Fourteen homes were lost on one street in Bobin.


  1. ^ Gillogly, Kit (1983), Bobin School Centenary, 1883-1983, Bobin Public School, retrieved 2 October 2018
  2. ^ "The Adventures of Blinky Bill". Movies Eccentric. 11 September 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ Pengilley, Victoria; Hair, Jonathan (10 November 2019). "'Get out': The town where the fire was so bad water bombers 'just gave up'". ABC News. Archived from the original on 14 November 2019. Retrieved 14 November 2019.
  4. ^ Haughton, Ned (11 November 2019). "A letter to my home town Bobin, burned down in the NSW fires but unvanquished | Ned Haughton". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 9 January 2020.