Centre for Road Safety

4 June 2015

This is advanced notice of speed limit changes that will take effect within the next two weeks. Speed limits will not change until the new speed limit signs are installed. Please ensure that you always observe the posted speed limit signs on the road.

Road name From To Local Government Area Current speed limit km/h New speed limit km/h Reason for change
Carrington Street, Palmers Island Yamba Road 120 metres north of Yamba Road Clarence Valley 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
Dalley Street, Palmers Island Yamba Road Gordon Street Clarence Valley 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
Gordon Street, Palmers Island Wentworth Street 370 metres west of Wentworth Street Clarence Valley 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
Purves Street, Palmers Island Gordon Street 100 metres south of Gordon Street Clarence Valley 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
School Road, Palmers Island Yamba Road 310 metres north of Yamba Road Clarence Valley 100 60

The existing 60km/h zone is to be extended to create a safer environment for students and to improve visibility for oncoming motorists.


Yamba Street, Palmers Island Yamba Road 650 metres west of Yamba Road Clarence Valley 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
Tregeagle Road 1.1 kilometres south of Rous Road, Tregeagle Wybelena Road, Wyrallah Lismore 100 80 This change reduces the speed limit at this location in response to local community concerns.
Fraser Drive, Banora Point 0.6 kilometres north of Terranora Road 2.0 kilometres north of Terranora Road Tweed 80 60 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.