The Northern Rivers comprises seven local government areas and one county council.

They are:

On 9 May 2018 The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of New South Wales made the Local Government (Regional Joint Organisations) Proclamation 2018.

The Northern Rivers Organisation of Councils has now been formally dissolved and the new Northern Rivers Joint Organisation has been proclaimed to represent the six councils:  Ballina Shire, Byron Shire, Lismore City, Kyogle Shire, Richmond Valley and Tweed Shire Council.

The next Northern Rivers Joint Organisation meeting will be held:

11:00AM, 06 Aug 2018 at Ballina Shire Council, 40 Cherry Street BALLINA NSW 2478

While the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation website is being developed updates and information can be found on the former Northern Rivers Organisation of Councils website.