Nambucca Valley Phoenix

88 High St Bowraville NSW 2449

Nambucca Valley Phoenix is a supported employment service for people who have an intellectual disability.

The service provides supported employment through the operation of three separate businesses:

  • Phoenix Art/Craft Enterprises - producing unique quality craft and pottery
  • Phoenix Café  Gallery - offers catering, Devonshire Teas, lunches and function facilities in a beautiful heritage building named 'The Bank'
  • Phoenix Workcrew Service - provides lawn mowing, moo-poo fertiliser and mulch and a horticultural enterprise.

Transition to Work Provides training for people with disabilities to join the work force or to secure a job in Open employment such as Woolworth's. This is available under Department of Disability, Aging and Homecare and is provided for school leavers under a special Grants System. The Grants are for two years and then the young person is expected to join the workforce or gain employment in a service such as this one.

Community Participation other programs are also run at phoenix which provides local young people leaving school the ability to learn life skills and leisure activities and to join groups of their peers and make friendships like other members of the community. This is an ongoing program to provide access to the community for people with disabilities.


Nambucca Valley Phoenix is located at the top end (on the hill) of High Street, the main street, in Bowraville. You can't miss it!

Nambucca Shire Council

Postal Address

PO Box 177
Macksville NSW 2447

Street Address

44 Princess Street
Macksville NSW 2447

Visit our Information Centre:

Nambucca Heads:

Nambucca Valley Visitor Information Centre
57 Riverside Drive
Nambucca Heads NSW 2448
ph: (02) 6568 6954