The Far North Coast has impressed in the state’s inaugural Top Tourism Town Awards.
Five locations have been named as finalists across two divisions.
Maclean and Tyalgum have made it to the under 5,000 residents category.
Meanwhile, Ballina, Grafton and Kingscliff are among 15 other towns named in the over 5,000 residents category.
Public voting is open via the Business New South Wales website until Friday.