About US

“Old Bar – Manning Point Business & Community Association invite you to enjoy our beautiful area, discover some great local businesses and share in our friendly community.”

We work with our businesses and the local communities to foster knowledge of Old Bar and surrounding coastal areas and to promote, support and assist businesses and the community by identifying community projects that will benefit both. Together we can do great things. Our new name reflects how businesses and the community support each other. Our Association can work with your business to help sustain it and we can help the community to become a vibrant and great place to live or visit. Come join us.

Old Bar is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in Mid-Coast Council. It lies around 16 kilometres east of Taree on the Mid North Coast, and around 315 kilometres north of Sydney. Old Bar is at the mouth of the Manning River. The vibrant seaside villages of Old Bar and Manning Point provide access to the Manning River and ocean, attracting visitors throughout the year seeking sun, surf and sand. If it’s a coastal escape you’re after, you’ve come to the right place as these picturesque villages will allow you to relax, unwind and soak up our laid-back surfing culture.

Manning Point is both a riverside and seaside location and where the sea and the northern arm of the Manning River meet. Relax your days away in this picturesque village by swimming in the river pool or beach, launching your boat for a fish or pack a picnic and take in the views