Bellingen is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, roughly halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. It is known for its arts and culture and hosts a number of festivals annually, including the Bellingen Jazz and Blues Festival.
Bellingen Local Court is located in the centre of town on Hyde St, close to Bellingen Park.
Bellingen can be reached via bus or car from Coffs Harbour, where there is a major regional airport. NSW CountryLink also runs multiple rail services daily from Sydney and Brisbane to Urunga, which is a 15 minute drive from Bellingen.