Goonellabah is the eastern suburb of Lismore, and is on the Bruxner Highway. At the 2006 census, Goonellabah had a population of 12,527 people.
The City of Lismore has its main offices on Oliver Avenue in the suburb. Kadina High School was established here in 1976.
Goonellabah has many sporting teams which compete in local competitions. These include football, table tennis, cricket, hockey, touch and tennis.