The tiny settlement of Bentley, on the Kyogle to Lismore Road, has become recognised throughout Australia for its annual art competition. Held in July at the Bently Hall, the Bentley Art Prize offers a $1000.00 first prize for its open section and a $1000.00 acquisition prize.
Hundreds of artists from New South Wales and Queensland enter and the Aboriginal art section is earning a strong reputation. Bentley was named after Great Bentley in England, the birthplace of Robert Barrington Dawson, who built Bentley Homestead in the late 1870's.
Temperatures for Bentley
Bentley has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Bentley is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 18 °c.
Bentley has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Bentley is approximately 21 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 7 °c.
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