Maclean is a small town located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated about midway between Sydney and Brisbane, and about 20 kilometers (12 miles) inland from the Pacific coast. Maclean is known for its picturesque location on the banks of the Clarence River, and for its rich history and cultural heritage. The town is a popular destination for visitors seeking a taste of rural Australia, and is known for its annual Scottish Festival, which celebrates the town’s Scottish heritage.