Rappville clean ups to get underway
November 8, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has been working closely with bushfire-affected communities and government agencies to provide recovery support in the wake of the Busbys Flat Road bushfire, which burned more than 48,000ha, destroyed 42 homes and 95 dwellings, and damaged a further 57 structures. Several facilities...
Council consults on Razorback Lookout master plan
November 8, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council is seeking the community’s views on the future of Evans Head’s Razorback Lookout, on Ocean Drive, with the release of a draft master plan for the site. Sitting 45 metres above sea level and offering commanding northern views across the township of...
Early Christmas present for Evans Head with revitalisation of Main Beach foreshore
November 1, 2019 | Council
THE revitalisation of one of Evans Head’s most popular recreational precincts is underway, with the renewal of the Main Beach foreshore in front of the Evans Head-Casino Surf Life Saving Club. The $185,000 project will deliver a raft of modern improvements to the high traffic...
Official opening of upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park
October 28, 2019 | Council
WOODBURN has a landmark attraction for locals and visitors alike with the opening of the first stage of the upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park on Monday 28 October. Jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments and Richmond Valley Council, the $2.2 million project features a...
Council shows solid improvements in key performance measures
October 23, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has achieved several strong results in its 2018-2019 financial report, with the organisation exceeding a number of key industry benchmarks set by the NSW Office of Local Government. The draft 2018-2019 financial report, considered by councillors at last night’s meeting, includes notable...
Clean up begins for fire-affected residents
October 16, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council will work closely with local bushfire-affected communities and government agencies to provide the support needed for clean up and rebuilding, as services move towards a recovery phase. The Busbys Flat fire, which burned 47,790ha, destroying 44 homes and damaging nine more, is...
Bush fire disaster recovery resources
October 14, 2019 | Council
A wide range of support services are available in response to the recent bush fire disaster in the Richmond Valley. Go to our main resources page here to view all the bush fire support latest information.  The NSW Office of Emergency Management coordinates the various...
Council receives revised Iron Gates proposal
October 2, 2019 | Council
A REVISED proposal for the subdivision of land at Iron Gates Drive, Evans Head, from three lots into 175 residential lots, three residue lots, four public reserves, a drainage reserve and a sewer pump station will be publicly exhibited from today for community feedback. The...
Red alert for blue-green algae in Casino’s Richmond River
September 27, 2019 | Council
A RED alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae in the Richmond River at the Jabour Weir Casino and upstream has been issued, with a warning for locals not to come into contact with the water. The town water supply is fully treated and safe to...
Aspiring young filmmakers get top-shelf training ahead of Casino youth festival
September 26, 2019 | Council
BUDDING young filmmakers of the Richmond Valley have enjoyed a lightning course in filmmaking from two local industry professionals ahead of an exciting short film screening for young people at Casino’s Colley Park on Saturday 9 November. Over two evenings, Simon and Stacey Baker, of...
Richmond Valley Santa Photos
Nov-26 - Dec-7
Santa and his helpers are coming to Casino for photos at the Casino Community & Cultural Centre! It's just a gold coin donation - and all money raised will be used to support bushfire relief in the Richmond Valley area. Dates are as follows: Tuesday...
Bulls on the Green
Nov-30 - Nov-30 | Casino Golf Club
Casino, are you ready for the hottest one night event on the calendar? BULLS ON THE GREEN 2019 is back! Rappville Rodeo association and Kingsbrae Bulk Haulage, in conjunction with Casino Golf Club and Richmond Valley Council present to you Bulls on the Green 2019!...
Feedback sought on Draft Financial Hardship – Natural Disaster Policy
Closing Date: 17/12/2019 | Plans
In the wake of the recent devastating bushfires, Richmond Valley Council has developed a new draft policy to help alleviate financial hardship which can result following a natural disaster. The draft Financial Hardship - Natural Disaster Policy proposes to grant financial relief by deferring the...
DA2020/0105 – 147 West St, Casino – Timber deck with skillion roof
Closing Date: 04/12/2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0105 Chris Burley Constructions Lot 24 DP 1150149 – 147 West Street, Casino Timber deck constructed with bearers and joists, and solar span skillion roof 14 Days from 20 November to 4 December 2019 N/A...
2018-2019 Financial Statements now on public exhibition
In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993 Richmond Valley Council advises that the Ordinary Meeting to be held on Tuesday 19 November 2019 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and Auditor’s Reports for the financial year ending...
DA2020/0076 – 86 Currajong Street, Evans Head – Attached dual occupancy, two swimming pools and Strata subdivision
Closing Date: 23/11/2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0076 Brett Harley 86 Currajong Street, Evans Head Attached dual occupancy, two swimming pools and Strata subdivision 30 days from 24 October to 23 November 2019 Office of Environment and Heritage (Heritage Division) under Section...
Tuesday 19 November – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: November 19, 2019
See below for regular agenda and attachments. A supplementary agenda is also available for the November 19 ordinary meeting. It can be found here.
Tuesday 22 October – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: October 22, 2019
Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: September 17, 2019

Dollars for Richmond Valley's Clubs and Community Groups

Twenty three community groups across the Richmond Valley have shared in more than $49,000 in funding thanks to Richmond Valley Council’s Community Financial Assistance Program.
This year’s recipients included sporting and recreation clubs, social support groups, community halls, conservation groups, local cultural groups, and senior citizens and youth clubs, located right across the Valley.
In the video we profile:
– Ellangowan Hall – which received $3800 for essential upgrades and maintenance
– Evans River Killer Whales Rugby Club – received $5000 for a new scrum machine and training equipment
– Keeping Our Freedom Youth Indigenous Corporation (Toys Change Lives) – received $1900 for a gallery hanging and lighting system.

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