Casino Truck Show registrations opening Monday 1 July – prizes galore
14 June 2024 | Council
REGISTRATIONS for the 2024 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show, to be held on Saturday 3 August, will be opening Monday 1 July.
Registration is $30 per truck, including competition entry and parking in the event precinct.
Online registrations can be made at and will go into the draw to win some amazing prizes,…
Showground bookings coming online
15 May 2024 | Community
THE recently rejuvenated Casino Showground and Racecourse precinct will be open for bookings from Monday 3 June.
A total $12.8 million was provided under the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund to help transform the site into a regional centre for equestrian activities and major community events.
Combined with additional funding from the NSW Showground Stimulus…
Free camping resumes at Casino Showground
24 April 2024 | Council
IN a boost for tourism, Richmond Valley Council will be reopening the free camping site at the Casino Showground and Racecourse to cater for owners of fully self-contained vehicles who prefer not to stay in established parks.
From Monday 6 May, travellers can make bookings by calling the Casino Visitor Information Centre on 6660 0325,…
Rail trail an exciting recreational pathway for locals and visitors alike
21 March 2024 | Council
AFTER 10 long years, Richmond Valley Council is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the much-anticipated Casino to Bentley section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.
The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Saturday at 10am at the Old Casino Station, marking the commencement of a new era in outdoor adventure and community…
VIDEO - Work starts on $15.8m Naughtons Gap Road Rebuild
11 March 2024 | Council
Construction is about to start on Richmond Valley Council’s $15.8 million Naughtons Gap Road resilience project at Naughton’s Gap, north-east of Casino, providing better access for locals after a series of severe weather events.
The road has been closed since March 2021 due to the level of flood damage and landslips at the time.
Discover hidden gems with launch of latest Visitor Guide
26 February 2024 | Council
The latest edition of the Discover Richmond Valley Visitor Guide, containing information on everything from festivals and events, interesting places to visit, spectacular national parks, reserves, rivers and beaches, exciting adventure activities, to places to stay, eat, shop, is making its way to visitor information centres and tourism-related organisations throughout NSW and South-East Queensland.
Construction starts on new culvert system for Dairy Flat
15 February 2024 | Council
CONSTRUCTION has started on a new culvert system at Dairy Flat to improve road access between Coraki and Woodburn, particularly for Bungawalbin, Coraki and Woodburn residents.
The $4.2 million project was funded by the Australian Government through the Emergency Response Fund under the Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program (NRRRP) 2022-2023.
Funding for this program…
NRLX under new management
22 December 2023 | Council
FOLLOWING a thorough independent evaluation of leasing proposals for the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) by renowned agribusiness leader JLL, Richmond Valley Council is pleased to announce Outcross Agri-Services Pty Ltd will take over the facility’s management for the next five years, with an option in its favour for an additional five years.
The Armidale-based…
Popular Aussie artists to headline new Richmond Valley event
22 December 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley residents and visitors are being urged to brace themselves for two days of unparalleled entertainment next month as Richmond Valley Council presents the Festival of the Waters.
Council is thrilled to announce the headline acts for this highly anticipated event are Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley, and Tex Perkins and Matt Walker -…
Festival of Small Halls heading to Whiporie
19 December 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley residents will get the opportunity to embrace the magic of live music and celebrate the beauty of small communities as Australia’s largest regional music tour makes its way to Whiporie next month.
Supported by Richmond Valley Council and getting underway at 6.30pm on Saturday 27 January in the Whiporie Community Hall, The Festival…
NRLX lease negotiations to begin with preferred entities
11 December 2023 | Council
FOLLOWING tonight’s extraordinary meeting, Richmond Valley Council has authorised General Manager Vaughan Macdonald, in liaison with JLL Agribusiness, to enter direct negotiations with the preferred entities for the lease of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange to get the best outcome for the community.
Council received a detailed independent tender assessment, campaign summary and recommendations from…
VIDEO - Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment update
7 December 2023 | Council
Work continues on the Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment project, which will bring new life and excitement to the heart of Casino.
The project, which is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments through the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, aims to stimulate economic activity while enhancing the community's recreational and agricultural offerings.
Strong interest for NRLX leasing proposal
5 December 2023 | Council
Richmond Valley Council advises the conclusion of the tender submission period for the leasing of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX).
According to global real estate experts JLL, which is managing the tender process for Council, the leasing proposal garnered widespread attention and interest from industry-leading entities with multiple submissions received.
Council’s General Manager Vaughan…
VIDEO - Richmond Valley Council 2022/23 Annual Report
27 November 2023 | Council
Watch as General Manager Vaughan Macdonald talks about our latest Annual Report, outlining Council's activities for the previous financial year.
To read the annual report, visit this page:
VIDEO - Mayor Robert’s review of November Council Meeting
27 November 2023 | Council
Watch as Mayor Robert Mustow gives a review of November's Council meeting.
Items referenced include the 2022/23 Annual Report, Financial Statements and Community Assistance Program.
Inaugural rail trail business engagement workshop hailed a success
10 November 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council, in partnership with Lismore City Council, yesterday held its first business engagement workshop at the Casino Golf Club to bring together industry experts and entrepreneurs to explore innovative strategies to capitalise on the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.
The workshop, facilitated by leading regional tourism expert Dr Meredith Wray, attracted 30 participants, and…
No energy-from-waste facility proposed for Richmond Valley
3 November 2023 | Council
DESPITE widespread misinformation, there is no proposal for an energy-from-waste facility to be built in the Richmond Valley.
Richmond Valley Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said the Regional Job Precinct at Casino had been identified in the NSW Government’s Energy from Waste Infrastructure Plan as a site where an energy-from-waste facility may be permissible, subject…
Council opens tender process to lease NRLX
25 October 2023 | Council
Richmond Valley Council is moving forward with its decision to lease the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX), with tenders to be called from tomorrow Thursday 26 October 2023.
Council has appointed global real estate experts JLL to manage the tender process independently.
The process will see JLL handle all inquiries, receive tenders from potential lessees,…
Nominate your local hero for the Richmond Valley Australia Day Awards
23 October 2023 | Council
WE ALL know someone who truly makes the Richmond Valley a better place, and now is your opportunity to recognise them as a local hero for a Richmond Valley Australia Day Award.
Nominations are now open for the awards to be presented at Richmond Valley Council’s Australia Day event on 26 January at the Casino…
Council secures multi-million dollar grant to fix NRLX effluent ponds
23 October 2023 | Council
A NSW Government grant worth $5,750,000 will enable Richmond Valley Council to upgrade the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange’s (NRLX) wastewater management system to comply with EPA requirements.
The NRLX’s effluent treatment system consists of two sedimentation lagoons, a facultative pond and an effluent polishing pond.
The sedimentation ponds were damaged during the 2022 flooding events,…
Council receives major funding injection for community projects
13 October 2023 | Council
A $3.5 MILLION suspension bridge across the Richmond River in Casino is one of six projects to get the tick of approval under the 2022 Community Assets Program, which is part of the Community Local Infrastructure Program, which is co-funded by the NSW and Australian governments to support communities impacted by the 2022 Flood events.…
Council votes to progress NRLX lease arrangements
20 September 2023 | Council
IN a bid to ensure cattle sales can resume as soon as possible at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX), Richmond Valley Council unanimously voted to lease the facility for a long-term period at its meeting last night.
In a report prepared by General Manager Vaughan Macdonald, it was recommended Council transitioned out of direct…
Casino Memorial Swimming Pool opening
19 September 2023 | Council
The day we have all been waiting for has arrived – the official opening ceremony of the modernised Casino Memorial Swimming Pool.
Gates open at 9am, Saturday 23 September, with the official opening ceremony scheduled to take place at 10am.
The free family fun day will include activities, food and the unveiling of a dedicated…
VIDEO - Casino Truck Show 2023 Official Video
15 August 2023 | Council
The 2023 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show was a day unlike any, becoming the biggest truck show in the southern hemisphere.
Take a look at the sights of a truly amazing day in this video.
Casino Truck Show smashes records
8 August 2023 | Council
WHAT a way to celebrate your 10th anniversary! With the doubling of entrants, the 2023 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show has claimed the title on the biggest truck show in the southern hemisphere, previously held by TMC Trailers Trucking Industry Show in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The official number of trucks judged was 580, however,…
Franklin Angus claims top gong at All Breeds Sale
2 August 2023 | Council
MORE than 600 people took part in the 25th Casino All Breeds Bull and Female Sale, which saw the top priced bull go under the hammer for $18,000.
The popular annual sale, held at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) on Saturday 29 July, saw $859,450 of livestock sold on the day, at an overall…
VIDEO - Tatham Bridge repair funding as part of new flood funding announcement
28 July 2023 | Council
Mayor Robert Mustow today joined Minister for Emergency Management Senator Murray Watt, who announced 20 new projects across the North Coast worth $100m.
These programs include funding raising the two low-set bridges at Tatham to improve access between Casino and Coraki during flood events, improving town drains at Woodburn and Coraki to minimise property damage…
Casino Truck Show partners with Westpac Rescue Helicopter
26 July 2023 | Council
THIS year’s 10th anniversary North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show will give a special present to one of our communities most crucial organisations.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has been named as the charity partner for the 2023 NCP Casino Truck Show.
Spokesperson for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Zeke Huish said as a local…
Casino Lions Farmers Market
Sat 22 Jun
Every Saturday at Crawford Square, Casino. 8am-11am.
Skate Mate
Sat 22 Jun
Crawford Sqaure
Skate Mate is our annual youth event focused on showcasing local skate, music and arts talent, community organizations and businesses. On the day we will have skate demos/lessons, live music and arts with plenty of activities for the whole family, plus a BBQ and other...
Paint and Sip in Casino
Sat 22 Jun
Join the fun at Casino RSM Club on Saturday June 22. Book now for an unforgettable experience, where you can let your hair down, sip on some drinks, and create your own artwork. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to meet new people, make...
Paint and Sip in Evans Head
Sun 23 Jun
Join the fun at the Sandbar on June 23 for a self-guided afternoon of painting your won wine glass! All paint supplies an wine glass are included, as well as bubbles on arrival and a grazing board to share. Book your spot today:
Evans Head Farmers Market
Fri 28 Jun
Every Friday in the car park behind the Evans Head Surf Club, 2.30pm-6.30pm.
Evans Head Rotary Monthly Markets
Sat 29 Jun
Club Evans RSL 11-13 McDonald Place, Evans Head, NSW, Australia Find yourself a treasure at the Evans Head Rotary Monthly Markets. Last Saturday of every month in the Club Evans RSL car park. 8am-1pm.
Casino Lions Farmers Market
Sat 29 Jun
Crawford Square Corner Centre Street and Light Street, Casino, Australia Every Saturday at Crawford Square, Casino. 8am-11am.
Stars of Casino – Dance for Cancer
Sat 29 Jun
Casino Stars is back for 2024 with a whole new squad of local personalities who are ready to put their talent to the test to dance for cancer! Our Stars consist of business and local community leaders who will learn to dance in 8-10 weeks...
The Cliff Richard Experience
Sun 30 Jun
Club Evans RSL 11-13 McDonald Place, Evans Head, NSW, Australia Join Club Evans RSL for an afternoon of incredible performance with The Cliff Richard Experience on Sunday 30 June at 3pm. Featuring the fabulous Ray Leon and renowned Show Band YAKATY YAK it will be an...
Evans Head Fishing Classic
Fri 5 Jul - Fri 12 Jul
Evans Head RSL
A Catch and Photograph event with a large list of species and loads of random draws.
Draft Mid Richmond Place Plans
Closing Date: 23 June 2024 | Plans
The Mid Richmond Place Plans are part of Council’s strategic planning framework which informs long-term planning for the towns and villages within the Richmond Valley. They address a 20-year planning horizon which can best capture long-term opportunities and respond to challenges which these communities face....
MA2024/0008 – Bentley Quarry- 1465 Bentley Road, Bentley
Closing Date: 25 June 2024 | Development Applications
PUBLIC EXHIBITION MODIFICATION OF DESIGNATED & NOMINATED INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL MA2024/0008 – Bentley Quarry 1465 Bentley Road, Bentley  under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act)  Notice is given that a Modification Application MA2024/0008 has been lodged for an Extractive Industry at 1465...
DA2024/0176 – 7&9 Dyraaba St, 90-94 Colches St Casino
Closing Date: 9 July 2024 | Development Applications
The following development application DA2024/0176 is on public exhibition until 9 July Address: Lot 1 DP 1265471 – 7 Dyraaba Street, Casino Lot 50 DP 1269942 – 9 Dyraaba Street, Casino Lots 2-3 DP 111679, Lot 92 DP 1230955, Lot 1 DP 118459 – 90-94 Colches...

Expressions of interest open for purchase of industrial land at Reynolds Road, Casino

Richmond Valley Council is completing the development of nine industrial zoned lots, ranging in size from 5000m2 to 5ha, located off Reynolds Road, Casino, with the land expected to be available for settlement December 2022.

Expressions of interest are now open.

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