New Rappville community precinct one step closer
September 18, 2020 | Council
CONSTRUCTION of the new Rappville Hall is one step closer after the consolidation of two parcels of land Richmond Valley Council acquired to progress the project. At its ordinary meeting on Tuesday 15 September, Council voted unanimously to consolidate the two lots at 3 Lyons...
Airforce Beach off-leash dog area extended
September 18, 2020 | Council
IN a win for dog walking enthusiasts, Richmond Valley Council has voted to extend the popular Evans Head off-leash area on Airforce Beach, and install additional dog walking amenities such as pet-friendly water fountains and dropping bag dispensers. At its ordinary meeting on Tuesday 15...
Deputy Mayor Steve Morrissey re-elected for a third year
September 18, 2020 | Council
Richmond Valley Council Deputy Mayor Steve Morrissey has been elected unopposed to the position for another 12 months, following a unanimous Council vote at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting (15 September). A key responsibility of the Deputy Mayor is to carry out engagements on behalf of the...
Casino at centre stage of spring racing with virtual Melbourne Cup tour
September 3, 2020 | Council
CASINO has been selected as one of four regional NSW towns to host this year’s Melbourne Cup tour, COVID-safe style, in a fun-filled day set to light up spring racing fever for young and old right across the Richmond Valley. In a first-of-its-kind virtual event,...
Round one of Valley’s annual community grants program kicks off
September 3, 2020 | Council
THE first round of Richmond Valley Council’s annual community grants program has started, with around $37,500 available to support the growth of local sporting clubs, charities, and community organisations across the Valley. The Community Financial Assistance Program supports local volunteer-based groups with activities and projects...
In memory of Charlie Cox, OAM
August 19, 2020 | Council
Speech by Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow, Wednesday 19 August 2020   Thank you Robyn and Charlie’s family for giving Narelle and I the opportunity to be present today and the privilege for me to speak. It seems like I have known Charlie for...
New Rappville Hall plans unveiled
August 17, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has unveiled exciting new plans for the rebuilding of Rappville’s community hall, in what is a major milestone for the recovery effort following last year’s bushfire disaster. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said the construction of a new hall was one of Council’s...
Decades-long records continue to fall at NRLX
July 1, 2020 | Council
AS throughput records continue to tumble at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, turnover has now become a key focus with sales last week falling just shy of the all-time record of $113,616,791, coming in at $113,421,627. Wednesday’s prime sale and Friday’s Casino bull and heifer...
Council backs local clubs, groups with cash grants
June 5, 2020 | Council
FROM bee hotels, bird boxes, and edible plants, to IT hardware, essential building upgrades, and sporting equipment, the latest round of Richmond Valley Council’s community grants program has delivered in spades for the Valley’s volunteer clubs and organisations. Council allocated a total of $75,000 in...
Council canvasses options for new NRLX fee structure
May 21, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is seeking feedback from sellers and agents over options for a flexible new pricing structure at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, which aims to provide certainty for the industry over the next three years. Prior to the 2019-2020 financial year, amid severe...
Residents, visitors urged to ‘come out to play’ as travel restrictions ease
May 21, 2020 | Council
THROUGH its Discover Richmond Valley team, Richmond Valley Council is encouraging residents and visitors to “come out to play”. The call follows the announcement by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro that intra-state travel restrictions will be lifted from Monday 1 June. The...
Exciting projects on the Richmond Valley horizon
May 20, 2020 | Council
MAJOR improvements to the Casino Memorial Pool, a new Rappville Hall and expanded community precinct, and an upgraded Evans Head Library are some of the key items in Richmond Valley Council’s draft budget for the 2020-2021 financial year, which is on public exhibition until 16...
Virtual Casino Fun Run
Sep-20 - Sep-27 | Queen Elizabeth Park
For the first time, The Greater Bank Casino Fun Run is online! The Fun Run again features the Casino RSM virtual 10km, Greater Casino virtual 5km and Parker & Kissane Solicitors virtual 2km distances. The run needs to be completed between 5:00am Sunday 20th September...
Northern Rivers Drag Racing
Sep-20 - Sep-20 | Casino Aerodome | East Street
Airstrips aren't for aeroplanes, they are for Northern Rivers Drag Racing. The races are held quarterly and see huge crowds for car enthusiasts lining the straight to hear the roar of the engines.
Sep-21 - Sep-21 | Discover Richmond Valley Facebook page
In a first-of-its-kind virtual event, Casino has been selected as one of four NSW regional towns to host this year’s Melbourne Cup tour, COVID-safe style, in a fun-filled day set to light up spring racing fever right across the Richmond Valley. The Lexus Melbourne Cup...
PSM PUMA Pathways Rugby League Camp
Sep-28 - Sep-28 | Queen Elizabeth Park Field five - Hartley Street
Pacific Sports Management run a player development pathway, that is designed to provide opportunities for regional junior rugby league players to participate in professional camps designed to help improve their game and accelerate their progress. These school holidays, PSM are bringing their camps to Casino...
Virtual Casino Truck Show
Oct-3 - Oct-10 | Online
Casino welcomes its first ever Virtual Truck Show. From 3 October to 10 October, there are plenty of opportunities to partner, exhibit, advertise or speak. Truck registrations will open September 3 and tickets to attend will go on sale in September. There are prizes and...
St Mary’s Cup
Oct-24 - Oct-24 | Casino Racecourse | Summerland Way
Enjoy all the action at the Casino Racecourse for the annual St Mary's Cup. The meeting will be complemented by full TAB facilities on course, plus bar and food outlets. For more information, visit
Evans Head 30th Malibu Classic
Jun-25 - Jul-2 | Evans Head Main Beach
The best provincial longboarding in Australia will feature 120 longboarders from Victoria to the Sunshine Coast competing in the annual Evans Head Malibu Classic, formally the Evans Head Longboard Invitational. Over the weekend there will be live music, barbecues and refreshments available. Spectators should get...
DA2021/0050 – 2262 Old Tenterfield Road, Wyan – Agricultural produce industry (packing shed) and horticulture (greenhouses)
Closing Date: 23/09/2020 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2021/0050 Jeremy McNally Lot 114 DP 1182490 – 2262 Old Tenterfield Road, Wyan Agricultural produce industry (packing shed) and horticulture (greenhouses)   14 days from 10 September to 24 September 2020   The development application, and other associated...
Community Participation Plan 2020
Closing Date: 10/10/2020 | Plans
 The Richmond Valley Community Participation Plan 2019 (the 2019 CPP) came into force on 1 December 2019 and provides a guide on how and when the community has a say on a range of development assessment and strategic town planning functions performed by Council under...
Have your say on the Queen Elizabeth Park draft master plan
Closing Date: 20/09/2020 | Plans
Council has launched public exhibition of the new draft master plan for the future of Casino's biggest sporting precinct, Queen Elizabeth Park. The master plan includes: A new cricket clubhouse and amenities building to accommodate multiple game use and designed to regional standard to facilitate...
Tuesday 17 December – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: December 17, 2019
See below for regular agenda and attachments.
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

Swim season in the Richmond Valley

The Richmond Valley’s four public pools will soon be be open up for spring and summer. The Evans Head Aquatic Centre of course is open year round. Introducing Sue and Shannon Comerford from Richmond Valley Aquatics.

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