Casino water restrictions jump to level three
September 16, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council will this week impose level three water restrictions on Casino residents and businesses who receive a town water supply. Level one restrictions were in force before today’s decision, however, with water consumption being a little higher than predicted, Council believed it prudent...
Redeveloped Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange open for business
September 9, 2019 | Council
The long-awaited multi-million dollar upgrade of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) has finished, with the $7 million second stage being officially opened today by NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro. Mr Barilaro said it was a tremendous asset for the...
Casino-to-Eltham rail trail report out
June 25, 2019 | Council
A NORTHERN Rivers Rail Trail (NRRT) business case has been released ahead of tonight’s (Tuesday 25 June) Richmond Valley Council meeting. The business case, prepared by Bathurst-based consultancy BusinessSense, covers the 45km Casino-to-Eltham section of the 130kms Casino-to-Murwillumbah rail corridor. Richmond Valley and Lismore City...
Flying foxes and Casino residents to benefit from new roost habitat away from homes
June 21, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council will plant more than 1000 flying fox habitat trees including several semi-established figs on the southern side of the Richmond River at Casino as part of its long-term plan to entice Casino’s flying fox population to safely roost in areas away from...
Community groups benefit from $49,000 in financial assistance grants
June 12, 2019 | Council
TWENTY three local community groups across the Richmond Valley have shared in more than $49,000 for vital infrastructure and equipment purchases 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,...
Council seeks community views on the Woodburn Swimming Pool
June 5, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council is holding a community meeting in Woodburn on June 12 to discuss long-term options for the Woodburn Swimming Pool and other opportunities for Woodburn. Council is also distributing a community survey about the pool and other priorities for the town, along with...
Council’s 2019-20 budget will deliver more for the Richmond Valley
May 23, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council’s $60 million budget for 2019-20 features an $18.6 million investment in capital works to improve and maintain vital infrastructure and amenities for the community over the next 12 months. Alongside significant investments in road maintenance, waste management, water infrastructure and public amenities...
Independent tribunal approves full special rate variation
May 14, 2019 | Council
LOCAL roads, community infrastructure and recreational facilities have been given the go ahead to receive vital renewal funding following the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) approval of Richmond Valley Council’s application to increase the general rate above the rate peg. Council applied to IPART...
Council backs 12-month freeze on NRLX fee increases
April 17, 2019 | Council
AS our agricultural sector recovers from a severe drought, Richmond Valley Council has taken the initiative to freeze agent and seller sale fees at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) in the 2019-2020 financial year. Council voted unanimously for the measure at its 17 April...
Casino water restrictions to ease
April 9, 2019 | Council
Water restrictions for Casino residents who receive a town water supply will be eased back to level one from Wednesday 9 April, after much-needed rainfall last month. A total of 220mm of rain fell in March, which helped replenish the Richmond River. Level one water...
Casino Drags
Sep-22 - Sep-22 | Casino Aerodrome
It's a bird, it's a plane.... no, it's a dragster! Northern Rivers Drag Racing is holding their next meet on Sunday 22 September 2019. Nominations at gate from 7am, racing from 10am. The Casino Aerodrome will be closed to air traffic from 12 noon Saturday...
Super Cheap Auto Show and Shine
Sep-29 - Sep-29 | Albert Park - Casino Rugby Union Grounds
The 10th annual charity Show and Shine is on! Open to all makes and models of cars, bikes, trucks, utes, retro caravans and more. Gates open to entrants from 6.30am - 9am. Gates open to the public from 9am. Lots to see and do for...
Evans Head 29th Malibu Classic
Oct-4 - Oct-6 | 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 long weekend there will be live music, barbecues and refreshments available. Spectators should...
Casino Show
Oct-11 - Oct-12
Running for over 125 years, the Casino Show is one of the signature events of the Richmond Valley area, located in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. It is a grass roots event which embraces the agricultural foundations of the show movement. The Casino...
Woodburn Riverside Festival
Oct-12 - Oct-12 | Woodburn Riverside Park
The annual Woodburn Riverside Festival is a full day of family-oriented activities and entertainment, hosted at the Woodburn Riverside Park which has recently seen beautification works completed. The many attractions include a raft race, dragon boats, water-skiing demonstrations, markets and a barbecue. Activities for children...
Cow Town Chow Down Youth Festival
Nov-9 - Nov-9 | Colley Park
Cow Town Chow Down is a youth-driven community event where young people’s love for food is mixed with arts, culture and music! Casino’s Colley Park will come alive with tasting plates, local produce, cooking demonstrations, craft market stalls, film screenings and live music showcasing what young people in the Richmond Valley have to offer.
DA2020/041 – 108-116 Richmond Street, Woodburn – Change of use to restaurant and bar
Closing Date: October 2, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0041 Newton Denny Chapelle Lot 9 and Lot 10 Sec 14 DP 759110 – 108-116 Richmond Street, Woodburn Change of use to restaurant and bar 14 Days from 18 September to 2 October 2019 N/A...
DA2020/0036 – Casino Liquor Property Group – Alterations and additions to building
Closing Date: October 5, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0036 Casino Liquor Property Group Pty Ltd Lot M DP 159838 – 101 Walker Street, Casino Alterations and additions to building 14 days from 12 September to 26 September 2019 N/A The development application, and...
DA2020/0028 – 52 Currajong St Evans Head – New dwelling, shed and inground pool
Closing Date: October 5, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0028 Terry & Joan Kelly C/ Pplan Lot 6 DP 1248978 – 52 Currajong Street, Evans Head New dwelling, shed and inground pool 30 days from 4 September to 5 October 2019. Office of Environment...
DA2020/0022 – 56 Currajong St Evans Head – New dwelling
Closing Date: September 25, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0022 Ms Kim Russell Lot 8 DP 1248978 – 56 Currajong Street, Evans Head Dwelling 30 Days from 29 August to 29 September 2019. Office of Environment and Heritage (Heritage Division) under Section 58 of...
Draft Community Participation Plan and associated amendment to the Richmond Valley Development Control Plan 2015
Closing Date: September 27, 2019 | Plans
Preparation of a Community Participation Plan (CPP) is a new requirement for Council under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Planning Act).  Richmond Valley Council’s Community Participation Plan guides how and when it engages the community across a range of development assessment and...
Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: September 17, 2019
Tuesday 20 August 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: August 20, 2019
Tuesday 16 July 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: July 16, 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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