16 young locals join Team RVC in 2020
January 14, 2020 | Council
SIXTEEN young recruits have been welcomed to the ranks of Richmond Valley Council in 2020, in preparation for another successful year of Council’s award-winning Youth Employment Strategy (YES). YES was developed in 2014 to provide more employment and training opportunities for Richmond Valley youth while...
Council approves new 69-lot residential subdivision for Broadwater
December 23, 2019 | Council
 RICHMOND Valley Council has approved a proposed 69-lot residential development in Broadwater, at Council’s last ordinary meeting of 2020. The development application lodged by Ardill Payne and Partners in February 2019, proposed a subdivision to create 68 residential lots ranging from 667m2 to 1126m2, and...
Australia Day great opportunity to say ‘thank you’
December 18, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley residents should plan for a grand Australia Day at the Casino Drill Hall precinct with preparations under way for a full program of spectacular events. As in past years, a local committee is chosen to host the day for the official Richmond Valley...
Richmond Valley Mayor calls for more action on climate change impacts
December 17, 2019 | Council
With the Richmond Valley local government area suffering from the worst bush fire season in living memory, Mayor Robert Mustow is calling for the Federal and State governments to step up action to combat the future impacts of climate change. In a mayoral minute tabled...
Council supports Valley’s clubs and organisations
December 6, 2019 | Council
FROM a vacuum cleaner for a community hall to a tennis club kitchen makeover, Richmond Valley Council’s latest round of financial assistance grants have delivered a long list of essential items and upgrades to the Valley’s numerous clubs and community groups. The first round of...
Have your say on future pathways in the Richmond Valley
December 5, 2019 | Council
Do you or your family members enjoy getting around town on foot, pedal or by other mobility means? Richmond Valley Council is currently reviewing its Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP), and has engaged consultants GeoLINK to carry out the review. The PAMP is a...
Rates relief for bush fire-impacted ratepayers
December 2, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is proposing several measures to ease the financial burden on residents impacted by the ongoing bush fire disaster. Following the Busbys Flat Road fire, which destroyed 42 homes and 95 outbuildings and damaged a further 57 structures, and now the Myall Creek...
Valley comes alive with Christmas celebrations
November 29, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council will host three special Christmas events this year in Evans Head, Casino, and Rappville, with a smorgasbord of family-friendly fun to bring joy to the festive season. The first tree to be lit in the Richmond Valley is the Evans Head Christmas...
Drought conditions force changes to Council’s unsealed road grading program
November 22, 2019 | Council
Friday 22 November, 2019 DUE to the ongoing severe drought impacting much of the Northern Rivers, Richmond Valley Council will postpone its scheduled unsealed road grading and move to a responsive maintenance program. Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said water was a key ingredient in...
Council awards tender for new residential subdivision in Casino
November 22, 2019 | Council
Friday 22 November, 2019 RICHMOND Valley Council has accepted a tender for the delivery of the first stage of a new residential subdivision in Canning Drive, Casino, with new lots expected to be on the market early in the New Year. At Tuesday’s ordinary meeting,...
Richmond Valley Australia Day Celebrations
Jan-26 - Jan-27 | Casino Drill Hall Precinct
2020 Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations will be held at the Drill Hall Precinct in casino with a fun-filled program of activities for all ages. Event organisers are working hard behind the scenes to create a day which will not only show off all Casino...
NSW Seniors Festival
Feb-12 - Feb-23 | Multiple locations
Love to celebrate? Then you’re in luck, because there will be lots to celebrate at the 2020 NSW Seniors Festival! The theme for the 2020 festival is Love to Celebrate. During the festival there are hundreds of free and discounted events and activities for seniors...
International Women’s Day – High Tea
Mar-8 - Mar-8 | Casino Golf Club
Join other women from the Richmond Valley community on Sunday, March 8, at Casino Golf Club for a High Tea to celebrate International Women's Day 2020. More information to come closer to the date.  
Rappville & Kyogle Cup Race Day
Mar-21 - Mar-21 | Casino Showgrounds & Racetrack
Enjoy all the action with the Casino Race Club! Six race card featuring the Rappville Cup. Full TAB facilities, bar and food outlets. For more information visit http://www.casinoracingclub.com.au/
Crankfest Youth Festival
Apr-18 - Apr-18 | Main Beach Car Park Evans Head
Crankfest is a celebration of youth culture, arts, music and dance with market stalls, a skate jam and a surf comp thrown in. Celebrate the talented youth in the Richmond Valley and enjoy a day focussed on entertainment for kids. For more information visit www.crankfest.com.au...
Norco Primex Field Days
May-21 - May-23 | Richmond Valley Events Centre
Norco Primex has called the 80 acre Richmond Valley Events Centre home since 1985. With 1000 suppliers and 25,000 visitors to its event each year, it is no wonder Norco Primex has become an iconic agricultural and commercial exhibition bringing the best of what works...
Proposal to waive DA fees for fire-affected homeowners
RICHMOND Valley Council is seeking the community’s input on a proposal to waive Council-levied development assessment fees for residents rebuilding in bushfire affected areas including Rappville, Busbys Flat, Wyan, Bora Ridge, Bungawalbin, New Italy, Whiporie, Camira Creek and surrounding areas. Council has developed the proposal...
DA2020/0121 – Reynolds Road, Casino – Wet weather storage dam for treated effluent and waste water from Casino abattoir and tannery
Closing Date: 21/01/2020 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period Integrated Development Approvals DA2020/0121 Megan Smith – GeoLink Lot 1 DP 772396 – Reynolds Road, Casino Wet weather storage dam for treated effluent and waste water from Casino abattoir and tannery 28 Days from 5 December 2019 to...
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

New footpath for Evans Head

Council has constructed a new section of footpath in Evans Head as part of its capital works program.

Here’s Council’s civil construction apprentice Jordan Sly onsite discussing the project.

Council has a long-term program to build more shared pathways and footpaths in the Richmond Valley as part of its Community Strategic Plan priority to better connect people and places.

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