Extraordinary meeting to discuss Council’s response to COVID-19 and drought funding
April 3, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has called an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday to consider a $142,000 plan to help local businesses and the community survive COVID-19. Council’s COVID-19 Community and Economic Resilience Package was developed to provide assistance to community and businesses, while minimising the risk to...
NRLX sales generate millions in revenue
March 31, 2020 | Council
DESPITE new COVID-19 operating procedures, the Northern  Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) had a massive turnover last week, generating $$8,286,220 in sales.   The three sales – held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – saw 7784 head changing hands, with buyers joining in online for the...
No disruption to core Council services amid COVID-19 pandemic
March 24, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is reassuring residents it is taking sensible measures to keep essential services operating. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said there would be no disruption to core Council services to the community. Mr Macdonald said Council’s customer contact centres in Casino and Evans Head...
RVC statement on COVID-19 Public Health Order
March 16, 2020 | Council
Following the introduction of the Public Health (COVID-19 Public Events) Order 2020, Richmond Valley Council will be following the advice of the Australian Government and NSW Health for its own events, and will liaise with community organisers to assist where appropriate once they have weighed...
Full steam ahead on flood damaged road repairs after Natural Disaster Declaration
February 27, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has received a Natural Disaster Declaration from the NSW Government following the damaging flash floods of 12-13 February, paving the way for extensive repair works on the Valley’s 530km unsealed road network. As of Monday 2 March, three road crews will begin...
Funding available for events in the Richmond Valley
February 26, 2020 | Council
ORGANISERS of events held between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021 can now apply for Richmond Valley Council funding aimed at driving visitor numbers and showcasing the authentic and beautiful Richmond Valley. Applications for the Richmond Valley Event Funding Scheme are now open to...
Delivery report highlights great progress
February 24, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is well on track to achieve the goals set for­­ its community in its four year Delivery Program, which is now more than halfway complete. At Council’s first ordinary meeting of 2020 held on Tuesday 18 February, councillors reviewed a report on...
NRLX on track for big year of sales as rains drive increases in Northern NSW cattle prices
February 21, 2020 | Council
SALES are booming at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange with widespread rain in January and February driving a surge in demand accompanied by healthy increases in cattle prices. The increasing demand for livestock comes in the first full year after the completion of the $14...
Richmond Valley’s road network suffers extensive damage in flash flooding
February 19, 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is assessing widespread damage to its road network following last week’s storms and heavy rain, with an estimated $2 million in damage. Sustained rainfall due to the impacts of ex-Tropical Cyclone Uesi on 12-13 February saw more than 150mm of rain over...
Richmond Valley water restrictions lifted
February 14, 2020 | Council
FOLLOWING widespread rainfall across the Northern Rivers in recent days, water restrictions have now been lifted in the Richmond Valley local government area. Level three restrictions were introduced in September for Casino town water users, with Rous County Council raising its restrictions for the Mid...
NSW Youth Week – Events Cancelled
Apr-1 - Apr-9 | Richmond Valley
All youth week events have been cancelled in the Richmond Valley. Youth Week began as a NSW Government initiative in 1989, and has since grown to be a celebration of young people in every state and territory across the country. It is organised by young...
Anniversary Day Italian Lunch – Postponed
Apr-5 - Apr-5 | New Italy Museum | Pacific Highway
Celebrating 139 years of settlement at New Italy, join family and friends for an Italian Lunch at Historic New Italy. There are prizes to be won and kids activities. Take a look at new displays, tastes of New Italy cafe, browse the gift shop and...
Crankfest Youth Festival – Postponed
Apr-18 - Apr-18 | Main Beach Car Park Evans Head
NOTE: Crankfest is postponed from its original date of 28th April 2020 to a newer date, yet to be announced. Information to come soon Crankfest is a celebration of youth culture, arts, music and dance with market stalls, a skate jam and a surf comp...
Norco Primex Field Days – Postponed
May-21 - May-23 | Richmond Valley Events Centre
NOTE: Norco Primex has been postponed from its original dates of 21st-23rd May, new date to be announced. More information to come soon. Norco Primex has called the 80 acre Richmond Valley Events Centre home since 1985. With 1000 suppliers and 25,000 visitors to its...
NCMC Casino Beef Week – Postponed
May-23 - Jun-2 | Locked Bag 10
NOTE: NCMC Beef Week will be postponed to a later date in the year, yet to be announced. More information to come soon. Claiming the title of the Beef Capital of the World, Casino becomes a buzz in May as the NCMC Casino Beef Week festival...
Reconciliation Week
May-27 - Jun-3 | Richmond Valley
The theme for Reconciliation Week 2020 is In This Together. National Reconciliation Week is a chance for all Australians to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Get together and learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements, and explore how each of us can contribute to...
Stars of Casino – Postponed
Jun-20 - Jun-21 | Casino Civic Hall | Canterbury Street
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic - this event has been postponed. Details of the new dates to come. Stars of Casino- Dance for Cancer is a gala fundraising event for the Cancer Council NSW. 'Stars' consist of business owners and other notable characters from the...
Evans Head Fishing Classic – Postponed
Jun-26 - Jul-3 | Evans Head
Note: EHFC has been postponed from its original dates 26th June- 3rd July, more information to come soon.
Food Truck Festival – Cancelled
Jul-4 - Jul-4 | Evans Head Bowling Club
Enjoy an afternoon of delicious food and drinks, kids activities including jumping castles, Brookie's Gin and Budweiser outdoor bars and live entertainment with the Drive Ins. To return in 2021!
NAIDOC Week Celebrations
Jul-5 - Jul-12 | Across the Richmond Valley
The Richmond Valley come alive for NAIDOC Week celebrations in July. Stay tuned here as details are released. The theme for 2020 is; Always Was, Always Will Be Always Was, Always Will Be recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for...
DA2020/0178 – 3/2-4 Sunderland Street Evans Head – construction of two storey unit
Closing Date: 08/04/2020 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2020/0178 Hayes Building Consultancy Lot 3 SP 85774 - 3/2-4 Sunderland Street Evans Head Construction of third unit in a complex of three brick veneer units, two storeys in height. 14 days from 27 April to 9 April...
DA2020/0184 – 49 to 51 Bruton Street, Casino – Change of use to a place of public worship
Closing Date: 08/04/2020 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2020/0184 Steve McElroy – Stephen P McElroy & Associates Pty Ltd Lots 7-10 DP 21602 – 49 to 51 Bruton Street, Casino Change of use to a place of public worship with alterations and additions and associated works...
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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