Iron Gates DA on public exhibition
22 September 2021 | Council
THE Iron Gates residential subdivision development application will be on public exhibition for one month from this Friday, 24 September, as is required under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Submissions must be received by 11.30pm Sunday 24 October. The development application was referred...
Planning panel refers Iron Gates DA back to Council
8 September 2021 | Council
THE Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) earlier this week accepted a Clause 55 variation under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 for the Iron Gates development proposal in Evans Head. Clause 55 means a development application may be amended or varied by the applicant,...
Council reveals ‘poppy playground’ plans for Casino Drill Hall Precinct
7 September 2021 | Council
THE ongoing renewal of the Casino Drill Hall precinct is set for completion by the end of this year, following Richmond Valley Council’s success in obtaining $885,000 from the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Fund to build a memorial walk at the site,...
Give us a break – Council’s plea to NSW Government
3 September 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is calling on the NSW Government to rethink its approach to regional lockdowns in areas which are currently COVID-free. Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow said the current lockdown requirements were crippling local communities and it was time to take a more...
Richmond Upper Clarence Regional Library expands online content during COVID lockdown
19 August 2021 | Council
THE Richmond Upper Clarence Regional Library continues to go from strength to strength, with the completion of newly renovated Evans Head Library capping off a stellar year in 2020-2021 for the popular service. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, which included forced branch closures in early...
Council asks NSW Government to review Dunoon Dam decision
18 August 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is asking the NSW Government to review Rous County Council’s planning processes following its shelving of the proposed Dunoon Dam, and complete the required investigations of the project independently. In a mayoral minute passed unanimously by Council at last night’s meeting, Mayor...
Waste facilities open by appointment only
18 August 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council will open its waste facilities in Casino, Evans Head and Rappville by appointment only for those residents who do not have a kerbside service. Regular kerbside bin pick up services will continue throughout the Richmond Valley as normal, and commercial waste will...
Local councils sign on for new disaster dashboards
16 August 2021 | Council
NEW online disaster dashboards will provide real-time information to help residents and visitors to the Lismore, Richmond Valley and Kyogle areas be aware of, prepare for and respond to local emergencies. From road conditions and closures, to power outages and river heights, the disaster dashboards...
Non-essential Council facilities temporarily closed
10 August 2021 | Council
Richmond Valley Council will close several facilities and restrict some services during the NSW Government-imposed seven-day lockdown. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said there would be no disruption to core Council services following yesterday’s announcement new restrictions would be introduced for the Byron Shire, Richmond Valley,...
Council awards tender for construction of new Rappville Community Hall
23 July 2021 | Council
RAPPVILLE residents can again look forward to holding community events in the heart of their village, with Richmond Valley Council awarding a construction tender for the new Rappville Community Hall at its meeting on Tuesday. Richmond Valley-based Bennett Robertson Builders is expected to start construction...
Development approvals at 10-year high as renovation boom in full swing
23 July 2021 | Council
THE Richmond Valley local government area has seen a steep rise in development approvals in the 2020-21 financial year, led by a home improvement boom, in what is a silver lining for the local economy despite the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The past...
NRLX dollar turnover ‘through the roof’
30 June 2021 | Council
AFTER a booming 2020-2021 financial year, the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) dollar turnover has demolished the all-time record of $113,616,791, coming in at $143,216,075. Applauding the results, Richmond Valley Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said the agriculture and food production sectors accounted for almost...
Hereford ‘white face’ bull sets new NRLX record
25 June 2021 | Council
A HEREFORD bull has smashed a Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) sales record today when it fetched $16,000 at the annual Ramsey & Bulmer Bull and Female auction, $7000 more than last year’s top-priced seller. The well-attended live auction, known as the white face sale,...
21st century planning portal coming to a computer near you
10 June 2021 | Council
FROM July 1, Richmond Valley Council will be accepting and processing all development-related applications and certificates via a new ePlanning portal. The platform was developed by the State Government, and all NSW councils are required to be using the NSW Planning Portal to lodge development...
Emergency work requires changes to rural road grading program
24 May 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has been forced to suspend its rural gravel road grading maintenance program to allow the concentration of resources to those areas affected by recent flooding events. Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said late summer rain and a wetter-than-normal start to autumn had...
Big projects on the agenda in Richmond Valley Council’s draft budget
20 May 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is continuing to build an exciting future for its community, with its draft budget for the 2021-2022 financial year including a $46 million capital works program to upgrade the Valley’s public facilities and amenities, as well as roads, bridges, and essential infrastructure....
Naughtons Gap Road to remain closed while landslip is monitored
8 April 2021 | Council
NAUGHTONS Gap Road will remain closed for at least the next three months as Council assesses the landslip which occurred during last month’s flooding rains. Richmond Valley Council’s Director Community Service Delivery Angela Jones said the road was continuing to move following the initial landslip...
Records tumble as the NRLX breaks $10 million barrier
31 March 2021 | Council
IN an inspirational turnaround since the devastating 2019 bushfires, the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange has celebrated its biggest ever week of sales in March, with combined revenue from three days of sales exceeding $10 million. Day one of the annual George & Fuhrmann weaner sale...
Exciting upgrades for Razorback Lookout and Casino Drill Hall precinct
18 December 2020 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council will commit a $1.285 million funding boost from the Australian Government to upgrade two prised landmarks in Evans Head and Casino. Council initially received an allocation of $1,002,214 through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure program to spend on priority projects. As...
Evans Head Library moves to temporary home as $880,000 renovation kicks off
16 December 2020 | Council
EVANS Head residents can look forward a bigger, brighter, and truly modernised library experience, with the $880,000 upgrade of the Evans Head Library set to get underway in the second week of January. Council allocated $480,000 towards the upgrade in the 2020-2021 budget, with an...
New campaign inspires travellers to explore the Richmond Valley
13 November 2020 | Council
LOCAL businesses and tourism providers across the Richmond Valley will receive a much-needed boost, with a new Discover Richmond Valley television advertisement airing this Sunday, 15 November, on PRIME7 and NBN. The ad, which will feature across the Gold Coast and Lismore viewing regions, is...
New funding a game changer for Richmond Valley economy
4 November 2020 | Council
MORE than $21 million will flow to the Richmond Valley local government area to encourage new business and boost economic growth. Richmond Valley Council has been successful in obtaining $21,169,000 from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Australian governments, to...
POSTPONED – Casino Art Show
Sep-25 - Sep-26 | Casino Indoor Sports Stadium
This event has been postponed for September. Casino Art Show is coming Casino Indoor Sports Stadium on September 25 and 26. Entries are open to all ages and abilities. More information to come soon. Contact Melissa Avgoulas at zstarstar@msn.com for more information or follow their...
POSTPONED – Evans Head Malibu Classic
Oct-1 - Oct-4 | Evans Head Main Beach
This event has been postponed to 2022. 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,...
CANCELLED – Casino Fun Run
Oct-10 - Oct-10 | Queen Elizabeth Park
This event has been cancelled for 2021. The Casino Fun Run is a race for everyone! Part of the Athletics NSW RunNSW series, the Casino Fun Run promises to be a fun day for all ages and abilities! The Greater Casino Fun Run features the...
POSTPONED – Casino Show & Heritage Horsepower Weekend
Oct-16 - Oct-17 | Casino Showgrounds | Summerland Way
This event has been postponed for 2021, a new date will be advised. Casino Show combined with the Heritage Horsepower Weekend on October 16 & 17 at Casino Showgrounds. Vintage tractors, cars & trucks, tractor pull, stationary engines, heavy horses, adult & children ridden horse...
Ladies Night In
Oct-16 - Oct-16 | 162 Canterbury Street
TICKETS ON SALE SOON. Join the Casino RSM Club to raise money for a great cause. This year is it estimated that over 20,000 women will be diagnosed with a breast or gynaecological cancer. Get involved with us in raising money and help Cancer Council...
St Mary’s Cup
Oct-23 - Oct-23 | Casino Racecourse | Summerland Way
Enjoy all the action at the Casino Racecourse for St Marys Cup. Giddy up in your best and enjoy a day in the field! The meeting will be complemented by full TAB facilities on course, plus bar and food outlets. For more information visit  Casino...
Coraki Art Prize – cancelled
Oct-30 - Oct-31 | Coraki Youth Hall
This event has been cancelled for 2021. View the best of the regions artists at the Coraki Art Prize. The exhibition opens on Saturday 30 October and Sunday 31 October at Coraki Youth Hall. If you have any queries as an artist, sponsor or would...
Iron Gates Residential Subdivision
The following development application will be on public exhibition for one month from this Friday, 24 September, as is required under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Submissions must be received by 11.30pm Sunday 24 October. DA No. 2015/0096 – Iron Gates Residential Subdivision,...
Proposed Road Names
Closing Date: 05/10/2021 | Development Applications
Under Section 162 of the Roads Act 1993, and Part Two of the Roads Regulation 2018, notice is hereby given that Richmond Valley Council, as roads authority, proposes to name the following roads: Victory Camp Road  and Liberty Road The names Victory Camp and Liberty...
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

Northern Rivers Rail Trail - Casino to Bentley 2021

As part of the master plan and concept design phase, Richmond Valley Council commissioned Planit Consulting to create a promotional video for the Casino to Bentley section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail. We cannot wait for what lies ahead….

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