Naughtons Gap Road to remain closed while landslip is monitored
April 8, 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
March 31, 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...
Applications for local heritage grants now open
March 24, 2021 | Council
Applications for small grants under the 2021-2022 Local Heritage Grants Scheme are being accepted for projects to undertake maintenance and repairs to heritage listed items in the Richmond Valley Council area. Council has $25,000 to award in heritage grants, on a matching dollar-for-dollar basis with...
Council seeks public input on reclassification of Casino land
March 3, 2021 | Council
WITH exciting plans underway to invest into Casino’s premier parks and playgrounds, and the need to secure funding for those plans, Richmond Valley Council is seeking community input on the reclassification of five small parcels of land identified as under-utilised by the community. The parks...
Some Casino parks closed as little reds take roost
February 12, 2021 | Council
CASINO’s flying fox “maternity camp” along the Richmond River has resulted in a few nearby parks being closed, with Richmond Valley Council urging residents and visitors to stay clear of the colony if possible. While it is not unusual to witness the influx of little...
Community invited to launch of Civic Hall Master Plan
February 11, 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council is welcoming the community to a public viewing of the draft master plan for the restoration of Casino Civic Hall, which will be held at the historic venue on Thursday 25 February from 4pm-6pm. The draft plan sets priorities for the renewal...
Richmond Valley Council helps 10 high school students launch their careers
February 11, 2021 | Council
TEN Richmond Valley high school students have this week commenced a two-year school-based traineeship with Richmond Valley Council, delivering them a vital kickstart to their young careers. The 10 trainees will be undertaking Certificate II courses in a wide range of skill sets relevant to...
Funding available for events in the Richmond Valley
February 10, 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council's Event Funding Scheme is now open to enable organisers an opportunity to start planning their COVID-safe events. Funding is available for events to be held between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022. The Scheme’s aims are to fund meaningful, creative and...
Special job precinct set to turbocharge Richmond Valley economy
February 4, 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has welcomed Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s announcement that it will be the location for the next Regional Job Precinct, the second of four precincts which are part of the NSW Government’s bush-led recovery from drought, floods, bushfires and COVID-19. Regional Job Precincts...
Richmond Valley sets sights on becoming an exciting agri-food hub
January 28, 2021 | Council
RICHMOND Valley farmers, producers and rural land owners are invited to learn more about ways they can diversify and develop the potential of their farm businesses at the Richmond Valley Made Paddock to Plate Field Day on Wednesday 24 February from 9.30am to 1.30pm. At...
Richmond Valley Australia Day award recipients
January 27, 2021 | Council
THREE Richmond Valley residents have been recognised for their contributions and achievements at the official Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at Coraki Memorial Park on Tuesday 26 January. Council would also like to recognise the following nominees: Sky-Maree Oldham, Ella Keep, Connor Turner, Paul Cowles,...
Exciting upgrades for Razorback Lookout and Casino Drill Hall precinct
December 18, 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
December 16, 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...
Coraki bustling with visitors as newly upgraded caravan park draws bookings galore
December 10, 2020 | Council
IN an early Christmas present for Coraki, the recently upgraded Coraki Riverside Caravan Park and Camping Grounds is flush with visitors, with the park almost fully booked for the next five weeks, bringing an extra 400 people to the town. A local chapter of the...
Council trials small free camp at Casino Showground
December 7, 2020 | Council
IN a boost for  tourism, Richmond Valley Council is trialling a small free camp at the Casino Showground to cater for owners of fully self-contained vehicles who prefer not to stay in established parks. Known as “freedom campers”, the self-sufficient travellers use caravans, motor homes,...
North Coast waste investment review highlights opportunities for regional collaboration
December 1, 2020 | Council
Major infrastructure investment in the waste industry is one step closer today with the release of the North Coast Region Waste Investment Review. Led by Richmond Valley Council and conducted by Arcadis, the review is a collaboration between the Department of Regional NSW together with...
Council’s Annual Report details highs and lows
November 17, 2020 | Council
Richmond Valley Council has bookended a historically challenging year in the Valley with the release of Council’s Annual Report for the 2019-2020 financial year. As a key point of accountability between Council and its community, the annual report summarises Council’s financial performance and progress in...
New campaign inspires travellers to explore the Richmond Valley
November 13, 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
November 4, 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...
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 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...
NSW Seniors Festival
Apr-13 - Apr-24 | Various locations around the Richmond Valley
April, 13-24, Various Locations NSW Seniors Festival will be taking place 13-24 April 2021. Love your life! Get involved in one of the free and/or low cost events taking place in the Richmond Valley. This year's theme is 'In Our Nature'. See the Mid Richmond...
Anzac Day
Apr-25 - Apr-25 | Across the Richmond Valley
Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served". The following...
Casino Stockmans Challenge
Apr-30 - May-2 | Casino Showgrounds | Summerland Way
The Casino Rodeo & Campdraft Committee ran it's first Stockman's Challenge in 2020 and are currently organising the next event to be held on the 30th April - 2nd May 2021. The Casino Stockmans Challenge will consist of seven classes; Open, Derby, Classic, Rookie, Encouragement,...
Charity Golf Day – Woodburn-Evans Head Golf Club
May-2 - May-2 | 45 Golf Links Rd
The Mid-Richmond Education Fun are holding a charity golf day at the Woodburn-Evans Head Golf Club on Sunday May 2 2021. For registrations call W-EH Golf Club on 6682 2385. 3 person Ambrose/$30 per person which includes breakfast and lunch. Combining a great fun day...
Randa Habelrih – Dealing with Autism
May-4 - May-29 | 162 Canterbury Street
Author, speaker and social inclusion educator Randa Habelrih shares 2 decades of experience helping parents and teachers learn different strategies on becoming the best advocate for their child or student. Randa's talk is based on real experiences; it is a story told from the heart...
Northern Rivers Drag Racing
May-16 - May-16 | 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. Airstrips aren't for aeroplanes, they are for Northern Rivers Drag Racing. The...
Norco Primex Field Days
May-20 - May-22 | 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...
NCMC Casino Beef Week
May-22 - Jun-1 | Casino CBD and surrounding LGA
Claiming the title of the Beef Capital of the World, Casino becomes a buzz in May as the NCMC Casino Beef Week festival begins with the annual celebration of Casino's leading agricultural industry – beef. With more than 100 activities on offer from fashion, sport, culture...
Rappville Bushfire Recovery Ride
May-22 - May-23 | Pearse St
Kyogle Country Endurance Riders brings you a Bushfire Recovery Ride through Rappville. Held on Saturday 22 May to Sunday 23 May this is an open event with 80km, 40km and 20km rides. More information to come soon. Stay up to date on their Facebook page.
Reconciliation Week
May-27 - Jun-3 | Richmond Valley
The theme for Reconciliation Week 20212 is More Than A Word, Reconciliation Takes Action. 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...
Proposed Road Names
Closing Date: 13/05/2021 | Other
Under Section 162 of the Roads Act 1993 and Part 2 of the Roads Regulation 2018, notice is hereby given that Richmond Valley Council, as roads authority, proposes to name the following roads. Any person may make a written submission by addressing them to the...
DA2021/0250 – Casino Memorial Swimming Pool & Memorial Park
Closing Date: 26/04/2021 | Development Applications
DA No. DA2021/0250 Applicant Facility Design Group Location 84 Centre Street, Casino Description Redevelopment of Casino Memorial Swimming Pool including: Partial demolition of existing building New indoor 25 metre program/learn to swim pool New family accessible amenities New adult change room New enclosed walkway from...
Draft Richmond Valley Development Control Plan 2021
Closing Date: 05/05/2021 | Plans
In accordance with Part 3 Division 2 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, Council gives public notice of the exhibition of Draft Richmond Valley Development Control Plan 2021 (the Draft DCP). The exhibition of this document will commence Wednesday 24 March 2021, with...
Proposed part road closures in Casino
Closing Date: 21/04/2021 | Other
Richmond Valley Council is giving notice under Section 38b of the Roads Act 1993 of its proposal to close the following segments of Council’s public roads. Part Jabiru lane in Casino. Road widening along Convent Parade, Casino. Unformed road adjacent to Convent Parade, Casino. Upon...
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

WORK STARTS ON THREE YEAR, $10 MILLION PROJECT TO UPGRADE WOODBURN-CORAKI ROAD

In January 2021, Council ripped the first patch of pavement on a three-year, $10 million upgrade of one of the Richmond Valley’s most important transport routes, Woodburn-Coraki Road. The initial round of works involved resurfacing a 270m section at the Woodburn end of the road, between the Rocky Mouth Creek bridge and the start of the 100kmh zone.  Woodburn-Coraki Road is one of the Richmond Valley’s most important roads, and its upgrade had been a long-term Council priority. It is frequently used by local residents, agricultural businesses, and regional travellers, and has long been a strategic focus of Council’s road maintenance program. This project is fully funded by the NSW Government. Watch the video for more details. 🎥

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