Discover hidden gems with launch of latest Visitor Guide
26 February 2024 | Council
The latest edition of the Discover Richmond Valley Visitor Guide, containing information on everything from festivals and events, interesting places to visit, spectacular national parks, reserves, rivers and beaches, exciting adventure activities, to places to stay, eat, shop, is making its way to visitor information centres and tourism-related organisations throughout NSW and South-East Queensland.
Construction starts on new culvert system for Dairy Flat
15 February 2024 | Council
CONSTRUCTION has started on a new culvert system at Dairy Flat to improve road access between Coraki and Woodburn, particularly for Bungawalbin, Coraki and Woodburn residents.
The $4.2 million project was funded by the Australian Government through the Emergency Response Fund under the Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program (NRRRP) 2022-2023.
Funding for this program…
NRLX under new management
22 December 2023 | Council
FOLLOWING a thorough independent evaluation of leasing proposals for the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) by renowned agribusiness leader JLL, Richmond Valley Council is pleased to announce Outcross Agri-Services Pty Ltd will take over the facility’s management for the next five years, with an option in its favour for an additional five years.
The Armidale-based…
Popular Aussie artists to headline new Richmond Valley event
22 December 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley residents and visitors are being urged to brace themselves for two days of unparalleled entertainment next month as Richmond Valley Council presents the Festival of the Waters.
Council is thrilled to announce the headline acts for this highly anticipated event are Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley, and Tex Perkins and Matt Walker -…
Festival of Small Halls heading to Whiporie
19 December 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley residents will get the opportunity to embrace the magic of live music and celebrate the beauty of small communities as Australia’s largest regional music tour makes its way to Whiporie next month.
Supported by Richmond Valley Council and getting underway at 6.30pm on Saturday 27 January in the Whiporie Community Hall, The Festival…
NRLX lease negotiations to begin with preferred entities
11 December 2023 | Council
FOLLOWING tonight’s extraordinary meeting, Richmond Valley Council has authorised General Manager Vaughan Macdonald, in liaison with JLL Agribusiness, to enter direct negotiations with the preferred entities for the lease of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange to get the best outcome for the community.
Council received a detailed independent tender assessment, campaign summary and recommendations from…
VIDEO - Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment update
7 December 2023 | Council
Work continues on the Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment project, which will bring new life and excitement to the heart of Casino.
The project, which is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments through the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, aims to stimulate economic activity while enhancing the community's recreational and agricultural offerings.
Strong interest for NRLX leasing proposal
5 December 2023 | Council
Richmond Valley Council advises the conclusion of the tender submission period for the leasing of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX).
According to global real estate experts JLL, which is managing the tender process for Council, the leasing proposal garnered widespread attention and interest from industry-leading entities with multiple submissions received.
Council’s General Manager Vaughan…
VIDEO - Richmond Valley Council 2022/23 Annual Report
27 November 2023 | Council
Watch as General Manager Vaughan Macdonald talks about our latest Annual Report, outlining Council's activities for the previous financial year.
To read the annual report, visit this page:
VIDEO - Mayor Robert’s review of November Council Meeting
27 November 2023 | Council
Watch as Mayor Robert Mustow gives a review of November's Council meeting.
Items referenced include the 2022/23 Annual Report, Financial Statements and Community Assistance Program.
Inaugural rail trail business engagement workshop hailed a success
10 November 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council, in partnership with Lismore City Council, yesterday held its first business engagement workshop at the Casino Golf Club to bring together industry experts and entrepreneurs to explore innovative strategies to capitalise on the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.
The workshop, facilitated by leading regional tourism expert Dr Meredith Wray, attracted 30 participants, and…
No energy-from-waste facility proposed for Richmond Valley
3 November 2023 | Council
DESPITE widespread misinformation, there is no proposal for an energy-from-waste facility to be built in the Richmond Valley.
Richmond Valley Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said the Regional Job Precinct at Casino had been identified in the NSW Government’s Energy from Waste Infrastructure Plan as a site where an energy-from-waste facility may be permissible, subject…
Council opens tender process to lease NRLX
25 October 2023 | Council
Richmond Valley Council is moving forward with its decision to lease the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX), with tenders to be called from tomorrow Thursday 26 October 2023.
Council has appointed global real estate experts JLL to manage the tender process independently.
The process will see JLL handle all inquiries, receive tenders from potential lessees,…
Nominate your local hero for the Richmond Valley Australia Day Awards
23 October 2023 | Council
WE ALL know someone who truly makes the Richmond Valley a better place, and now is your opportunity to recognise them as a local hero for a Richmond Valley Australia Day Award.
Nominations are now open for the awards to be presented at Richmond Valley Council’s Australia Day event on 26 January at the Casino…
Council secures multi-million dollar grant to fix NRLX effluent ponds
23 October 2023 | Council
A NSW Government grant worth $5,750,000 will enable Richmond Valley Council to upgrade the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange’s (NRLX) wastewater management system to comply with EPA requirements.
The NRLX’s effluent treatment system consists of two sedimentation lagoons, a facultative pond and an effluent polishing pond.
The sedimentation ponds were damaged during the 2022 flooding events,…
Council receives major funding injection for community projects
13 October 2023 | Council
A $3.5 MILLION suspension bridge across the Richmond River in Casino is one of six projects to get the tick of approval under the 2022 Community Assets Program, which is part of the Community Local Infrastructure Program, which is co-funded by the NSW and Australian governments to support communities impacted by the 2022 Flood events.…
Council votes to progress NRLX lease arrangements
20 September 2023 | Council
IN a bid to ensure cattle sales can resume as soon as possible at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX), Richmond Valley Council unanimously voted to lease the facility for a long-term period at its meeting last night.
In a report prepared by General Manager Vaughan Macdonald, it was recommended Council transitioned out of direct…
Casino Memorial Swimming Pool opening
19 September 2023 | Council
The day we have all been waiting for has arrived – the official opening ceremony of the modernised Casino Memorial Swimming Pool.
Gates open at 9am, Saturday 23 September, with the official opening ceremony scheduled to take place at 10am.
The free family fun day will include activities, food and the unveiling of a dedicated…
VIDEO - Casino Truck Show 2023 Official Video
15 August 2023 | Council
The 2023 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show was a day unlike any, becoming the biggest truck show in the southern hemisphere.
Take a look at the sights of a truly amazing day in this video.
Casino Truck Show smashes records
8 August 2023 | Council
WHAT a way to celebrate your 10th anniversary! With the doubling of entrants, the 2023 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show has claimed the title on the biggest truck show in the southern hemisphere, previously held by TMC Trailers Trucking Industry Show in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The official number of trucks judged was 580, however,…
Franklin Angus claims top gong at All Breeds Sale
2 August 2023 | Council
MORE than 600 people took part in the 25th Casino All Breeds Bull and Female Sale, which saw the top priced bull go under the hammer for $18,000.
The popular annual sale, held at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) on Saturday 29 July, saw $859,450 of livestock sold on the day, at an overall…
VIDEO - Tatham Bridge repair funding as part of new flood funding announcement
28 July 2023 | Council
Mayor Robert Mustow today joined Minister for Emergency Management Senator Murray Watt, who announced 20 new projects across the North Coast worth $100m.
These programs include funding raising the two low-set bridges at Tatham to improve access between Casino and Coraki during flood events, improving town drains at Woodburn and Coraki to minimise property damage…
Casino Truck Show partners with Westpac Rescue Helicopter
26 July 2023 | Council
THIS year’s 10th anniversary North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show will give a special present to one of our communities most crucial organisations.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has been named as the charity partner for the 2023 NCP Casino Truck Show.
Spokesperson for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Zeke Huish said as a local…
VIDEO - Naughtons Gap reconstruction update
20 July 2023 | Council
Watch as Richmond Valley Council Director Projects & Business Development Ben Zeller gives the latest update on the progress of the road reconstruction at Naughtons Gap.
The road was closed after a landslip and was further damaged by the 2022 floods, and Richmond Valley Council has been working with the NSW Government to reconstruct and…
Casino All Breeds Bull and Female Sale to go ahead
8 July 2023 | Council
IN a show of good faith, Richmond Valley Council will issue a one-off operating licence to allow the all-important Casino All Breeds Bull and Female Sale to go ahead at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) on Saturday 29 July.
The All Breeds Sale Committee is made up of Richmond Valley producers, and operates as…
Casino Truck Show online entres now open
5 July 2023 | Council
THE news you have all been waiting for - registrations are now open for the 2023 North Coast Petroleum Casino Truck Show, to be held on Saturday 5 August.
Registration is $30 per truck, including competition entry and parking in the event precinct.
Online registrations go into the draw to win an amazing Engel prize…
EOIs sought for next stage of NRLX growth
22 June 2023 | Council
IN a major effort to beef up sales at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX), agencies from across the State are being encouraged to provide their services at the state-of-the-art facility.
At its meeting on Tuesday, Richmond Valley Council agreed to undertake an ongoing expressions of interest (EOI) process to secure agencies for up to…
Casino forum to discuss inclusive emergency planning
14 June 2023 | Council
RICHMOND Valley residents living with a disability are invited to participate in a Disability Inclusive Emergency Planning Forum in the Casino Community Centre on Monday 26 June.
Getting underway at 9.30am, the forum is being hosted by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with St Vincent de Paul Society, Bushfire Recovery and Community Development Program NSW…
Rappville/Kyogle Cup Day
Sat 20 Apr
Casino Showgrounds
More information coming soon! Keep a look out on facebook.
Casino Country Music Muster
Mon 29 Apr - Sat 4 May
Casino Showgrounds
A five-day Country Music Muster in Casino, Australia's Beef Capital. The below artists will be there to perform! Danny Phegan, Chris Callaghan,  Shelly Jones Band,  The Linelockers, Anita Spring, Allan Caswell, Brian Stitt, Owen Blundell, Darrel Maher, Rosanna Ruddick, Ken "Chainsaw" Lindsay and Lindsay Waddington....
Primex Field Days
Thu 16 May - Sat 18 May
Richmond Valley Event Centre
Join leading agribusinesses where you can meet the largest gathering promoting connection between farmers, business, industry, growers and producers with the best available products and services supporting our regional communities. 16-18 MAY, 2024 Can you Tag / Share any business that could benefit from showcasing...
Casino Beef Week
Sat 18 May - Sun 26 May
Make your way to the Beef Capital of Australia, the picturesque town of Casino NSW, for the Casino Food Co-Op Beef Week Festival May 18th to May 26th 2024, an annual celebration of this iconic Australian industry and the rural way of life. Taking place...
Skate Mate
Sat 22 Jun
Crawford Sqaure
Skate Mate is our annual youth event focused on showcasing local skate, music and arts talent, community organizations and businesses. On the day we will have skate demos/lessons, live music and arts with plenty of activities for the whole family, plus a BBQ and other...
Evans Head Fishing Classic
Fri 5 Jul - Fri 12 Jul
Evans Head RSL
A Catch and Photograph event with a large list of species and loads of random draws.
Casino Truck Show
Sat 3 Aug
Casino CBD
Casino Truck Show is host to the greatest truck show in the Southern Hemisphere. Full of trucks, entertainment, music, education, markets and more! Our environment enables our attendees to experience a show like never before, meet new people, catch up with mates and network with...
Casino Craft Beer Fesitival
Sat 17 Aug
Clydesdale Motel and Steakhouse
Featuring local craft beer companies from across the Northern Rivers raising funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.  
DA2024/0093 – 5/82-94 Barker Street, Casino
Closing Date: 5 March 2024 | Development Applications
The following development application DA2024/0093 is on public exhibition until 5 March 2024 Address: Lot 5 SP 77944 – 5/82-94 Barker Street, Casino New shop front, awning repair and internal ramp Applicant: Evolve Planning Services Pty Ltd Submissions – Any person may make a written...
DA2024/0088 – Lot 23 DP 248990 – 1 Teak Street, Casino & Lot 24 DP 248990 – 22 Short Street, Casino
Closing Date: 6 March 2024 | Development Applications
The following development application DA2024/0088 is on public exhibition until 6 March 2024. Address: Lot 23 DP 248990 – 1 Teak Street, Casino & Lot 24 DP 248990 – 22 Short Street, Casino Change of use from a dwelling to a childcare centre at 1...
DA2024/0096 – 146-152 Johnston St, Casino.
Closing Date: 26 March 2024 | Development Applications
The following development application DA2024/0096 is on public exhibition until 26 March Address: Lots 155-158 DP 834821 – 146-152 Johnston Street, Casino Proposed construction of shop top housing comprising of a ground floor commercial space and four (4) units, group home development comprising of three...

Expressions of interest open for purchase of industrial land at Reynolds Road, Casino

Richmond Valley Council is completing the development of nine industrial zoned lots, ranging in size from 5000m2 to 5ha, located off Reynolds Road, Casino, with the land expected to be available for settlement December 2022.

Expressions of interest are now open.

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