Shop local and support growth and jobs
December 10, 2019 | Business
With the Christmas shopping season in full swing, Richmond Valley residents are encouraged to invest their festive dollars wisely by shopping local as much as possible. Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow said shopping at local retailers paid great dividends for local communities. Cr Mustow...
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,...
Rappville clean ups to get underway
November 8, 2019 | Council
RICHMOND Valley Council has been working closely with bushfire-affected communities and government agencies to provide recovery support in the wake of the Busbys Flat Road bushfire, which burned more than 48,000ha, destroyed 42 homes and 95 dwellings, and damaged a further 57 structures. Several facilities...
Council consults on Razorback Lookout master plan
November 8, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council is seeking the community’s views on the future of Evans Head’s Razorback Lookout, on Ocean Drive, with the release of a draft master plan for the site. Sitting 45 metres above sea level and offering commanding northern views across the township of...
Early Christmas present for Evans Head with revitalisation of Main Beach foreshore
November 1, 2019 | Council
THE revitalisation of one of Evans Head’s most popular recreational precincts is underway, with the renewal of the Main Beach foreshore in front of the Evans Head-Casino Surf Life Saving Club. The $185,000 project will deliver a raft of modern improvements to the high traffic...
Evans Head Community Carols
Dec-11 - Dec-11 | Evans Head Surf Club
The Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre proudly presents the Evans Head Community Carols 2019. Bring along your chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of community and local entertainment. All activities are brought to you by the generous donations from sponsors and dedicated volunteers,.
The Great Eastern Fly-In
Jan-11 - Jan-12 | Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
Welcome to the 2020 Great Eastern Fly-In, celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the WW11 RAAF Station Evans Head with flying fun for everyone and so much more! Lots of planes, air displays, aerobatics, joy flights and lots of things to see and do.  Give a gift...
Richmond Valley Australia Day Celebrations
Jan-26 - Jan-26 | 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...
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...
Feedback sought on Draft Financial Hardship – Natural Disaster Policy
Closing Date: 16/12/2019 | Plans
In the wake of the recent devastating bushfires, Richmond Valley Council has developed a new draft policy to help alleviate financial hardship which can result following a natural disaster. The draft Financial Hardship - Natural Disaster Policy proposes to grant financial relief by deferring the...
2018-2019 Financial Statements now on public exhibition
Closing Date: 30/12/2019 | Reports and Statements
In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993 Richmond Valley Council advises that the Ordinary Meeting to be held on Tuesday 19 November 2019 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and Auditor’s Reports for the financial year ending...
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
Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: September 17, 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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