Independent tribunal approves full special rate variation
May 14, 2019 | Council
LOCAL roads, community infrastructure and recreational facilities have been given the go ahead to receive vital renewal funding following the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) approval of Richmond Valley Council’s application to increase the general rate above the rate peg. Council applied to IPART...
Council backs 12-month freeze on NRLX fee increases
April 17, 2019 | Council
AS our agricultural sector recovers from a severe drought, Richmond Valley Council has taken the initiative to freeze agent and seller sale fees at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) in the 2019-2020 financial year. Council voted unanimously for the measure at its 17 April...
Casino water restrictions to ease
April 9, 2019 | Council
Water restrictions for Casino residents who receive a town water supply will be eased back to level one from Wednesday 9 April, after much-needed rainfall last month. A total of 220mm of rain fell in March, which helped replenish the Richmond River. Level one water...
Medicinal cannabis facility still in the picture
March 5, 2019 | Business
RICHMOND Valley Council and Australian-owned SANA Nutraceuticals are working hard to establish a medicinal cannabis facility in the area, with Council having a memorandum of understanding with SANA Founder and CEO Michael Horsfall. Mr Horsfall said following an amicable split from Canadian companies Agraflora Organics...
Life jackets mandatory while rock fishing in Evans Head
March 5, 2019 | Community
WEARING a lifejacket is now mandatory while rock fishing in and around Evans Head. The Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016 was introduced to NSW Parliament following a coronial inquest into rock fishing-related deaths which found safety advice and education had not reduced the numbers of...
Calling for visitor information centre volunteers
March 1, 2019 | Council
ONCE the newly built visitor information centres open their doors in Casino and Woodburn, volunteers will be needed. Anyone interested should have a passion for the Richmond Valley and Northern Rivers. Volunteering is a great way to share local knowledge, which helps visitors and residents...
Opportunities aplenty from NSW Government funding
February 5, 2019 | Council
Food lovers and basketballers are the winners from the latest two NSW Government grants to come Richmond Valley Council’s way. Council was successful under the Youth Opportunities program to stage a youth-driven community event at the Casino Showground in September, and also received financial assistance...
Congratulations to Richmond Valley’s Australia Day award recipients
February 1, 2019 | Community
2019 Australia Day Awards - Rappville, 26 January Award Recipients CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Betty Doyle, Evans Head Betty was nominated for her outstanding voluntary work in various organisations that has assisted the growth and development of her home town of Evans Head for a...
Special Rate Variation – planning for our Future together
January 31, 2019 | Council
Council is facing the challenge of balancing community expectations with future financial sustainability and we need your help to make some important decisions. Like many other NSW councils, our roads, footpaths, drainage and other community assets require ongoing maintenance and upgrades to ensure they meet the level of service expected...
Red alert for blue-green algae in Casino’s Richmond River
January 24, 2019 | Council
A RED alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae in the Richmond River at Jabour Weir Casino and upstream has been issued, with a warning for locals not to come into contact with the water. The alert indicates the water of the Richmond River at Casino...
Free community education course – ‘What to do until the ambulance arrives’
Apr-6 - Aug-12
First Aid and CPR sessions are being delivered free to the community through a partnership between Council and International Paramedic College. “What to do until the Ambulance Arrives” is a three hour free public education session developed by the International Paramedic College which runs through a...
NCMC Casino Beef Week
May-18 - May-28 | Locked Bag 10
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...
Casino Drags
May-26 - May-26 | Casino Aerodrome
It's a bird, it's a plane.... no, it's a dragster! Northern Rivers Drag Racing is holding their second meet for 2019. Nominations at gate from 7am, racing from 10am. The Casino Aerodrome will be closed to air traffic from 12 noon Saturday 25 May until...
Woodburn Makers Market
Jun-23 - Jun-23 | Woodburn Memorial Hall
Come along to the Wooburn Memorial Hall for a community market. Follow Woodburn Memorial Hall on facebook for more details.
NAIDOC Week Celebrations
Jul-7 - Jul-14 | Across the Richmond Valley
The Richmond Valley come alive for NAIDOC Week celebrations in July. Stay tuned here as details are released. Join in as we march on the streets in Casino and Coraki and host event in Casino Coraki and Evans Head. The theme for 2019 is Voice...
Evans Head Fishing Classic
Jul-13 - Jul-19 | Evans Head
The Evans Head Fishing Classic is back again in 2019. Moving to a six day format this year, the flagship fishing tournament will be run in the NSW school holidays. Grab the kids and book your accommodation now for a fun filled family activity with...
Harnessing Heritage Horsepower Weekend
Jul-20 - Jul-21 | Casino Showgrounds
The heavy horses are back and joining a great line up of vintage horsepower machinery from days gone by. See the clydesdales go through there paves and the vintage cars, trucks, tractors, machinery, with tractor games, tractor pull, stationary engines, heavy horse events and demonstrations,...
DA2019/0219 – New dwelling, 50 Currajong Street Evans Head
Closing Date: June 17, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0219 Mr J & Mrs V Allsopp 50 Currajong Street, Evans Head                       Lot 5 DP1248978 Dwelling 30 Days from 23 May to 17 June 2019 The development...
DA2019/0229 – Extension to awning for industrial building, roof over vehicle inspection pit and tyre retaining wall
Closing Date: June 14, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0229 GM Project Development and Management Lot 95 DP 755631 – 2 Richmond Terrace, Coraki Extension to awning for industrial building, roof over vehicle inspection pit and tyre retaining wall 30 Days from 16 May to 14 June...
DA2019/0225 – New dwelling, 68 Currajong Street, Evans Head
Closing Date: June 14, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0225 Mr E & Mrs L Duck Lot 14 DP 1248978 – 68 Currajong Street, Evans Head Dwelling 30 days from 16 May to 14 June 2019 The development application, and other associated documents may be viewed or...
DA2019/0223 – Boundary adjustment and additions to Casino Medical Centre
Closing Date: May 23, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0223 Newton Denny Chapelle 141 & 143 Canterbury Street Casino Boundary adjustment and additions to Casino Medical Centre at 141 & 143 Canterbury St Casino, including demolition and car parking. 8 May to 23 May 2019 The development...
DA2019/0220 – New 3 bedroom attached duplex
Closing Date: June 6, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0220 Hayes Building Consultancy 58 Currajong Street Evans Head New single level attached three bedroom duplex 8 May 2019 to 6 June 2019 The development application, and other associated documents may be viewed or downloaded by clicking the...
Draft Model Code of Meeting Practice
Closing Date: June 12, 2019 | Other
Richmond Valley Council is seeking community feedback on its Draft Model Code of Meeting Practice. The draft code contains mandatory provisions as well as a number of non-mandatory and supplementary provisions. The draft code is available at Council’s offices in Casino and Evans Head, or...
DA 2019/0207 – New single level duplex
Closing Date: May 21, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0207 Hayes Building Consultancy 54 Currajong Street Evans Head New single level attached brick veneer duplex building located on a raft concrete slab with a concrete tiled roof and associated works 17 Apr to 21 May 2019 The...
Special Rate Variation – planning for our future together
Council is seeking the community's feedback to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a special rate variation. As things currently stand, Council’s revenue is regulated under rate pegging. IPART sets a rate peg which limits the amount by which councils can increase their rate revenue...
Tuesday 21 May – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: May 21, 2019
Tuesday 16 April 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: April 16, 2019
An ordinary meeting of Council was held on Tuesday 21 May 2019.
Thursday 28 March – Extraordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: March 28, 2019
An extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Thursday 28 March commencing 4pm at the Council Chambers, 10 Graham Place, Casino. The meeting is to consider the Living Museum Relocation...

Restoring a degraded patch of road

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