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...
Level three water restrictions for Casino and surrounds
February 11, 2019 | Council
With persistent drought conditions and falling river levels, level three water restrictions have been imposed from Wednesday, 13 February, on residents and businesses who receive a town water supply in Casino and surrounds. Despite recent rainfall, the western half of the Richmond Valley local government...
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...
Council featured in women and leadership report
January 15, 2019 | Council
Richmond Valley Council's innovative efforts to deliver support and opportunities for women in the workplace have been recognised, with Council featuring in Women & Leadership Australia's annual report, The 101st Day. Women & Leadership Australia is a national initiative committed to supporting the presence of...
Funding available for Richmond Valley events
December 20, 2018 | Council
ORGANISERS of events held between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 can now apply for Richmond Valley Council funding aimed at driving visitor numbers and showcasing the authentic and beautiful Richmond Valley. Applications for the Richmond Valley Event Funding Scheme are now open to...
$255,000 funding boost for Richmond Valley arts and cultural projects
December 17, 2018 | Council
Two arts and cultural projects in the Richmond Valley are winners under the latest round of the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government’s Regional Cultural Fund sharing in nearly $255,000 in funding, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced. Casino’s popular 80-year old Art Deco Civic...
Free community education course – ‘What to do until the ambulance arrives’
Mar-11 - 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...
Rappville/Kyogle/Club Evans RSL Cup Race Day
Mar-23 - Mar-23 | 10095 Summerland Way
Enjoy all the action with the Casino Race Club! Six race card featuring the Rappville Cup, Brett Harley Building Kyogle Cup and Club Evans RSL Cup. Full TAB facilities, bar and food outlets. For more information visit
Casino Drags
Mar-31 - Mar-31 | Casino Aerodrome
Airstrips aren't for aeroplanes... they are for Drag Racing! Northern Rivers Drag Racing holds their first meet for 2019. Nominations at gate from 7am, racing from 10am.
Youth Week Activities
Apr-10 - Apr-18 | Across the Richmond Valley
Stay tuned for a great line up of youth focussed activities to occur in the Richmond Valley. Activities will include circus workshops, skateboarding and yoga to name a few. More information will provided here once the program is finalised. For more information about Youth Week,...
Anzac Day
Apr-25 - Apr-25 | Across the Richmond Valley
Anzac Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who have fought and died for their country, and is marked annually on the anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. The Richmond Valley is...
Crankfest Youth Festival
Apr-27 - Apr-27 | Main Beach Car Park Evans Head
Saturday 27 April, Main Beach Car Park, Evans Head Crankfest is a celebration of youth culture, arts, music and dance with market stalls, a skate jam and a surf comp thrown in. Celebrate the talented youth in the Richmond Valley and enjoy a day focussed...
DA2019/0189 – Alterations and Additions to Existing Aged Care Facility (Richmond Lodge)
Closing Date: March 27, 2019 | Development Applications
DA No. Applicant Location Description Exhibition Period DA2019/0189 Ardill Payne and Partners Lots 2 &3 DP 513963, Lot 1 DP 328972 and Lot 150 DP 1002671 – 63 & 65-67 Barker Street & 8 Small Street, Casino Alterations and Additions to Existing Aged Care Facility...
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 19 March 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: March 19, 2019
The next ordinary meeting of Council will be held Tuesday 19 March.
Tuesday 19 February 2019 – Reserve Trust
Meeting Date: February 19, 2019
Council held a Reserve Trust meeting on Tuesday 19 February.
Tuesday 19 February 2019 – Ordinary Meeting
Meeting Date: February 19, 2019
An ordinary meeting of Council was held on Tuesday 19 February.

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