Clean up begins for flood-affected residents

7 March 2022 Read More >

NOW that floodwaters have started to recede across the Richmond Valley, Council will continue to work closely with local flood-affected communities and government agencies to provide the support needed for clean up and rebuilding, as services now move towards a recovery phase. A coordinated clean-up...

Australia Day award winners

1 February 2022 Read More >

Congratulations to our Richmond Valley Australia Day Award Winners. Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards. They inspire us through their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribution to creating a better...

Richmond Valley Council Australia Day Award Nominees

25 January 2022 Read More >

THE nominees for the 2022 Richmond Valley Council Australia Day Awards have been named ahead of the community celebrations on Wednesday 26 January. Each year we have the opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contributions of our region's finest - those who lead by example...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The last days of John Lennon

21 January 2022 Read More >

  The last days of John Lennon : the assassination that changed a generation by James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge [eAudiobook version read by Matthew Wolf and K.C. Clyde]   Reserve the physical book here. Reserve the eAudiobook here.   I listened...

RVC crowned Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia

20 January 2022 Read More >

CASINO is officially home to Australia's best tap water with Richmond Valley Council today taking out top honours in the Ixom 2021 Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia competition. Representing NSW, Council beat out Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia and Tasmania and will now...

Deputy Mayor elected at new council’s first meeting

20 January 2022 Read More >

COUNCILLOR Steve Morrissey was elected deputy mayor at the first extraordinary meeting of Richmond Valley Council on Tuesday, as two new councillors were welcomed by Mayor Robert Mustow. The newly-minted Council elected Cr Morrissey unopposed to the position for 12 months. This will be the...

Development application refused for New Italy service centre

19 January 2022 Read More >

FOLLOWING a comprehensive and exhaustive assessment process, the proposal for a highway service centre at New Italy has been refused by Richmond Valley Council’s Development Assessment Panel. The proposal required consent of Transport for NSW to create a new access for the proposed highway service...

Book review by Gary Ellem – The madness locker

19 January 2022 Read More >

  The madness locker by Eddie Russell   Reserve this book now.   This book came to my attention when new title notifications was emailed to me. If you would like more information on how this can be set up for you please contact the...

Evans Head set to host Australia Day spectacular

17 January 2022 Read More >

PREPARATIONS are underway for a full program of family-friendly events at Evans Head on Australia Day, Wednesday 26 January. As in past years, a community committee was formed to host the day on behalf of Richmond Valley Council as the official Australia Day celebrations. The...