The Richmond Valley is a great place to live, work and play. Our community is supportive of economic development. It’s also a fertile place for agriculture, manufacturing and other innovative industries. If you have a new business or investment idea, come have a chat with us. We are the place to live and do business in the Northern Rivers.

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Economic Development

Richmond Valley Council has a proud history of strong advocacy for local business, and as an entrepreneurial council, is keen to continue to promote and encourage new and existing enterprises.

Doing Business in the Richmond Valley

The Richmond Valley has untapped potential and we want to share it with you! The Valley is an enviable destination to live, work, learn, visit and play. It’s also the perfect place to invest and do business.

Our Economy

The Richmond Valley is home to primary agricultural industries and food manufacturing including beef production, dairy products, sugar processing, grain, fruits, vegetables, tea tree, timber and the fishing industry.


The best therapy is taking a break … in a beautiful place.

Come on, experience it … discover the Richmond Valley … you won’t be sorry!

Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange

The Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, commonly known as the Casino saleyards, is the regional selling facility for the Northern Rivers and provides weekly business opportunities for the local industry.

Key Contacts

Our economic development team can help with business development, investment or relocation, across the Richmond Valley.

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