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Exciting upgrades for Razorback Lookout and Casino Drill Hall precinct

December 18, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council will commit a $1.285 million funding boost from the Australian Government to upgrade two prised landmarks in Evans Head and Casino. Council initially received an allocation of $1,002,214 through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure program to spend on priority projects. As...

Council trials small free camp at Casino Showground

December 7, 2020

IN a boost for  tourism, Richmond Valley Council is trialling a small free camp at the Casino Showground to cater for owners of fully self-contained vehicles who prefer not to stay in established parks. Known as “freedom campers”, the self-sufficient travellers use caravans, motor homes,...

Blue-green algae warning in Casino’s Richmond River

December 2, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council has increased its water treatment processes and issued a warning to recreational users, after blue-green algae was detected in the Richmond River near Jabour Weir this week. Council’s General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said hot, dry conditions had contributed to the problem. “The...

Council’s Annual Report details highs and lows

November 17, 2020

Richmond Valley Council has bookended a historically challenging year in the Valley with the release of Council’s Annual Report for the 2019-2020 financial year. As a key point of accountability between Council and its community, the annual report summarises Council’s financial performance and progress in...

New campaign inspires travellers to explore the Richmond Valley

November 13, 2020

LOCAL businesses and tourism providers across the Richmond Valley will receive a much-needed boost, with a new Discover Richmond Valley television advertisement airing this Sunday, 15 November, on PRIME7 and NBN. The ad, which will feature across the Gold Coast and Lismore viewing regions, is...

New funding a game changer for Richmond Valley economy

November 4, 2020

MORE than $21 million will flow to the Richmond Valley local government area to encourage new business and boost economic growth. Richmond Valley Council has been successful in obtaining $21,169,000 from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Australian governments, to...

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