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Free camping resumes at Casino Showground

24 April 2024

IN a boost for tourism, Richmond Valley Council will be reopening the free camping site at the Casino Showground and Racecourse to cater for owners of fully self-contained vehicles who prefer not to stay in established parks. From Monday 6 May, travellers can make bookings...

VIDEO - Work starts on $15.8m Naughtons Gap Road Rebuild

11 March 2024

Construction is about to start on Richmond Valley Council’s $15.8 million Naughtons Gap Road resilience project at Naughton’s Gap, north-east of Casino, providing better access for locals after a series of severe weather events. The road has been closed since March 2021 due to the...

Discover hidden gems with launch of latest Visitor Guide

26 February 2024

The latest edition of the Discover Richmond Valley Visitor Guide, containing information on everything from festivals and events, interesting places to visit, spectacular national parks, reserves, rivers and beaches, exciting adventure activities, to places to stay, eat, shop, is making its way to visitor information...

Construction starts on new culvert system for Dairy Flat

15 February 2024

CONSTRUCTION has started on a new culvert system at Dairy Flat to improve road access between Coraki and Woodburn, particularly for Bungawalbin, Coraki and Woodburn residents. The $4.2 million project was funded by the Australian Government through the Emergency Response Fund under the Northern Rivers...

NRLX under new management

22 December 2023

FOLLOWING a thorough independent evaluation of leasing proposals for the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) by renowned agribusiness leader JLL, Richmond Valley Council is pleased to announce Outcross Agri-Services Pty Ltd will take over the facility’s management for the next five years, with an option...

Popular Aussie artists to headline new Richmond Valley event

22 December 2023

RICHMOND Valley residents and visitors are being urged to brace themselves for two days of unparalleled entertainment next month as Richmond Valley Council presents the Festival of the Waters. Council is thrilled to announce the headline acts for this highly anticipated event are Brooke McClymont...

Festival of Small Halls heading to Whiporie

19 December 2023

RICHMOND Valley residents will get the opportunity to embrace the magic of live music and celebrate the beauty of small communities as Australia’s largest regional music tour makes its way to Whiporie next month. Supported by Richmond Valley Council and getting underway at 6.30pm on...

NRLX lease negotiations to begin with preferred entities

11 December 2023

FOLLOWING tonight’s extraordinary meeting, Richmond Valley Council has authorised General Manager Vaughan Macdonald, in liaison with JLL Agribusiness, to enter direct negotiations with the preferred entities for the lease of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange to get the best outcome for the community. Council received...

VIDEO - Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment update

7 December 2023

Work continues on the Casino Showground and Racecourse redevelopment project, which will bring new life and excitement to the heart of Casino. The project, which is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments through the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, aims to stimulate economic...

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