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Rappville clean ups to get underway

November 8, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council has been working closely with bushfire-affected communities and government agencies to provide recovery support in the wake of the Busbys Flat Road bushfire, which burned more than 48,000ha, destroyed 42 homes and 95 dwellings, and damaged a further 57 structures. Several facilities...

Council consults on Razorback Lookout master plan

November 8, 2019

Richmond Valley Council is seeking the community’s views on the future of Evans Head’s Razorback Lookout, on Ocean Drive, with the release of a draft master plan for the site. Sitting 45 metres above sea level and offering commanding northern views across the township of...

Official opening of upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park

October 28, 2019

WOODBURN has a landmark attraction for locals and visitors alike with the opening of the first stage of the upgraded Woodburn Riverside Park on Monday 28 October. Jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments and Richmond Valley Council, the $2.2 million project features a...

Council shows solid improvements in key performance measures

October 23, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council has achieved several strong results in its 2018-2019 financial report, with the organisation exceeding a number of key industry benchmarks set by the NSW Office of Local Government. The draft 2018-2019 financial report, considered by councillors at last night’s meeting, includes notable...

Clean up begins for fire-affected residents

October 16, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council will work closely with local bushfire-affected communities and government agencies to provide the support needed for clean up and rebuilding, as services move towards a recovery phase. The Busbys Flat fire, which burned 47,790ha, destroying 44 homes and damaging nine more, is...

Bush fire disaster recovery resources

October 14, 2019

A wide range of support services are available in response to the recent bush fire disaster in the Richmond Valley. Go to our main resources page here to view all the bush fire support latest information.  The NSW Office of Emergency Management coordinates the various...

Council receives revised Iron Gates proposal

October 2, 2019

A REVISED proposal for the subdivision of land at Iron Gates Drive, Evans Head, from three lots into 175 residential lots, three residue lots, four public reserves, a drainage reserve and a sewer pump station will be publicly exhibited from today for community feedback. The...

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