Council seeking tourism advisory group members

RICHMOND Valley Council is looking for business and community members to join a new Discover Richmond Valley Tourism Advisory Committee.

The Tourism Advisory Committee will be a vital link connecting local businesses and community organisations with Council and the wider tourism network of the Northern Rivers region.

Using the Richmond Valley Destination Management Plan 2021-2025 as a base, Committee members will provide strategic insight with regard to the improvement of Council’s tourism plans, as well as liaising with community groups and businesses to identify initiatives to enhance the Richmond Valley visitor experience.

The Committee will consist of six skills-based industry representatives and Tourism staff. The Mayor and councillors will be invited to meetings, as well as other Council staff. The Committee will meet four times a year.

Applicants seeking nomination to the committee should be able to demonstrate the following selection criteria:

• Reside and/or work within the Richmond Valley local government area.
• Have experience with and understanding of the tourism industry.
• Are interested to further advance tourism within the Richmond Valley.
• Be able to work as part of a team.

Successful applications will be appointed for two years, starting 1 July 2023.

Business and community members who would like to join the Discover Richmond Valley Tourism Advisory Committee can nominate via an online form at

Nominations close 5pm, Friday 20 May.

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