Council Notices

Council Notices

Casino parkrun, Queen Elizabeth Park

9 February 2021

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km walk/run/jog held every Saturday. It's open to all ages and abilities, four years and up. Queen Elizabeth park, Hartley St Casino Saturdays, 6.45am Please register before your first visit -  

Public holiday closure of waste facilities

2 June 2021

Please be aware the Nammoona Waste and Resource Recovery Facility and the Evans Head Transfer Station will be closed on Monday 14 June due to the Queen's Birthday public holiday. Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Expressions of interest sought for Casino Showground Precinct Design

8 April 2021

Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably capable contractors with recent relevant experience in delivering projects of similar scope and significance, for the design of the Casino Showground Precinct Upgrade The Casino Showground Precinct Upgrade will support the revitalisation of this important facility of...

Naughtons Gap Road closed due to landslip

25 March 2021

Naughtons Gap Road will be closed for some time following geotechnical testing on the storm-damaged section between Stones Road and Rambaldinis Road. An initial inspection by Council crews showed significant damage, which was supported by a Civil Consult engineer who identified quite a large slip...

Boundary Creek access closed to recreational four-wheel driving

25 March 2021

To assist with the closure of South Ballina Beach, Richmond Valley Council will close the Boundary Creek access point to Broadwater Beach. Recreational four-wheel drivers can still access a 4.6km stretch of Airforce Beach below the high-tide mark north to the coffee rock. Motorists are...

Applications for Heritage Grants now open

24 March 2021

Applications for small grants under the 2021-2022 Local Heritage Grants Scheme are being accepted for projects to undertake maintenance and repairs to heritage listed items in the Richmond Valley Council area. Council has $25,000 to award in heritage grants, on a matching dollar-for-dollar basis with...

Council seeks public input on reclassification of Casino land

10 March 2021

Council is undertaking public consultation on the reclassifying of the five smaller parks listed below: RSM Park Dan Phelan Park Sunnyside Park Melaleuca Park Russell Park. There are multiple steps along the way to ensure the community has its voice heard, including two phases of...

Public Notice – Classification of Public Land

10 August 2020

In accordance with the requirements of Section 34 of the Local Government Act 1993, public notice of a proposed resolution to classify the following land as ‘operational land’ is hereby given: Land to be classified: Lot 2 Section 5 DP 758869 being 3 Lyons Street...

New land valuations for the Richmond Valley

23 April 2020

The NSW Valuer-General will soon be releasing a Notice of Valuation to Richmond Valley landowners informing them of the current value of their unimproved land. The Valuer-General is responsible for overseeing the valuation of land in NSW, and revaluations on land are conducted every three...

Roadworks and Road Closures

31 January 2019

All road closures for Richmond Valley Council and other Northern Rivers councils are compiled on MyRoadinfo Regional Road Information - a centralised information service. MyRoadInfo is the easy way to use maps to plan your route around roadworks and hazards. To get the most up-to-date...

Storm and Bushfire Season

31 July 2018

Are you prepared for storms and bushfires this season? Stormsafe Storms can happen anywhere and at any time of the year. Are you stormsafe ready? There are a number of small and simple things you can do to prepare for this coming season. These include:...

Business Parking in Casino’s CBD

20 June 2018

Business owners in the CBD are encouraged to remind employees they should use on-site staff car parking where available and not use time-restricted street car spaces. Inappropriate use of street car parking can disadvantage both customers and the public in general. The co-operation of business owners...

Casino Visitor Information Centre

4 May 2018

Residents, visitors and tourist operators are welcome to Richmond Valley tourism information, available seven days a week - 9am to 4pm Mon to Fri, and 9am to 1pm Sat and Sun, from the Casino Visitor Information Centre, now located at the refurbished Casino Drill Hall...

Disabled Parking in Casino CBD

3 May 2018

Disabled parking bays in the Casino CBD are located at the following points: One in Graham Place, outside the Casino Library Three in Aldi Supermarket’s car park Four in Casino Plaza Shopping Centre car park Four in Casino RSM Shopping Centre Two in Walker Street (in front of Crazy Clark's) One in Barker Street...

Financial Hardship Policy

2 May 2018

Council has adopted a financial hardship policy to provide financial assistance to those ratepayers who are suffering genuine financial hardship with the payment of rates and/or charges. Options available to Council are as follows: Interest not being charged on arrears for a set period of time....

Evans Head alcohol-free areas

2 May 2018

Residents and visitors to Evans Head are reminded that some areas within the township are either alcohol-free zones or alcohol-prohibited areas during certain hours. Please be advised the following streets are alcohol-free zones during all hours on all days of the week: Park Street from Oak...

Fire Control

1 May 2018

Residents are reminded of their responsibility to obtain a permit from the Officer in Charge prior to the lighting of fires of any type (except constructed wood or gas barbecues) during the period 1 September to 31 March of each year, unless otherwise varied, from...

Gopher & Motor Scooter Use on Footpaths

29 April 2018

Richmond Valley Council wishes to remind all residents that gophers and/or motor scooters are allowed for use on footpaths, however, for all footpath users' convenience and safety, the following rules should be observed: gophers must travel at a maximum 10km per hour only and should...

Noise Restriction Hours

28 April 2018

Council would like to remind residents of time restrictions relating to residential areas and uses. Items such as power tools and equipment, chain saws, lawn mowers, heat pumps, swimming pool or spa pumps, should not be used if they can be heard in the adjoining...

Next Council Meetings, Dates & Times

28 April 2018

Be involved in shaping the Richmond Valley by attending Council meetings. Business papers for all meetings are available from the Council Meetings page of this website.

Swimming Pool Compliance

20 April 2018

Council wishes to remind all swimming pool owners of their responsibilities under the Swimming Pool Act 1992. Any body of water which is greater than 300mm in depth used for human aquatic purposes is considered a swimming pool. Many of the temporary inflatable swimming pools currently...


19 April 2018

Richmond Valley Council is experiencing vandalism and breaking and entering to the buildings and properties under its control. The cost to the community for equipment replacement, cleaning and repairs has risen dramatically in recent years. The community can assist Council in preventing these crimes by...

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