Council Notices

Council Notices

Richmond Valley Anzac Day Services 2023

17 April 2023

Broadwater: Dawn Service. Assemble at 5.30am at the Broadwater Community Hall for a community service and breakfast. Casino: Dawn Service - Assemble at 5.15am on Canterbury Street at the Casino RSM Club. March to Mafeking Lamp for service at 5.30am. Day Service - Assemble at...

Join the Lift Project – Richmond Valley

5 September 2022

Richmond Valley residents are invited to take part in The Lift Project - a wellbeing adventure that will help you live a happier life. Richmond Valley Council has partnered with The Lift Project to provide tools and tips to support the mental health and wellbeing...

Driving in school zones – free poster

13 July 2022

Children are small, harder to see, behave unpredictably and are vulnerable. They need you to take extra care when driving and parking around school zones. Observe No Parking signs: You have two minutes to drop-off or pick up. You must stay within three metres of...

Casino parkrun, Queen Elizabeth Park

22 September 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 -

NSW Valuer General Notice Of Valuations

4 May 2023

Most homeowners in the area should have received their Notice of Valuation as at 1 July 2022 from the NSW Valuer General. The valuation helps to determine your rates for 1 July 2023 and onwards, as well as land tax if the property is an...

Next Council Meetings, Dates and Times

15 February 2023

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.

Managing Richmond Valley Waste

11 October 2022

North Coast councils have been exploring opportunities for an alternative waste treatment facility for the past five years. Local and regional landfills are approaching capacity. Increasing challenges include managing leachate and carbon emissions from landfill, as well as rising costs. Around 40 percent of North...

Roadworks and Road Closures

20 May 2022

Live Traffic NSW now displays local road information from Council's data feeds. The Live Traffic NSW system is designed to support the high traffic load during extreme weather events. This will ensure the system will continue to run smoothly during emergencies. For the latest traffic...

Naughtons Gap Road closed due to landslip

13 October 2021

*** UPDATE *** Regretfully, Naughtons Gap Road will remain closed until next year, while Ballina-based engineering consultants Civil Consult carry out further geotechnical studies to inform the design work, which is also now underway. This additional monitoring is necessary to ensure the final slope stabilisation...

New Richmond River Coastal Management Program is underway

28 June 2021

The Richmond River estuary and catchment is highly valued by the community and previously supported a productive network of natural ecosystems, rich biodiversity, and a range of human land uses and activities. Over time these interactions have had a negative impact on the health of our...

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...

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...

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, 8.30am to 4.30pm Mon to Fri, and 9am to 1pm Sat and Sun, from the Casino Visitor Information Centre, now located at the refurbished Casino Drill Hall site...

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...

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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