Ideas Output

Ideas Output

Title:Where is the Evans Head Airport Master Plan?


Details: There was a Master Plan for housing, jobs & reactivating the airport, where has that gone? A big employer! There was a big hotel and pub, prime tourist draw cards !. Jobs-Dwellings-Jobs we need it.

Likes: 0

Title:Things we very need

Name:Bijou Eloise Blore-jones

Details: Coles in evans and pls put train station

Likes: 0

Title:Train/tram station and Uber eats


Details: Need a train/tram station and need a woolies or coles instead of IGA and Spar. NEED Uber eats.

Likes: 0

Title:Dog Park / enclosed off leash area for dogs


Details: we don't have many safe areas for dogs to stay off leash for a bit and if we do it's dangerous because it's not enclosed and near a road where your dog could get run over

Likes: 1

Title:Richmond Terrace roadside drainage, Coraki


Details: Repair the drain running on the shop and residence side of Richmond Terrace. It currently does not drain well due to being an inconsistent level.

Likes: 2

Title:Walking path linking Richmond Terrace, Belmore St, QED and Adams St, Coraki


Details: Install a designated tree lined footpath connecting these streets. Provides river views, additional trees/nesting sites for wetland birds, creates 3 km walking loop, encourages people to be active

Likes: 2

Title:Broadwater river access


Details: Broadwater needs a cleared area along the river bank to allow visitors & locals to🐟, launch🛶 & have a dip on a sandy riverbank, BBQ & 🚻facility's so family's can enjoy a day at our❤️river in Broady

Likes: 11

Title:Footpaths in Coraki


Details: Footpaths in the Coraki streets that currently do not have any. Increases safety of everyone - footpath users are not sharing roads with cars, cars do not have to avoid people on the roads.

Likes: 2


Name:Steve Posselt

Details: We need communities and the opportunity to live flood free if we want to. The Swan Bay subdivision is such a waste of land with 2 acre lots. What about villages in places like that?

Likes: 0

Title:Walkway and bikeway Mangrove Street , Evans Head


Details: Create a walkway and bikeway the full length of Mangrove Street. This would allow the public and visitors to enjoy our natural mangroves.

Likes: 3

Title:Bike paths from Kalimna to Chinamans


Details: A designated path from Kalimna to Chinaman's Beach .

Likes: 3

Title:Dog activity park in Coraki


Details: We need a fenced dog park that has activities for dogs, like agility and obstacle games and simple training equipment and dog splash pool.

Likes: 4

Title:Better security for Coraki to make our town safe again

Name:Karen M

Details: Coraki needs more security measures like cameras, security lights, police presence, counciling and activities for children/teens

Likes: 5

Title:All day parking


Details: All day parking on Woodburn street in evans head

Likes: 2



Details: Planting of shade trees in streets and parklands playgrounds etc

Likes: 5

Title:More public seating in Coraki

Name:Michele Yates

Details: Coraki needs more benches and tables and other seating through the town for our elderly residents and visitors.

Likes: 4

Title:Broadwater community

Name:Barry Bryant

Details: Broadwater is the only community along this part of the Richmond River that does not have a river front park with a jetty and safe boat ramp. This proposed park could have toilets and showers.

Likes: 18

Title:Solar powered, sensor driven pathway/cycle-way lighting


Details: To increase the usability / sense of safety, and discourage anti-social / possibly illegal activity, install this lighting along the existing pathway that runs along the river at Coraki .

Likes: 7

Title:Bike / walking pathway between Evans Head and Casino


Details: Build a bike/walking pathway from Evans Head to Casino. Creates a link between the coast and the Northern Rivers Rail Trail, attracting more tourists and commercial activity to the area.

Likes: 7

Title:Nursing home in Evans Head

Name:Sam Green

Details: A Nursing Home would be awesome in Evans head not just for the elderly but for their families as well. This would secure many employment opportunities in town and potentially free up some housing.

Likes: 5

Title:Bike/walking track linking Coraki to Evans Head


Details: A bike/walking track linking Coraki to Woodburn to Evans Head to connect up with the existing path from Evans Head to Doonbah.

Likes: 13

Title:Free overnight camping facilities in Coraki

Name:Aaron Wilkes

Details: Coraki should get a free camping space for people who just want to stay for 1 night.

Likes: 7

Title:Activities for all

Name:Brenda Jones

Details: Coraki won the healthy towns challenge several years ago. With some of the money won,an architect drew up a plan and given to council. Please refer to this again. It was for Mackenzie park I believe.

Likes: 2

Title:Mobility Access

Name:Paula Starkey

Details: Provision of Wheelchair / Walker / Mobility Scooter access to and from Coraki Campbell HealthOne and BaptistCare Mid-Richmond Aged Care Facility. Roads are currently shared with motor vehicles

Likes: 10

Title:Improve infastructure

Name:Roger Wilton

Details: Improve existing infastructure,clean out the flood mitigation drain running parallel to Spring Street in Coraki and build ip a levee type bank along it. With the removed soil rather than transporti

Likes: 1


Name:Dianne Smith

Details: Woodburn seems to be thriving but we desperately need a service station and supermarket. Petrol prices and lack of transport makes it hard for a lot of people to travel elsewhere for these services.

Likes: 7


Name:christine dean

Details: urgent upgrade and more of street lighting in all streets in Coraki

Likes: 11

Title:Clean & Tidy


Details: More bins on Richmond Terrace on the shop side!

Likes: 6

Title:Very much a necessity

Name:Michelle sawatzki

Details: Woodburn desperately needs the service station and supermarket to reopen. Woodburn residents need the convenience of not having to drive out of their town to get basic items. We also need a doctor

Likes: 6



Details: The rich history of the whole Rileys Hill village is not isolated into heritage features of individual parts. The old school, quarry and drydock make up the total combined package. In 2023 was done

Likes: 1

Title:Sport and community facilities

Name:Coraki Hockey Club

Details: Repairs and making good of facilities at Windsor Park in Coraki (our only sports facility) so community members can make use of the clubhouse, tennis court and fields for recreation purposes.

Likes: 4

Title:Consistent population growth

Name:Ian Rankin

Details: Evans Head grows slowly between each 5 year census. We are used to adapting to this rate of change. Planning should not try and grow the village population faster than it is used to doing.

Likes: 5

Title:Value our current visitors

Name:Ian Rankin

Details: Evans Head offers a rare tourist experience unlike other Coastal villages like Lennox and Yamba. There is value in keeping faith with our visitor market and not go chasing more cashed up guests.

Likes: 5

Title:Evans Head pathways

Name:Ian Rankin

Details: Plans for pathways should be updated to better accommodate common mobility scooter & bike traffic around Evans Head. Easy transport options reduce congestion and enhance social interaction.

Likes: 8

Title:Community access to the river

Name:Betty Archer

Details: Construct a river access so the whole community can enjoy our river. Boat ramp, pontoon, walkway, fish cleaning sink , picnic table, somewhere to leave the car on the village side. Use our best asset.

Likes: 23

Title:Sandstone Blocks edging Richmond Terrace


Details: Continue sandstone Blocks edging along Richmond Terrace, Replace weedy hedge near caravan park with blocks, Provides continuity and less maintenance, more street appeal. Beautifying main street.

Likes: 4

Title:Rebuilding Woodburn

Name:Roger Wood OAM

Details: Even without the service station and IGA supermarket, Woodburn is still very busy, 2 years after the Megafloods. Imagine how well off we would be with any development money spent commercially.

Likes: 6

Title:More housing with proper building guidelines


Details: Additional housing with proper building guidelines that meet flood planning levels. Let’s build our awesome community.

Likes: 3

Title:Walking / bike paths in Woodburn


Details: More walking and bike paths in Woodburn streets. This would enable more day to day exercise and be helpful for families and kids to ride bikes on. Better for health and wellbeing and safer than roads.

Likes: 4

Title:Riley’s Hill Dry Dock Picnic and BBQ Area

Name:Paddy Wilde

Details: The Riley's Hill Dry Dock has huge potential as a picnic area for locals and the wider community. Plenty of space, grass areas and has the infrastructure for toilets etc

Likes: 5


Name:Christine Thompson

Details: I’d love to see a boardwalk constructed through the tea tree rainforest land at evans head north of the surf club accessible for all abilities explore the natural surroundings noting the native specie

Likes: 11

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