Community Services

Council provides services to businesses and community organisations, listed at the left of this page.

  • Alcohol Free Zones

    Residents are advised Council proposes to re-establish alcohol-free zones across the Richmond Valley local government area. Proposed periods of operation of the zones are 1 October 2018 to 1 October 2022. Casino central Location of proposed zone - all...

  • Australia Day

    Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, NSW, and the raising of the flag of Great Britain at that site by...

  • Casino and Evans Head Aerodromes

    Casino and Evans Head Aerodromes

    Richmond Valley Council owns and manages two aerodromes - one located in Casino, the other at Evans Head. Both the Casino Aerodrome and the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome are classified by the Civil Aviation Authority Australia as non-certified,...

  • Committees


    Listed below are some of the community networks and interagencies which occur in the Richmond Valley local government area to enhance services to our communities. To find out more about the meeting times and terms of reference of each committee click on...

  • Council Rangers - what we do

    Council Rangers - what we do

    The duties of council rangers can vary from council to council. In addition, the officers may have different position titles compared to a neighbouring council even if they are performing similar duties. The following list provides a general guide on the...

  • Companion Animals

    Companion Animals

    The Companion Animals Act 1998 was introduced in NSW on 1 July 1999 to protect pets, people and the wider community. Ownership of companion animals, while pleasurable, also brings with it a number of legal requirements and responsibilities to ensure the...

  • Emergency Information and Services

    Emergency Information and Services

    This section of the website gives you access to important information in times of emergency. Emergency Management (Local Disaster Plan), Emergency Water Supply for Rural Residents, and flood and storm information.

  • Events in the Valley

    The Richmond Valley is home to significant regional events, including Casino Beef Week and the PRIMEX field days, attracting some 100,000 visitors between them for their celebration of the beef industry, rural lifestyle and the agricultural produce of our...

  • Fines


    Richmond Valley Council issues penalty notices for activities including: parking infringements; illegal building; non-compliance with DA consent; food regulation breaches; illegal dumping, littering and pollution; trade waste; dog infringements; straying...

  • Float Hire

    Float Hire

    Listen Council operates the following machines for its internal operations and makes them available for hire for private works. Low loader For further information regarding float hire please telephone Council on 02 6660 0300. Contract of Carriageway...

  • Forms


    In the below list a range of documents can be found for many services and requests made of Richmond Valley Council including those for rates, activity approval, facility use, compliance and companion animals. Additional forms can be found on separate...

  • Funding and Grants

    Funding and Grants

    Richmond Valley Council is keen to see organisations in the Richmond Valley successfully tender for, receive and acquit funding from external third parties. Council is available to assist community organisations and individuals with searching for suitable...

  • Garage Sales

    Garage Sales

    Council recognises that garage sales are part of the Richmond Valley landscape and a wonderful way to recycle. We do ask that people holding these sales adhere to a couple of common sense practices to ensure the rest of the community isn’t affected....

  • Halls & Venues

    Halls & Venues

    The Casino Community & Cultural Centre was officially opened on 6 September 2011 and has proven to be an enormous asset to not just the town, but the region. The Art Deco-inspired building has eight flexible meeting rooms available for hire, with...

  • Libraries


    RUCRL has 5 libraries serving the Richmond Valley and Kyogle Council areas. There is something for everyone with a wide range of services.

  • Metal Fabrication

    Metal Fabrication

    Council manages a metal fabrication workshop for its internal operations and private works. For further information regarding metal fabrication please telephone Angela Jones on (02) 6660 0300.

  • Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (Casino saleyards)

    Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (Casino saleyards)

    *** NEW WEBSITE *** The Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange has its own, easy-to-navigate website. For the latest sale dates, reports and other important information visit The Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, commonly known as...

  • Ocean Drive Revegetation

    Following an informal meeting with some residents at Kalimna Park last year, and a request for information relating to revegetation work for the river bank at Ocean Park Drive Evans Head, an updated planting list has been compiled from requests to retain...

  • Our Communities

    Our Communities

    The Richmond Valley consists of many diverse and unique communities. Visit this section of the website for more information about our Aboriginal Community, Aged Community, Disabled Community, Migrant Community, Volunteer Community, Youth and Children...

  • Public Art

    New art policy to put Richmond Valley communities on the map Richmond Valley Councillors made a commitment to provide $25,000 annually to public art and, over time, you will begin to see the blank spaces changing to creative places. However, public art...

  • Sport and Recreation Information/Facilities - Halls and Venues

    Sport and Recreation Information/Facilities - Halls and Venues

    Richmond Valley Council owns four public swimming pools within the local government area being Casino Memorial, Coraki Public Pool, Woodburn Public Pool and the Evans Head Aquatic Centre. The Richmond Valley is a sportsperson's paradise with an ideal...

  • Telecommunications - Embracing Technology

    Richmond Valley Council has seized the opportunity to embrace technology to create efficiencies, drive innovation, and transform the way we engage with our residents, businesses, and employees. As high-speed network access continues to improve in our...

  • Getting Around Town (including free public car parks)

    Getting Around Town (including free public car parks)

    In this section of the website you will be able to access information about transport options in the Richmond Valley. Free public car parks, airport shuttle, car hire, carpooling, road closures and road conditions.

  • Waste Collection Services, Food and Garden Organics, Co-mingle Recycling and Landfill

    Waste Collection Services, Food and Garden Organics, Co-mingle Recycling and Landfill

    Three bin collection service in the Richmond Valley WEEKLY - Green-lidded food and garden organics collection service FORTNIGHTLY - Yellow-lidded recycling collection service FORTNIGHTLY - (alternate fortnight to recycling) – Red-lidded landfill...

  • Water & Sewer

    Water & Sewer

    The following general Water & Sewer information is provided to improve community awareness of Council and property owner responsibilities with respect to water and sewer services. Click on the links to take you to the relevant sections

  • Weddings in the Valley - planning your special day

    Weddings in the Valley - planning your special day

    Park Weddings (Queen Elizabeth Park) Please contact Council's Assets Team on 6660 0237 for bookings and assistance. Clydesdale Steak Barn - Ceremony, Reception and Accommodation all at the one venue. Ideal location for a country wedding. Clydesdale...

  • Subscriptions Email/SMS

    Richmond Valley Council would like to keep our community up to date with all of the latest events and activities in the Richmond Valley. Fortnightly, monthly and quarterly newsletters are sent via email packed full of information on upcoming events,...