Richmond Valley Council officially started its new four-year term at an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday 27 September 2016. Our new Council comprises Robert Mustow (Mayor), Daniel Simpson (Deputy Mayor), Sam Cornish, Robert Hayes, Sandra Humphrys, Jill Lyons, and Steve Morrissey.

Councillors welcome enquiries into issues affecting Richmond Valley residents and ratepayers. If you think a Councillor can be of assistance to you with Council matters, please do not hesitate to call or email.

The Council meets on the third Tuesday of each month in the Casino Council Chambers on Graham Place. The Council’s policy is to be inclusive; discussing issues together helps build trust and mutual respect, as well as offering the opportunity for differences to be aired directly. Those who wish to address the Council on any listed matter, or ask a question, will be able to do so by submitting a request before 9.30am on the Monday prior to the meeting. The public sessions will be conducted at the start of the meeting. A time limit of five minutes per address will apply. Email or call 6660 0300.

  • Cr Robert Mustow (Mayor)

    Cr Robert Mustow (Mayor)

    Professional Experience Qualified tradesman (panel beater) Self-funded retiree Experienced Councillor Community Origins Born in Casino, at the Memorial Hospital Attended Casino Public and Casino High Schools Personal Interests Various sports, including...

  • Cr Daniel Simpson (Deputy Mayor)

    Cr Daniel Simpson (Deputy Mayor)

    Professional Experience Owner/operator of The Rod N Reel Hotel in Woodburn since 2006 and Hotel Illawong in Evans Head since 2012 Partner of Anytime Fitness in Woy Woy Completed Bachelor of Management at Newcastle University in 2006 Chairperson of...

  • Cr Sam Cornish

    Cr Sam Cornish

    Phone: 0411 870 596 Email:

  • Cr Robert Hayes

    Cr Robert Hayes

    Professional Experience Builder of 31 years experience Self-employed for 31 years Owned and ran Evans Head Newsagency for three years Obtained formal qualifications from TAFE in teaching, building surveying and many other associated courses over last 20...

  • Cr Sandra Humphrys

    Cr Sandra Humphrys

    Professional Experience Authorised Marriage Celebrant – Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy Employed by local Casino businesses for 29 years Also was Councillor Richmond Valley Council from 2000 - 2008 Deputy Mayor Richmond Valley Council 2004 -...

  • Cr Jill Lyons

    Cr Jill Lyons

    Phone: 0416 032 607 Email:

  • Cr Stephen Morrissey

    Cr Stephen Morrissey

    Professional Experience Qualified tradesman (butcher) Community Origins Born in Casino, at the Memorial Hospital St Marys Primary, Marist Brothers High School Married to Angela, three children, one grandchild Personal Interests Vice President Jumbunna...