Australia has lagged behind the rest of the world in waste processing and Southern Cross University is bringing Australia to the table.
Concerns over erosion management, significant damage to important habitat trees and disregard for Aboriginal heritage at Busby's Flat near Casino have been raised in relation to plantation clearing taking place over the weekend.
The increase in DYI household renovations has highlights the importance of how to identify asbestos. It was the increasing quantity of asbestos that was unknowingly being taken to waste facilities in the northern rivers that lead to the development of the North East Waste’s Household Asbestos Testing Program.
One of two truck drivers involved in an accident on the Whiporie-Bungawalbin Road earlier today was driving a Richmond Valley Council vehicle.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority EPA has included a Pollution Reduction Program on the Richmond Valley Council’s Environment Protection Licence to improve wastewater management at the Casino saleyards.
The Richmond Valley Council has signed a three year deal with the Norco Primex Field Day, which will take place from June 15 to 17.
Getting on board the rail trail corridor Robbie McEwen is keen to see the Murwillumbah to Casino rail trail get its planning under way as Richmond Valley and Lismore councils get on board.
Richmond Valley Council are proposing a suite of rate increases and charges for residents and businesses for the 2017 to 2018 financial year. General rates are set to increase by 5.50 per cent and a new waste charge of $25 is being introduced.
The Richmond Valley Council office at Casino was broken into on Friday night but police are still trying to work out what if anything was stolen.
Opponents of a proposed residential development at Iron Gates in Evans Head are calling on the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to release details of their decision not to prosecute the developer of this environmentally sensitive site on the Evans River.
A residents' group in Evans Head is demanding that a dredge operator pay to clean up Evans Head's Main Beach after dumping contaminated material on it.
Former Ballina shire councillor and keen aviator Margaret Howes has called on Richmond Valley Council to reject a proposal to build a donga village to house roadworkers adjacent to the airport at Evans Head.
Organisers of the three-day Indigo Evolution New Year’s Eve Arts and Music Festival have been summonsed to appear in the NSW Land and Environment Court on 5 February. The dance party took place on a private property at Busby Flat,... Read More →
He's done it once, and now vowed to do it again. Lismore activist Al Oshlack has put Richmond Valley Council on notice that he will launch legal action to stop a proposed residential development at the Iron Gates site in Evans Head.
Opponents of the proposed Iron Gates residential estate at Evans Head are calling on Richmond Valley Council to withdraw the development application from public ex
Richmond Valley Council is meeting today (Tuesday) to discuss a potential merger with Kyogle ... a merger rejected by Lismore City Council and unwanted by Kyogle. The options have been put forward to council by chief executive officer John Walker who resigned yesterday.
Richmond Valley Council has installed an early warning shark sighting system to protect surfers and swimmers at Evans Head beach.
Richmond Valley councillors will consider merging with Kyogle Shire Council but would want the state government to stump up at least $20 to $30 million to tackle Kyogle’s infrastructure backlog.
A Rous Water delegate has been refused access to information about Richmond Valley Council’s fluoridation program after being accused of bringing the council into disrepute.
A public meeting is being held tomorrow to discuss future uses of the Casino Drill Hall.
The Casino community has won its fight to save the town’s old drill hall. The Richmond Valley Council has voted to purchase the hall and the surrounding land for $340,000.
Richmond Valley Council is considering buying the Casino Drill Hall for $340,000 to ensure it remains as an asset for the community.
Richmond Valley Council has been hit with an $8,000 fine by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for polluting the Evans River recently with more than 12 kilolitres or untreated sewage.
Northern rivers councils will share in $10,202,237 million in the latest round of funding from the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grants program.
Richmond Valley residents will be slugged with increased rates as the council attempts to deliver budget surpluses over the next four years.