Rappville Bushfire Recovery Grants

Rappville was devastated by the recent bushfires. More than 50 homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Richmond Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has used this to rebuild important community infrastructure.   Federal Member…

Bushfire Assistance for Richmond Valley

Disaster assistance is now available for the Richmond Valley Local Government Area for those that have been affected by the recent bushfires, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “My thoughts are with the families and businesses who’ve come under threat, especially those who have lost properties,” he said. “It’s a devastating experience, and our…

Kevin Hogan – Community update

Major Projects $5.6 billion for duplication of Pacific Highway $13.8 million for National Centre of Co-operative Excellence $1.8 million for Maclean Riverside Precinct upgrade $1.4 million for Oakes Oval redevelopment $3.5 million for the Casino Meatworks redevelopment $1 million to seal road to Toonumbar Dam Replaced wooden bridges in Kyogle, Yamba and Ramornie Fixed more…

Richmond River Express Column: May 2017

Volunteers who give their time freely play an important role in our community It was great to announce grants to help volunteers at Casino and District Family History Group ($4530), Coraki Community Radio ($4500), Richmond Valley Council ($2525), Evans Head-Casino Surf Lifesaving Club ($1987), the Pacific Coast Railway Society ($5000), Mid-Richmond Neighbourhood Centre ($5000), Casino…

I attended the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at Woodburn. It was a great day. It was wonderful to see all the award nominees and recipients from our Australia Day Awards. Congratulations to Richmond Valley Council awardees: Brian O’Farrell (Citizen of the Year), Aideen Yourell (Young Citizen of the Year), Bill Bartier (Volunteer of the Year),…