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More Senior Staff Leave Richmond Valley Council

In yet another ‘organisational review’, Richmond Valley Council is advertising for two ‘executive managers’ for Council, the two most senior posts after the General Manager. According to the ad the two existing managers departed to take up “new roles” elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Richmond Valley Council Wastes Money on Bread & Circuses While Sewerage Effluent Overflows in Coraki: Priorities?

The aerial photograph below also shows two green patches adjacent to the release point for the effluent released from the STP.   This most likely indicates leakage of significant levels of nutrients such as Nitrogen and Phosphorus from the STP.  Aerial maps … Continue reading

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Richmond Valley Council Squanders Ratepayer Funds on New Entry Signs and Banners

Richmond Valley Council continues to squander hard-earned ratepayer funds, this time on new entry signs to towns and villages, and banners. Shown below is part of one of the newly constructed banners at Evans Head which tells us it is … Continue reading

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Richmond Valley Council Rips off Evans Head Ratepayers in Special Rate Variation Application

In its application for a Special Rate Variation to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Part B in early 2014, Richmond Valley made the following comment:There are a number of things which are interesting about “Section 3.2 Alternative funding 

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NSW State Budget Benefit to Richmond Valley, A Big FAT ZERO

The NSW Treasurer delivered the State Budget tonight for 2014/2015 VWD thought it would take up the NSW Government’s invitation to see what project ‘benefit’ came to the Valley of Surprises, the Richmond Valley local government area, so we clicked … Continue reading

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Noxious Camphor Laurels Spreading Along Evans Head-Broadwater Road Need Urgent Control

Camphor Laurel trees are a pest weed species in Northern NSW.   The Evans Head-Broadwater area, including Broadwater National Park,  has been relatively free of this invasive weed until just recently. The sudden appearance of young trees followed the digging … Continue reading

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HAZZARDS Proposed Planning Laws for NSW a Hazard

The NSW State Government is not listening to the people of NSW about its proposed new planning laws which give big developers a free kick and shut out opportunity for you to object to that three storey block of flats … Continue reading

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F-111 put together for Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Museum

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F-111 Wings Arrive at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome

It was an exciting morning with the wings for the F-111 A8-147 arriving at the State Heritage Listed Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome. Quite a number of onlookers were on hand to watch the large semi with boxed wings on board … Continue reading

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Shitting in our own nest

Local beaches around Evans Head are being fowled by thousands of bits of rubbish, much of it plastic, which is not about to ‘degrade’ anytime soon.

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