Category Archives: Evans Head

Crap Town Entrance Signs Come to Evans Head

Evans Head has just become the lucky recipient, at ratepayers expense of course, of two new crappy entrance signs.  Wow, now isn’t that impressive.  Just like the monolith straight out of 2001, A Space Odyssey. Now doesn’t that wonderful monolith … 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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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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Bandjalang Native Title Claims #1 & #2 Finalised at Evans Head

Editor’s Warning:  This story contains the name of a deceased member of the Bandjalang People Native Title Claims by the Bandjalang have finally been resolved 17 years after the original application was made to the National Native Title Tribunal. The … Continue reading

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The F-111 has landed at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome

Well the last of the F-111’s has arrived at Evans Head.  Six were given on permanent loan to Museums around Australia with Evans Head being the lucky recipient for one of them. Now to put it all together. A8-147 was … Continue reading

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Annual Fish Kill, Sorry, ‘Fishing Competition’ at Evans Head

The Annual ‘Fish Kill’ is on  again with hundreds of competitors descending on Evans Head to try their luck from the 5th to the 12th of July at the local ‘Fishing Classic’.

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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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General Manager Gets 9.675% Pay Increase

Richmond Valley General Manager John Walker was awarded, unanimously, close to a 10% pay increase by councillors at the April 16th meeting of council held at Coraki. The resolution of council is shown in full below and consisted of a … Continue reading

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Archerfield Airport Legal Case: Implications for Richmond Valley Aerodromes?

A legal case regarding Archerfield Airport before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal may have ramifications for Richmond Valley Council’s Evans Head Memorial  and Casino Aerodromes. In an article about the case entitled “Day of Reckoning for Albanese” author Paul Phelan claims … Continue reading

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