Tag Archives: Richmond Valley Council

Valley Council’s Loaded CSG Question Which Won’t Go Away

It’s pretty clear now that Richmond Valley Council’s in bed with the Coal Seam Gas Industry.   The picture in the local paper of the General Manager  looking all festive and jolly with the Christmas Tree provided by Metgasco, the … Continue reading

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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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Council Explains RSL LifeCare Withdrawal Decision?

Richmond Valley’s General Manager claims to be making  “all residents” aware about “the reality” of the RSL LifeCare withdrawal of its retirement village proposal from the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome. But this does not appear to be the case as … Continue reading

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Councillors Not Happy With Mayoral NOROC Quit Notice

Richmond Valley Council Mayor Ernie Bennett Recommended in  a Mayoral Minute that “Richmond Valley Council give NOROC the required 12 months notice to cease being a member of NOROC” at the 19 March 2013 meeting of council. While an amended … Continue reading

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RSL: Aerodrome Housing Development Defaces Dedicated War Memorial

In 2000 the Woodburn Evans Head Sub-branch of the RSL told Richmond Valley Council in no uncertain terms that plans to develop housing on the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome were tantamount to “defacing a dedicated war memorial” (see article below … Continue reading

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Criticism Stings Council Into Overreaction

Recent criticisms of a community survey being run by Richmond Valley Council have clearly stung council and prompted what can only be described as an ‘overreaction‘ from Council’s General Manager John Walker. Dr Richard Gates, President of the Evans Head … Continue reading

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RSL LifeCare Pulls Plug on Aerodrome Retirement Village

Editor: Media Release from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee RSL LifeCare Pulls Plug on Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Retirement Village Development. The Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee learned (27/2) yesterday that RSL LifeCare, the proponent for a retirement village development … Continue reading

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Council Fails to Take Action on Community Strategic Plan

Richmond Valley Council has failed to revisit its fatally-flawed Community Strategic Plan (CSP) .  The plan needs revision because the consultant and council didn’t consider the financial aspects of the plan, a serious oversight.  It was part of the Brief … Continue reading

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