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Welcome to Richmond Shire Council Welcome to Richmond Shire Council

Richmond Shire Council was established in 1916 and first known as Wyangarie Shire Council. Richmond is situated half way between Townsville and Mount Isa on the Flinders Highway.  Its main industries including agriculture, tourism and some mining.  Richmond is most famous for its fossils and its world renowed museum Kronosaurus Korner. With a population of 1,000 in the Shire covering 26,000sqkm the town of Richmond is the central service centre. The town itself features a man made lake known as Lake Fred Tritton, named after the late Fred Tritton and former Mayor.  The lake offers a range of recreational activities from skiing, fishing and swimming.

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Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2015-2024

Please CLICK HERE  to view the draft Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2015-2024 for you perusal and comment.  

RADF Expressions of Interest for 2016/17

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Richmond RADF Committee is calling for Expressions of Interest from community members/groups within the Richmond Shire for proposed projects to be funded by RADF in the...

2016 Australia Day Nominations - NOW OPEN

Nominations for the 2016 Australia Day Awards are now OPEN.  Forms can be downloaded from HERE

Council at Work

Richmond Shire Mayor Cr John Wharton AM met recently with the Qld Premier and some members of Cabinet in Townsville on Friday. Discussions took place regarding Beef Roads and potentially accessing...

Community Consultation - Customer Service Standards for Water Supply and Sewerage Services

Council is introducing Customer Service Standards for Water Supply and Sewerage Services, it is open to public consultation.   CLICK HERE   to read the standards   ...
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