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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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Storm Season

Are you prepared for storm season?? Below is a poster outlining things that can help prepare you and those around you for the storm season ahead. It...

Proposed Council Meeting Dates for 2015

2015 Proposed Council Meeting Dates Tuesday 17 February Tuesday 17 March Tuesday 21 April Tuesday 19 May Tuesday 16...

Expression of Interest - Helicopter Contractors

Expressions of interest are called for helicopter contractors for assistance during the wet season, for re-supply, in case of activation of Richmond Shire Council's Local Disaster Management...

Australia Day Awards

The call for Australia Day Nominations in now OPEN. Please CLICK HERE to download the application form and criteria.  Nominations Close 5pm December 5, 2014.


Its on again - October long weekend - October 4-5  lake Fred Tritton Huge Prizes to be won. Adult Nominations Junior Nominations Boat Nominations click HERE to see the 2014...
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