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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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Works Program information 12.04.16

To all Residents of Richmond The Flinders Highway Upgrade (Town to Winton turn off) has commenced.  Residents will need to be aware of the increase in traffic ie: trucks etc.   Site...

WILD DOG TRAPPER WANTED!

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – CONTRACT ROLES TWO (2) WILD DOG TRAPPERS Richmond Shire Council is calling for applications from experienced wild dog control contractors to conduct a trapping...

BITUMEN WORKS - APRIL 9, 2016

Richmond Shire Council wish to advise Residents and Businesses that Bitumen Works will be taking place this Saturday April 9 at the new Lakeview Caravan Park Turn in and along Goldring Street from...

LATE VOTERS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Returning Officer Peter Bennett will be at the Richmond Shire Council Office, 50 Goldring Street from 4pm until close of Polls at 6pm Saturday, March 19.   Ballot papers can be deposited in...

IMPORTANT VOTING INFORMATION

  For Richmond Shire residents who have been unable to send their postal vote back in, the Electoral Commission of Queensland does have a hotline for telephone voting. Eligible electors can...
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