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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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Christmas Closedown

Richmond Shire Council Offices will be closed from 12 noon December 23, 2016 and will re-open 8.20am January 3, 2017.   Emergency contact during this time is Director of Works, Michael...

AUSTRALIA DAY NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

COUNCIL IS NOW CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA DAY.   PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE NOMINATION FORM NOMINATIONS CLOSE 5PM, DECEMBER 2, 2016   THE AUSTRALIA DAY CEREMONY WILL...

Anzac Centenary Funding Project Complete

With funding made available from the Queensland Governments Anzac Centenary Grants, Council was able to engage Historian Brendan O'Keefe to comprehensively research Military Personnel who...

Plans for New Council Administration Centre

Council is building a new administration centre that will not only contain new offices for Council staff but also include a state of the art meeting/training room. This room will be available for...

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...
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