Clarence City Council InfoBook & Community Directory

Community News

The Coal River Valley News  is produced monthly by Richmond Online Inc.  Contributions are welcome by the last Friday of each month. These can be dropped in at the Richmond Online Access Centre in the old court house, emailed to [email protected], or phoned in to 6260 1065. The Coal River Valley News is available online, in the Coal River Valley News Facebook group, and is distributed in hard copy to 650 households in Richmond Village, and outlets in Campania. Advertising is available starting at $15 for a small classified. 


Coal Valley Vineyard Workers lunch 12-2pm Monday to Friday, $15.00 per person, bookings essential

Ph (03) 6248 5367

Sporting clubs/ Recreation

Richmond Football Club

2017 club training held 6pm Tuesday and Thursday nights. New players welcome. Contact Senior Coach Alex Gilmour 0488 072 507 or Reserves Coach Nathan Terry 0438 681 151.

Richmond Football Club – Juniors

Fielding a team for Under 8s through to Under 11s, plus Auskick.​ Contact Tony Ryan 0400 531 094

Richmond Tennis Club

Kid’s and adult’s coaching available. Social tennis is played at 8.30am Tuesdays, alternating Wednesday and Thursday mornings, and on Wednesday evenings. Court hire with or without lights is available. Courts located on Victoria St beside the Richmond Oval. Contact: The Glenns (03) 6260 2403 or the Wadsleys (03) 6260 2950.

Richmond United Junior Soccer Club

Social Touch Football

Played on the Village Green every Thursday evening in the warmer months. No experience necessary – learn as you go! No commitment – play whenever you can.​ Youngsters 5.30pm – 6pm, not-so-youngsters 6pm-7pm.

Contact Blair 0419 144 409 for more information.


Monday mornings, 9.30-11.00am St Johns Catholic Church Schoolhouse (behind church) Ph 0419 880 019  Beginners welcome. $16 per class


Monday and Thursday evenings 6-7pm, Friday mornings 10-11am Richmond Supper Rooms Ph: 0417 834 746 Beginners welcome. $15 per class

Community groups​​

Coal River Valley Historical Society

An enthusiastic group of volunteers active in researching and preserving the history and heritage of Richmond. The Society manages Oak Lodge on behalf of the National Trust.

Coal River Products Association

A producers’ group representing farmers working in the Coal River Valley.

Coal River Valley Garden Club 

Meets the 4th Monday of the month from Feb-Nov at the Richmond Football Club Rooms, Victoria St. Meetings feature guest speakers, trade table and supper. Phone 6260 4153 for information. 

Coal River Valley Sustainable Living Group

The CRVSLG is a group of local residents who are interested in reducing our ecological footprint by sharing ideas and knowledge, liaising with local government and strengthening community links. The group runs the Richmond Community Food Garden in conjunction with the local primary school and the residents at the Centacare Units in Richmond. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Centacare meeting rooms in Torrens St, Richmond.  New members are welcome. For more information, contact Penny Wadsley on (03) 6260 2950 or [email protected] or view them on facebook at Coal-River-Valley-Sustainable-Living- Group-Richmond.

Richmond Art School

Offers weekly art classes for adults, primary and high school students. Located in the Old School House behind St John’s Church. Contact 0400 758 584.

Richmond Youth Choir

Focus on contemporary music for children 8-17 yrs. The Choir practices every Thursday afternoon 4pm at the Richmond Hall. The Choir participates in the annual Festival of Voices, Eistedfodds and community events. Cost $10/wk. Contact Music Director Louise Volkmann 0419 006 569.

​St Andrew Society Hobart Inc

​Formed in 1960 by a group of people who wanted to keep alive the traditions, dancing, music, sports and literature of Scotland.  The motto of the Society is “Cairdeas”, a Gaelic word meaning “Friendship”.  Membership of the Society is open to persons who are interested in fostering the objectives of the Society. The Society endeavours to hold a Burns BBQ in January, an Ausmas and AGM in July and a St Andrew’s Day event in November as well as the Richmond Highland Gathering in February. Membership is $10/year. Enquiries to Secretary Di Cornish (03) 6272 5926 evenings or mobile 0408 528 658.

Farmers Markets

Richmond Village Market – The Richmond Village Market is held every Saturday from 9am-3pm in the Richmond Memorial Hall and surrounds.

The Coal River Valley Farmers Market– This monthly market is held at the Campania Hall, 9am-1pm, on the second Sunday of every month during the warmer months.


Richmond Village

History, fine wines & other temptations​​