The Tweed Link is a weekly ISSN (International Standard Serial Number 1327-8630) registered newspaper produced by the Tweed Shire Council to keep our citizens informed. It is delivered free to over 40,000 households in the Tweed and is printed on 100 per cent recycled paper using soy based inks and is printed by a local company. It is A4 in size and printed in black and white (special editions throughout the year are printed in colour) and is available in full colour online or via electronic subscription. The Tweed Link is also available on audio tape and has been in existence for more than 15 years with the first edition published on Tuesday 12 November 1996.
The Tweed Link Policy (81kb) outlines Council's commitment to informing the community and sets guidelines for what can and cannot feature in the Tweed Link in both editorial and advertising
All Tweed Link issues are below, please hover over the relevant issue to view a thumbnail of the issue. Alternatively there is a search function below for archived issues. You can also click on the headings below to view information regarding subscription and distribution services and advertising.
Tweed Shire Council has a contract with Australia Post to deliver the Tweed Link to over 40,000 household mailboxes and post office boxes throughout the Tweed. It is delivered as unaddressed mail which means it is not address specific or direct mail and as a result is not considered as ‘Junk Mail’ and cannot be cancelled for specific addresses.
If you are not receiving your free weekly issue of the Tweed Link please contact Council on (02) 6670 2400 or email email@example.com with your address. You do not need to provide your name, just the address so we can ensure it is delivered next time.
In addition to the free delivery to households within the Tweed, Council offers both a hard copy and electronic subscription service. For example, you may work in the Tweed however live outside of the Tweed Shire area hence not receive the free delivered issue. Many people also have family here or are moving to the Tweed area and keen to hear about the Tweed. Or you could be a ratepayer who lives outside of the Tweed shire area however would like to keep abreast of what Council is doing in the community.
Electronic Subscription: Media organisations and the general public can subscribe to receive notification of the weekly full colour Tweed Link issue direct to your inbox, see the box to the right. You can unsubscribe or change your details at any time by supplying your details to the right. Click on ‘Change Details’ then select the ‘unsubscribe’ option.
Disclaimer: Please note that if you choose to subscribe to receive email notification of the Tweed Link each week this does not replace the hard copy version delivered each week to residents who live within the boundaries of the Tweed Shire. Council has a contract with Australia Post to deliver the Tweed Link to homes and post boxes throughout the Tweed shire and as this is unaddressed mail, it is not possible to stop delivery to those who also receive the Tweed Link by email.
Hardcopy Subscription: Hard copy subscriptions are available to non-residents at a fee of $15.00 for six months or $30 for 12 months. The cost is to cover postage. Credit cards are accepted. Please contact Council to arrange this.
Disclaimer: Hard copy subscriptions are sent out as soon as possible after Council receives its printed version of the Tweed Link. As it is reliant on the postage system and a weekly newspaper Council takes no responsibility for the timeliness of delivery or information. If it is important for you to receive the Tweed Link when it is publicly available please consider subscribing electronically.
The Tweed Link is a cost effective way to get your message delivered directly to over 40,000 households and subscribers with more than 80 per cent readership. The Tweed has a population in excess of 90,000 with various weekly papers. The Tweed Link offers the benefit of being delivered free to over 40,000 households and is well established in the community as the place to go for all Council related news.
Certain groups such as not-for-profit and state and commonwealth departments are eligible to advertise in the Tweed Link however Council does not take advertising from commercial businesses or individuals. Please check the Tweed Link Policy for more information on advertising in the Tweed Link. For more information on the cost of advertising in the Tweed Link, deadlines and our useful online advertising calculator please click on one of the links to the right.
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