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The Communication and Customer Services Unit of Tweed Shire Council is responsible for media releases, responding to journalist, television and photo requests, and general media and industry publication related enquiries. Media organisations are encouraged to use our email subscription service to receive automatic notification of Council media releases via email. You can unsubscribe at any time by logging in to the right, then select the 'Unsubscribe' option.

Requests from media organisations for information or comment regarding Council operational matters should be directed to Council's Communications Assistant - Media, Madeline Williams-Ritchie on (02) 6670 2751 or email

For comments from Councillors, please contact them directly. See Councillors page for their contact details.

For more information also see Media Organisations and the Tweed Link. Please click on the relevant title below to view the full media release.

Last 10 Available Media Releases
9 February 2016
Last chance, art and music

Don’t miss the exhibition that gets the whole country talking.  The Archibald Prize 2015: regional tour at Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah concludes on Sunday 28 February 2016.

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5 February 2016
Tweed Regional Gallery announces next wave of artistic talent
Young Archie Competition media release
A new generation of artistic flair was celebrated on Tuesday at Tweed Regional Gallery, with an awards ceremony for finalists of the Young Archie Competition.
5 February 2016
Get all the dirt on dirt
Soil workshops media release
The popular Land for Wildlife workshop series resumes in February.
4 February 2016
Results highlight Council's improved determination times
Planning times media release
The increasing productivity and efficiency of Tweed Shire Council’s development application process has been further validated by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.
2 February 2016
New exhibition exclusive to Margaret Olley Art Centre
MOAC closure media release
The highly-regarded Margaret Olley Art Centre (MOAC) at Murwillumbah’s Tweed Regional Gallery will be temporarily closed for three days while an exclusive new exhibition is installed.
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29 January 2016
Ganger cuts ribbon to open Dunbible Creek Bridge
Dunbible Creek Bridge opening media release
Bridge facts
Tweed Shire Council Ganger Wayne Lack today cut the ribbon completing the official opening of the new Dunbible Creek Bridge at South Murwillumbah, which he and his gang built last year.
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29 January 2016
'First lady of first aid' named the Tweed's Citizen of the Year
Australia Day Awards media release
Some of the Tweed’s leading contributors were recognised when the 2015 Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards were presented as part of the main celebration and citizenship ceremony at Kingscliff High School.
29 January 2016
Afghan asylum seekers to share story at free film screening
Film screening media release
Two Afghan asylum seekers will share their stories at a free film screening in Murwillumbah to mark the Tweed’s declaration as a Refugee Welcome Zone.
25 January 2016
Win golden ticket to ride at transport information day
Transport information stall media release
Tweed residents could win a golden ticket to ride when they attend a special transport information stall in Tweed Heads in February.
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21 January 2016
Whale carcass removed from Casuarina dune burial site
Casuarina whale media release
The carcass of a 3.8-metre infant sperm whale was removed by contractors this morning from the dunes behind Casuarina Beach and taken to landfill.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015