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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 and the general public are encouraged to use our subscription service for the Tweed Link and Media Releases 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
Road work on Bay Street
Bay Street road works media release
Road works will be conducted on Bay Street on Monday 30 March and Tuesday 31 March between 6pm and 10.30pm.
Deputy Mayor to do time
Time4Kids media release
Deputy Mayor of Tweed Councillor Phil Youngblutt will be put behind bars for a good cause on 11 April and 'do time to stop youth crime'.
Margaret's European adventures remembered
Travels with my Art media release
A new exhibition at the Margaret Olley Art Centre showcases works by Australian artist and Olley's close friend, Moya Dyring.
New tours to widen horizon for hearing impaired
Auslan tours media release
Tweed Regional Gallery and Tweed Regional Museum will offer Auslan (Australian Sign Language) guided tours this year for deaf and hearing impaired visitors.
Anger over vegetation vandalism
Vegetation vandalism media release
Recent vegetation vandalism at South Kingscliff has angered Council, residents and members of the Kingscliff Dunecare group.
Electricity interruption sparks Museum closure on 20 March
Museum closure media release
Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah will be closed on Friday 20 March because of an interruption to electricity supplies on that day.
Keep out of Tweed Coast vegetation areas during wild dog control
Wild dog control media release
Map of access exclusion areas
Members of the public are strongly urged to stay out of the coastal native vegetation areas from Cudgen Creek to Cudgen Nature Reserve and the adjacent cycleways, as Council and National Park and Wildlife Service officers respond to a series of wild dog attacks in the area.
Margaret Olley Art Centre celebrates successful first year
MOAC First Anniversary media release
Tweed Regional Gallery has received a very special present to celebrate the first anniversary of the Margaret Olley Art Centre, with a gift of 14 works by the iconic artist.
Road revitalisation minimises environmental impact
Road restoration media release
A more environmentally-friendly technique for road slip stabilisation will be used by Council for the first time to restore two frequently-used roads in Tweed Shire.
It Starts With Us
YOUthFEST media release
Young people in Tweed will be given the opportunity to participate in National Youth Week 2015 while enjoying entertainment at a one-day festival.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015