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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

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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
Mobile reception to improve in the Tweed
Black Spot Programme funding media release
Improved mobile reception is on its way for some areas in the Tweed after the Federal Government announced the first round of Mobile Black Spot Programme funding.
Council takes action and creates 'Koala Road'
Koala road media release
Tweed Shire Council has installed innovative road signage to change driver behaviour on one of the highest-priority koala mortality black spots on the Tweed Coast.
Murwillumbah Football Club celebrates new change rooms
Murwillumbah soccer club changerooms media release
A thriving Murwillumbah soccer club joined with Tweed Shire Council on Saturday to celebrate the latest upgrade to its facilities at Jim Devine Fields.
Kingscliff pool now closed until Thursday
Kingscliff pool update media release
Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre at Kingscliff will now be closed until Thursday for maintenance works after a safety hazard was identified on Friday.
Finalising plans for new Wilson Park playground
Wilson Park playground media release
East Banora residents are set to regain their local public playground, with plans for a new facility at Wilson Park going on exhibition for community comment.
Love Food, Hate Waste Challenge comes to Tweed
Love Food Hate Waste media release
Tweed householders now have an opportunity to save up to $1000 per year and go into the draw to win a $100 local food hamper, all by managing food shopping, cooking and storage practices.
Kingscliff pool closed this weekend
Kingscliff pool closure media release
Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre at Kingscliff will be closed this weekend for maintenance works after a safety hazard was identified.
Gallery tells story of Margaret Olley's home studio re-creation
48 Duxford Street media release
An exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery will tell the story of how 21,000 objects were removed, catalogued and installed to re-create Margaret Olley’s home studio right here in the Tweed.
Pottsville tree goes but its genetics will live on
Cuttings and seeds from a remnant small-leaved fig at Pottsville have been harvested to ensure the tree’s genetics are saved for future biodiversity needs and to again grace the village.
Draft Graffiti Vandalism Management Policy on exhibition
Draft Vandalism Policy media release
Tweed Shire Council is welcoming community input on the Draft Graffiti Vandalism Management Policy, on exhibition now until Tuesday 7 July.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015