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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
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2 October 2015
Tweed powers ahead at regional business awards
Regional business awards media release
Tweed organisations have won several categories at last week’s Northern Rivers 2015 Regional Business Awards, including the top prize for Business of the Year to The Right Food Group and the Excellence in Sustainability award for Council’s successful efforts to make its operations more sustainable.
2 October 2015
Tweed Shire Council helps the community get on with business
Small Business Friendly Councils media release
Tweed Shire Council is celebrating the one year anniversary of the Small Business Friendly Councils Program, which is making the Tweed a friendlier place to do business.
2 October 2015
Motorists in Salt urged to look out for Curlews
Salt curlews media release
Motorists are being urged to be extra cautious to help protect a Bush Stone-Curlew breeding pair and its chick in Salt Village.
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2 October 2015
New traffic management plans for Main Street works
MDP changed traffic media release
Murwillumbah’s main street will be made one-way westbound from the clock to Queensland Road when new traffic management plans are implemented on Tuesday (6 October) as the CBD drainage works progress.
1 October 2015
RV-friendly campsites approved for Murwillumbah Showground
Murwillumbah Showground RC-friendly campsites media release
Recreational vehicles (RV) will have a new home away from home in Murwillumbah, after Council recently approved a development application for RV-friendly campsites at the showground.
1 October 2015
Tweed Heads TRAC temporary closure for new pump system
Tweed Heads TRAC temporary closure media release
Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre Tweed Heads will be temporarily closed on Thursday 8 October and Friday 9 October while new pump equipment is installed to improve energy efficiency at the complex.
1 October 2015
Business as usual at Tweed Heads TRAC next week
Tweed Heads TRAC closure update media release
Replacement of new pump equipment at the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre Tweed Heads has been postponed until November, avoiding a temporary closure of the facility next week.
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29 September 2015
Traces of Paris in Mullumbimby artist's exhibition
Michael Cusack exhibition media release
An evocative exhibition of work by Mullumbimby artist Michael Cusack will be on display at Tweed Regional Gallery from 2 October until 15 November.
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25 September 2015
Guess who's going to the Museum?
Guess who’s going to the Tweed Regional Museum?
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25 September 2015
19th Les Peterkin Portrait Prize winners announced
A selection of artworks entered in the annual Les Peterkin Portrait Prize, which celebrates the artistic talent of local primary school students, will be on display at Tweed Regional Gallery from 2 October to 15 November.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015