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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.

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 Last 10 Available Media Releases
Funding welcomed for environmental impact study at Kingscliff
The NSW Government will share the cost with Tweed Shire Council for the preparation of an integrated environmental impact study for the construction of a seawall and sand nourishment at Kingscliff.
Destination Tweed contract extended to 2018
Destination Tweed contract renewal media release
Destination Tweed's contract to provide tourism promotion for Tweed Shire has been extended to the end of September 2018, following a resolution at last Thursday's November Council meeting.
Funding announced for riverbank stabilisation work
Riverbank stabilisation project funding media release
A project to undertake riverbank erosion stabilisation which is both ecologically sustainable and structurally sound has received a $50,000 grant from the NSW State Government.
It's a miracle!
The Miracles media release
The Miracles by artist Deborah Kelly is a fascinating installation comprising 37 photographic portraits of families with children conceived through various Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART).
Red tape cut to encourage more showground events
Murwillumbah Showground events media release
Organisers will no longer need to submit development applications to stage festivals and other events at Murwillumbah Showgrounds, following a Council decision designed to encourage more events at the facility.
New policy to balance activities in Tweed parks and beaches
Commercial use of public open space media release
Parks, beaches and other public open space in Tweed Shire are becoming increasingly popular with event and activity organisers, as people take advantage of the area's climate and picturesque surrounds.
Last chance to have your say on Tweed Coast koala plan
Tweed Coast Koala Plan media release
Submissions on a draft plan to save the region's dwindling koala population close on Tuesday 2 December and the Tweed community is urged to have a say.
Free energy assessments and workshop for local food industry
Energy efficiency program media release
Small to medium-sized food industry businesses in the Tweed are being energised by a free energy efficiency program.
ABS to present 2016 Census collection method
ABS presentation media release
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will outline proposed new collection methods for the 2016 Census at a community information session to be held in Murwillumbah next week.
Launch of Land for Wildlife workshops in the Tweed
A series of Land for Wildlife workshops will be launched by Tweed Shire Council on Saturday, 29 November 2014 at Burringbar Hall. Land for Wildlife is a voluntary property registration scheme that helps private landholders manage wildlife habitat on their property.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013