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 Last 10 Available Media Releases
Take a Walk
Museum heritage walks media release
Guided heritage walks of the Murwillumbah town centre will be launched by Tweed Regional Museum in partnership with the Murwillumbah Historical Society on Saturday 7 March.
Kingscliff beach access reopened
Kingscliff beach access reopens media release
Replenished sand levels have allowed Council to reopen another beach access in central Kingscliff last week.
Historic moment finally arrives for Deputy Premier
Deputy Premier museum visit media release
A cancelled flight might have stopped NSW Deputy Premier Troy Grant from officially opening the upgraded Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah last August but the State National Party Leader finally got his chance to inspect the multi-million-dollar facility recently.
Plan to save Tweed Coast koalas adopted by Council
Koala plan adopted media release
A blue print to address all key threats to koalas on the Tweed Coast has been formally adopted by Council.
New education program to help embattled graziers
Sustainable grazing media release
An education program on sustainable grazing will be conducted by Tweed Shire Council from next month, following confirmation of funding from the NSW Environmental Trust.
Funding commitment for final stage of Kennedy Drive upgrade
Kennedy Drive Stage 3 funding media release
A funding commitment by the NSW Minister for Roads and Freight, Duncan Gay, for the third and final stage to upgrade the western section of Kennedy Drive has been welcomed by Council.
The sweet potential of bees without a sting in the tail
Native beekeeping workshop media release
A free workshop on native stingless bees and their great potential for beekeeping in northern parts of NSW, will be held in Murwillumbah on Saturday 14 March.
Weather washout for caldera artist
Barb Suttie exhibition rescheduled media release
Local artist Barb Suttie is drawn to Wollumbin/Mt Warning by its serenity but her exhibition celebrating the iconic mountain was the victim of harsh weather last week.
Free energy assessments and workshop for local food businesses
Food business energy assessments media release
Small to medium-sized food manufacturing businesses in the Tweed have been powered up by a free energy efficiency program.
Tweed ceremony to honour Faith Bandler-Mussing
Faith Bandler-Mussing media release
A local ceremony will be held next week to pay respect to former Tumbulgum and Murwillumbah resident Faith Bandler-Mussing, a South Sea Islander regarded as one of the world's most influential women.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013