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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
New pontoon officially opens in Chinderah
Chinderah pontoon opening media release
Mayor of Tweed Councillor Gary Bagnall and the Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, today officially opened the new Chinderah Pontoon Jetty on the Tweed River.
Going bananas at Tweed Regional Museum
Banana Festival exhibition media release
Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah is bringing back a whole bunch of memories with its ripe exhibition, Still Full of Vim: 60 Years of the Tweed Valley Banana Festival.
2015 Festival funding a boost for Tweed events
Festivals Funding media release
Tyalgum Music Festival, Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts, World Environment Day and the Kids in Need Dragon Boat Festival were among funding recipients at a presentation ceremony at the Murwillumbah Civic Centre yesterday.
Win a $150 hardware voucher by having your say
Asbestos survey media release
Residents of the Tweed have the opportunity to win $150 to spend at their local hardware store by completing a survey on the Asbestos Awareness Campaign.
Rates notices on their way to 40,000 + homes
Rates Notices media release
More than 40,170 Council rates notices will be posted to Tweed property owners this week. Land valuations were conducted by the Valuer General in July 2014 and for 2015/16 the minimum land value for Tweed is $179,738. 00.
Second Hand Saturday to turn trash to treasure
Second Hand Saturday media release
Registrations are now open for the biggest day of garage sales on the north coast, kicking off on Saturday 26 September.
An artist immersed in deep ecology
Lae Oldmeadow exhibition media release
Stroke Your Fur is the intriguing title of a sculpture exhibition by Blue Knob based artist Lae Oldmeadow, on display at Tweed Regional Gallery from Friday 7 August to Sunday 27 September 2015.
Council launches new Economic Investment Indicators
Economic Investment Indicators media release
A new online resource informing businesses and the community about building and development activity in the Tweed was launched by Council earlier this month.
Koala Tree Competition winners crowned
Koala Tree Competition winners media release
Winners have been announced for a new award recognising participants in the Tweed Byron Koala Connections program.
Walk 'A Day in Our Shoes'
A Day in Our Shoes media release
There is just under a week left for students, schools and members of the community to register for Tweed Shire Council’s Local Government Week event, A Day in Our Shoes, on Wednesday 5 August.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015