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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
New playground and community space opened at Arkinstall Park
Arkinstall Park playground opening media release
Community open space in Tweed Heads South has been enhanced by a new playground and public recreation area at Arkinstall Park which was officially opened today.
Council takes Waste Management Strategy to the streets
Waste Management Strategy information sessions media release
Council officers are taking to the streets to seek community feedback on a draft Integrated Waste Management Strategy.
Tyalgum tip to close in June 2014
Tyalgum Waste Transfer Station media release
Council has resolved to close the Tyalgum Waste Transfer Station at the end of the 2013/2014 financial year and establish a scenic lookout on the site.
Clarrie Hall Dam reopening ceremony on 1 May
Clarrie Hall Dam reopening media release
Clarrie Hall Dam will reopen to the public next month, with an official ceremony to launch the dam's $7.3 million upgrade.
Community invited to analyse issues for Rural Land Strategy
Rural Land Strategy information sessions media release
A second round of community information sessions to help create Council's Tweed Rural Land Strategy will be conducted during the next three weeks, to present findings from the initial stage of engagement in 2013.
Inflatable car getting community on board for road safety
Fatality Free Friday media release
Road safety is gaining more 'air time' in the region, with Council launching a new community awareness campaign today.
University building to remain a public asset
University campus building purchase media release
Tweed Shire Council will purchase Southern Cross University's Tweed Heads campus in Brett Street, in an agreement which will assist both organisations to provide services in the area.
Public exhibition of Draft 2014/2015 Operational Plan
Delivery Program exhibition media release
Community feedback is invited on five key documents in Council's integrated planning framework, after last night's Council meeting resolved to put the documents on public exhibition.
Call for applications for artist in residence program
Artist in residence applications media release
Visual artists, curators and arts writers and visual arts educators are invited to apply to participate in the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre's new Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence studio program.
Council opens the gate for pool safety fencing feedback
Pool safety barrier inspections media release
A targeted inspection program for swimming pool safety barriers is proposed in a new Council policy going on public exhibition on Tuesday 8 April.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013