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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
Applications open for artists in residence in 2015
Artists in residence applications media release
Tweed Regional Gallery supports the creative pursuits of artists and audiences through a diverse program of exhibitions, activities and events.
River Festival theme turns attention close to home
2014 Tweed River Festival media release
It's that time of year again - the Tweed River Festival is nearly here and its 2014 theme, 'Our backyard, our catchment', is all about the small actions everyone can take to improve our catchment and community.
Comprehensive plan to help save Tweed koalas
Draft Koala Plan of Mangement media release
A draft plan to save the region's dwindling koala population has gone on public exhibition, with Council inviting community members to provide their feedback.
Workshop explains baiting of vertebrate pests
Vertebrate pest workshop media release
North Coast landholders will learn about controlling wild dogs, foxes and other vertebrate pests during a workshop in Murwillumbah on Tuesday 4 November.
Making a splash this National Water Week
National Water Week media release
National Water Week, from 19 to 25 October, is an Australia-wide initiative to inspire individuals, communities and organisations to work together to build community awareness and understanding around water issues and opportunities for growth and innovation.
Kingscliff Foreshore Master Plan top candidate for new funding
Kingscliff Foreshore Master Plan application media release
A master plan to enhance and strengthen Kingscliff's foreshore has been identified as Tweed Shire's top candidate for funding under a new regional grants program announced by the Australian Government.
Guilt-free shopping at its best
Second Hand Saturday a shopper's delight media release
Bargain hunters can indulge in some guilt-free shopping therapy when households and community organisations across the North Coast take part in the biggest day of garage sales in the region - Second Hand Saturday - on 25 October.
Further spending approved for Koala Connections
Koala Connections expenditure media release
More than $170,000 in spending for the next stage of Council's Koala Connections program has been approved by Council, just days after it was announced the program is a finalist for the State's leading environmental award.
Residents urged to stay clear of rare Bush Stone-curlews
Bush Stone-curlew media release
Kingscliff’s Jack Bayliss Park has again become home to nesting Bush Stone-curlews and the public is being urged to give the rare birds space.
Koala Connections a finalist for leading environmental award
Koala Connections award finalist media release
A Tweed Shire Council-led project to save the koala population on the NSW Far North Coast by reconnecting habitat has been selected as a finalist in the State's leading environmental awards.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013