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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
Councillor Gary Bagnall is elected Mayor of Tweed
Councillor Gary Bagnall is the new Mayor of Tweed until September 2015, following a Mayoral election at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council this evening.
COPS Trainee Case Manager wins NSW Aboriginal Award
Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference award media release
A Trainee Case Manager with Council's Community Options Program (COPS) has been named Young Achiever of the Year at a NSW conference for Aborigines in local government.
Bird watching
Deb Mostert presentation media release
The artist behind a highly popular and stunning Tweed Regional Gallery exhibition about birds, Deb Mostert, will be back at the Gallery on Sunday 21 September at 10.30am to reveal more about her practice.
Threatened species recovery program identifies 12 species
Burringbar Threatened Species Recovery Program media release
Twelve threatened plant species have been identified in two Tweed Shire catchments by a Council-led species recovery program nearing the end of its first year.
Lions provide $250,000 to Knox Park playground and youth precinct
Lions donation to Knox Park media release
Plans are being finalised for a $1.2 million youth precinct and adventure playground at Murwillumbah's Knox Park, amid news a local service group will contribute $250,000 to the project.
Council announces new Community and Natural Resources Director
New Director Community and Natural Resources media release
Tweed Shire Council has its first female director, following the appointment of experienced management and engagement consultant Tracey Stinson as its new Director of Community and Natural Resources.
Inclusive design makes sense for awards guest
Access and Inclusion Awards guest speaker media release
A champion for the creation of neighbourhoods and communities that use sensory stimulation to foster happiness and inclusion will be the guest speaker at this year's Access and Inclusion Awards, being held in Tweed Heads on 2 December.
Tweed to become hub of renewable energy network
Tweed Shire will be a hub for some high-energy and important network building when it hosts this year's North Coast Energy Forum next month.
Tweed Shire Council welcomes local government reforms
Mayor of Tweed, Councillor Barry Longland, has welcomed reforms for the local government sector announced today by the NSW Government.
Art access for Dementia Awareness Month
MemoryScape launch media release
A new MemoryScape program to heighten public awareness about dementia will be launched at Tweed Regional Gallery on Wednesday 17 September, to coincide with Dementia Awareness Month.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013