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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 are encouraged to use our email subscription service 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

For comments from Councillors, please contact them directly. See Councillors page for their contact details.

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
2 September 2015
Father's Day memorial service to be held at Eviron
Fathers Day service media release
The second annual Father's Day memorial service will be held at Tweed Valley Cemetery at Eviron on Friday 4 September at 11am, in a joint initiative of Council and several local churches.
31 August 2015
Big push on to complete Murwillumbah CBD drainage upgrade
Council will begin a big push tomorrow (1 September 2015) to complete the next stage of a major upgrade to Murwillumbah’s central business district drainage and water reticulation systems, ahead of Christmas and the next wet season.
28 August 2015
All of Tweed to go wild-life friendly
A campaign to make Tweed safer for both pets and native wildlife is now available to all residents of the Tweed.
27 August 2015
Indonesian delegation visits Tweed to learn about flooding issues
A group of Indonesian professionals visited the Tweed Shire today (Thursday 27 August 2015) to learn more about how we prepare for major floods, respond to and recover from these events.
19 August 2015
Gallery and Museum to embark on contemporary projects
Gallery & Museum funding media release
Two of the region’s most popular cultural facilities will explore new opportunities on developing contemporary, interactive projects after a funding announcement yesterday.
14 August 2015
Students paint a colourful picture of shorebird protection
Shorebirds school program media release
Tweed Coast primary school students are helping to hatch a plan to protect shorebirds through a program implemented by Tweed Shire Council, NSW Local Land Services, Birdlife Northern Rivers, Byron Bird Buddies and Tweed Landcare.
12 August 2015
Marine Rescue Point Danger welcomes Council funding
Marine Rescue funding media release
Marine Rescue Point Danger received a boost from Council yesterday when Mayor of Tweed, Councillor Gary Bagnall, presented the not-for-profit group with a donation of $12,876.
10 August 2015
Final link in cycleway chain from border to South Pottsville
Wharf Street opening media release
Dedicated on-road cycleways now allow cyclists to ride in safety from the Queensland border to Pottsville South in both directions, following the completion of the last missing link in the Tweed Heads Central Business District.
8 August 2015
Lennox Head photographer crowned Olive Cotton Award winner
Lennox Head photographer crowned Olive Cotton Award winner

The ‘haunting and beautiful’ work of Lennox Head photographer Natalie Grono has been declared the winner of the $20,000 2015 Olive Cotton Award tonight at Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah.

7 August 2015
Insiders' advice on agribusiness success
Agribusiness workshop media release
Agricultural producers and rural landholders looking to reinvigorate their enterprises can get advice on agribusiness opportunities by attending a free workshop in Murwillumbah on Tuesday 25 August.
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Last Updated: 18 March 2015