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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 Communication Officer - Media on (02) 6670 2575 or email

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 Last 10 Available Media Releases
Fire protection workshop to safeguard koalas
A Living with Fire and Koalas in Bogangar workshop will be held on Saturday 16 August to teach residents to protect their properties and the koala population from bushfires.
New jobs are brewing in Tweed
The success of Murwillumbah's own Stone and Wood Brewing will see the creation of 17 new jobs in the Tweed Shire.
Fingal Head Public School cleans up at awards
Fingal Head Public School has cleaned up at this year's Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) Clean Beach National Awards.
Extraordinary Council meeting to consider further project nomination
An Extraordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Thursday 24 July 2014 at 5.30pm to consider a further project in Council's application for funding through the NSW Government Fixing Country Roads Program.
Asbestos trial cuts cost of disposal
Asbestos disposal costs for households will be cut by up to 60 per cent under a trial launched this month by Tweed Shire Council, in collaboration with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority, North East Waste and six other councils in the Northern Rivers.
Pool fencing inspection program adopted by Council
A new inspection program for safety fencing around private swimming pools in Tweed Shire has been adopted by Council.
'2014 'Living for the Future' Home Expo
Don't miss your chance to share your specialist knowledge, products or services to help people be more sustainable at home.
Development approval for hardware retailer
Masters development approval media release
Tweed Shire's economy is set to receive a major economic boost with the approval of a $13 million hardware store in Tweed Heads West.
Uki celebration to plant 1000 trees
National Tree Day media release
Residents are invited to help plant one thousand rainforest trees in Uki on Sunday 27 July, from 9am to noon, as part of this year’s National Tree Day.
Festival funding assists new and established events
Festival donations media release
List of recipients
A new dragon boat festival for cancer survivors and an Octopus's Garden Festival to celebrate the attractions of Boyds Bay were among the beneficiaries when Council presented its latest round festivals and events grants today.
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Last Updated: 14 November 2013