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The Tweed Shire Economic Development Strategy (EDS) provides a framework for how Council will meet the challenges and opportunities facing economic development in The Tweed. The strategy presents seven economic development pillars that link to key projects that will establish The Tweed as a Shire with a diverse, sustainable and thriving economy able to provide jobs for its growing population whilst maintaining the unique environmental and landscape values of the Shire.

The Tweed Shire Economic Development Strategy (EDS) is a joint project between Tweed Shire Council and Destination Tweed. Both organisations play a key role in the economic development and promotion of Tweed Shire.

Tweed Shire Council’s role in economic development is to facilitate business investment, implement policy and create an environment conducive to appropriate industry as outlined in the strategy.

Destination Tweed's role in economic development is to market and promote the Tweed region as a tourist destination, provide destination information, investigate, develop and deliver new tourism product.

Regional Development

The Tweed Shire is the northern most local government area of the broader NSW North Coast and Northern Rivers Regions. Many of the specific objectives of the Tweed Shire EDS are supported by sustainable growth objectives at the state and regional levels.

Draft North Coast Regional Plan

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has developed a North Coast Regional Plan (external link) centred on a prosperous community, healthy environment and attractive lifestyle choices. Find more information about the Draft North Coast Regional Plan visit the NSW DPE (external link) website.

Regional Development Australia – Northern Rivers

RDA Northern Rivers (external link) supports regional development across a range of major business and industry groups and produces a range of regional plans targeting sustainable growth, economic development and social issues. Refer to the RDA Northern Rivers (external link) website for information.

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