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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 Unit on (02) 6670 2575 or email

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Last 10 Available Media Releases
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14 June 2019
Lighting the way at Salt and Casuarina
The future is bright for Salt and Casuarina, with 3.5 kilometres of new overhead cycleway lighting officially switched on.
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11 June 2019
Councillor Warren Polglase recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Long-serving Tweed Shire Councillor and former Mayor Warren Polglase has been recognised in the Queens’ Birthday 2019 Honours List.
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6 June 2019
Gallery announces most ambitious acquisition in their history

A major artwork has been purchased for Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre after featuring in a milestone exhibition.

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5 June 2019
Celebrating sustainability champions in our community
It’s World Environment Day today – a great day for Tweed Shire Council to open nominations for the inaugural Tweed Sustainability Awards.
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5 June 2019
Tumbulgum flood project wins national award

NRMA Insurance in partnership with Floodplain Management Australia (FMA) has announced the Bureau of Meteorology, Tweed Shire Council, Tumbulgum Community Association, NSW SES and NSW Office of Environment and Heritage as the winner of its Flood Risk Management Project of the Year Award.

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31 May 2019
Local community groups receive funding boost

A community garden project, support for new mums and a youth service program are among the initiatives to receive a share of $29,600 in funding through Council’s Community Sponsorship Policy for 2019.

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17 May 2019
Art Deco delights displayed in Murwillumbah

Later this month, the National Gallery of Australia will launch the travelling exhibition Art Deco from the National Collection: The world turns modern. The national tour will begin at the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah, a town with its own rich Art Deco heritage.

17 May 2019
Wastewater plant set to host Council’s largest solar array

Council is on track to install its largest single solar array by the end of June 2020.

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16 May 2019
Your chance to help set social priorities in the Tweed

Council is developing a new Community Development Strategy to help guide future support for the Tweed’s diverse communities.

15 May 2019
Clarrie Hall Dam environmental impact statement process starts

Council will meet this week with three shortlisted consultancy companies to finalise the scope of works for the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed raising of Clarrie Hall Dam.

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