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Last 10 Available Media Releases
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24 January 2020
New-look Tweed Regional Museum reopens with expanded displays
Land | Life | Culture is the centrepiece of the new-look Tweed Regional Museum which includes refurbished and new displays at Murwillumbah, as well as a distinctive new brand. 
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24 January 2020
Seniors Festival almost here with 37 activities across the Tweed
The NSW Seniors Festival is fast approaching and the Tweed will once again be hosting a full program of events for seniors to get involved in.
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24 January 2020
Key Murwillumbah intersection reopens in time for long weekend
This afternoon, Council reopened Wollumbin Street in time for the Australia Day long weekend, after completing a $1.5 million upgrade of the key Murwillumbah intersection.
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23 January 2020
Save more water now and keep restrictions at Level 2
Council is challenging Tweed residents to switch off automatic outdoor watering systems and put away the garden hose for as long as possible following last weekend’s widespread rain.
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23 January 2020
Tyalgum water restrictions lifted
Water restrictions in Tyalgum have been lifted, with the newly refurbished village weir full from the recent rain.
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21 January 2020
Fish kill in Tweed River near Murwillumbah
The weekend’s rain seems to have triggered a fish kill in the Tweed River Estuary around Murwillumbah.
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20 January 2020
Tweed Regional Gallery & MOAC partners with prestigious art school
The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the National Art school in Sydney.
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20 January 2020
Rain delivers reprieve from harsher water restrictions
Water restrictions in Tyalgum could be lifted as early as tomorrow after weekend rain filled the newly refurbished village weir.
17 January 2020
Too little rain to ease or slow water restrictions
The recent rain has not eased Tweed’s current water situation and residents are reminded that Level 2 restrictions remain in place and that Level 3 restrictions are just weeks away.
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15 January 2020
Land Swap deal protects 140 local jobs
Seven local businesses have been endorsed for Tweed Shire Council’s Industry Central Land Swap Project and are likely to be permanently relocating their operations out of the flood-prone area.
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