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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 mediaTSC@tweed.nsw.gov.au.

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
3 April 2020
COVID-19 Care Package to help Tweed residents and businesses
Tweed Shire Council has announced a series of measures to provide assistance for those who have been affected financially by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
1 April 2020
Tweed Shire Council elections postponed

The NSW Government has postponed this September’s local government elections due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

1 April 2020
Do not come and visit the Tweed

The message is clear to visitors – stay away from the Tweed during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis unless you work here or meet specific exemption criteria.

27 March 2020
Mayor calls on the Tweed community to stay home NOW
Tweed Mayor Katie Milne has issued a plea to members of the Tweed community, including young people, to stay home unless you are an essential worker and to stop all but vital shopping trips.
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27 March 2020
More facilities across the Tweed to temporarily close due to COVID-19
Council-managed playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, skate parks and barbecue facilities will be temporarily closed to the public from Monday 30 March until further notice, as part of Council’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
26 March 2020
Face-to-face customer counters temporarily closed due to COVID-19
Council customer service counters at Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads will be closed to the public until further notice from close of business today, as part of Council’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
25 March 2020
Border restrictions start tomorrow
Tweed residents are reminded that the Queensland Government’s new border restrictions to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) come into force at 1.01am (NSW time) tomorrow (Thursday 26 March 2020).
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23 March 2020
Tweed Shire Council continues to serve the community
Council services - with some exceptions listed below - are continuing to operate as normal during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.
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20 March 2020
Seniors programs suspended at Banora Point

The Fun Activities for Banora Seniors (FABS) has been suspended for at least two weeks and another grant-funded seniors program postponed, as a precautionary step in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

18 March 2020
Mayor encourages proactive and precautionary approach to COVID-19

Mayor of Tweed Katie Milne is calling on Tweed residents to take a proactive and precautionary approach to COVID-19 as the number of cases in NSW rises.

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