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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.

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Last 10 Available Media Releases
27 May 2020
Northern Rivers councils tackling mosquitoes together
A consultancy has been appointed to undertake a behaviour change program to reduce the risk of mosquito disease in the region.
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27 May 2020
Tides overtop weir as Council continues discussions on solution
Higher than predicted tides overtopped Bray Park Weir in the early hours of Monday morning dumping about 15 million litres of salt water into the weir pool for the Tweed District water supply.
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25 May 2020
Help collect COVID-19 history for future generations
Tweed Regional Museum is actively collecting stories to record how the local community is living through the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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20 May 2020
Environmental Impact Statement work for dam wall continues
The preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed raising of Clarrie Hall Dam has continued during the COVID-19 restrictions.
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15 May 2020
Master planning process for Wardrop Community Village begins
The initial design phase of the Wardrop Community Village project - including the preparation of a draft site masterplan and some indicative concepts for housing design - is now underway. 
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15 May 2020
Celebrate International Museum Day from home
Tweed Regional Museum will be releasing a special digital exhibition on Monday 18 May 2020 to celebrate International Museum Day.
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15 May 2020
Paying it forward one meal at a time
The popularity of the new ‘meals to go’ service at Brett Street CAFE (Community Access For Everyone) has exceeded expectations and more than 600 meals have been sold since the new service began in April. 
14 May 2020
Some park facilities in the Tweed start to open from tomorrow
Playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment and public barbecues will begin to open across the Tweed from tomorrow (Friday 15 May 2020), in line with NSW Government announcements that COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to ease.
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13 May 2020
Take a virtual tour of the Tweed Regional Museum
The Tweed Regional Museum in Murwillumbah may have temporarily closed its doors but that doesn't mean we need to miss out on discovering local history. 
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13 May 2020
Parking enforcement vehicle put through its paces
Council has been road testing its Parking Enforcement Vehicle, to make sure its on-board equipment is set up correctly before it is put to work in the Tweed to help rangers identify illegally parked vehicles.
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