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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
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7 December 2018
Personal trainer and tennis coach wins Access Award
Personal trainer and tennis coach, Glen Bowe, has been recognised as the overall Tweed Shire Access and Inclusion Award winner for 2018.
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7 December 2018
Mayor’s 2018 Christmas/New Year Appeal now open
The annual Mayoral Christmas Appeal is now open to assist those in need, including injured wildlife.
6 December 2018
Aquatic scientists complete first round of surveys for dam raising
Ecological Dam Survey MR

A Council consultant has completed the first round of field surveys required to recommend an environmental flow regime from Clarrie Hall Dam that will minimise any impact of the raising of the dam wall on the downstream ecology while maintaining water security for the Tweed Shire.

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4 December 2018
Recycle Right to keep it coming ’round
A new Recycle Right Campaign to keep it coming ’round has been launched this week by North East Waste and its member Northern Rivers Councils, including Tweed.
30 November 2018
Works start on Tweed Coast Road at Chinderah on Monday
Council is starting work on Tweed Coast Road at Chinderah at 7am on Monday to replace a failed culvert and repair the road surface.
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29 November 2018
Artist draws upon details from nature
Delzoppo media release

Scottish-American naturalist, environmental philosopher and pioneer glaciologist, John Muir has said ‘when one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world’. Mullumbimby-based artist Carolyn Delzoppo has taken this quote as a launch pad for her new body of work that highlights the interconnectivity of all things, both seen and unseen.

27 November 2018
Extraordinary Meeting on Friday to consider rescission motion
An Extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Friday to consider a rescission motion on a resolution which confirmed Council’s opposition to the site of the Tweed Valley Hospital.
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26 November 2018
Expressions of interest wanted for Murwillumbah land swap
Land swap EOI media release

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from eligible Murwillumbah businesses, directly impacted by the 2017 flood, that want to swap their flood prone land.

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23 November 2018
Workshop for Rail Trail landowners to voice concerns
Rail trail workshop media release

Council will hold a workshop with landowners adjacent to the rail corridor between Murwillumbah and Crabbes Creek to advise them of progress and hear any concerns they have about the proposed Rail Trail.

22 November 2018
Celebrating Tweed's young environmental leaders
Environmental Leadership program media release

A graduation ceremony will celebrate eighteen Year 10 students for completing Council’s inaugural Secondary School Environmental Leadership Program.

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Last Updated: 14 July 2016