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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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23 August 2019
Don’t miss the free masterclass for Sustainability Award entrants
There is now an extra incentive to nominate for the inaugural Tweed Sustainability Awards – a free one-day masterclass to further develop local environmental champions.
23 August 2019
Rail Trail landowners invited to make their marks
Landowners adjoining the rail corridor from Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek are being invited to work with Council’s Rail Trail Project Team to ensure all inclusions required in the detailed design of the rail trail are documented and costed.
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19 August 2019
Rabbit owners urged to ensure calicivirus vaccinations are up to date
Rabbit owners in the Tweed are being advised to make sure that their pet rabbits are vaccinated against calicivirus, ahead of a release of the virus that may occur over the coming months. 
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16 August 2019
Signs that days of illegal dumping are numbered in the Tweed
Residents are being urged to report illegal dumping through a new signage campaign targeting two Tweed dumping hot spots.
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14 August 2019
Judge of Olive Cotton Award to exhibit alongside prize
With a practice that spans more than 35 years, Marian Drew is one of Australia's most influential and significant photo-media artists. Her new solo exhibition Borrowed Landscapes opens at Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, on Friday 23 August.
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6 August 2019
New signs and ‘dog prohibited’ zones at Pottsville and Hastings Point
Two areas have recently been declared ‘Dog Prohibited’ zones under the Companion Animals Act 1998, located at the mouth of Cudgera Creek, Hastings Point and Ambrose Brown Park and adjacent foreshore, Mooball Creek, Pottsville.
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5 August 2019
Tweed Emergency Dashboard takes out State communications award
An online one-stop shop for emergency information has been recognised with a major award at the RH Dougherty Awards for Communications.
5 August 2019
New temporary home for Tweed’s animal pound

A temporary home is set to be established by the end of 2019 to house Tweed Shire Council’s Animal Pound services for the next two years.

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24 July 2019
Two new colourful exhibitions provoke and question
Colour Correction by Konstantina, a proud Gadigal woman who now resides in the Tweed region, is a series of contemporary dot paintings presenting a modern narrative of First Nations people. 
23 July 2019
Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre Tip Shop closed for upgrade
The Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre ‘Tip Shop’ will be closed for at least the next six weeks from today (Tuesday 23 July) while renovations are carried out to provide an improved service focusing on less to landfill.
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