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The Tweed Laboratory Centre (Lab) is a multi-million dollar facility offering a comprehensive range of chemical and biological testing for soil and water. Whether you're a consultant, developer, local government council, a business or a home owner, we have the laboratory services to meet your needs.

Team at the Tweed Laboratory Centre

Established in 1987, the Tweed Lab is one of the most established laboratories in the South East Queensland and Northern Rivers region. Our highly experienced technical team prides itself on the quality and integrity of our range of services. What's more, the Lab is at the forefront of algae testing and research.

Our exceptional customer service sets us apart. The Lab provides transparent guidance in terms of what tests should be undertaken. What's more, we will also take time to discuss results with you to make sure you get the most from your testing.

NATA Accreditation

The Tweed Laboratory Centre is a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited facility for both Chemical and Biological testing. This means we have stringent processes in place to ensure our day-to-day operations conform to the Australian and International standard AS ISO/IEC 17025.

To view the scope of accreditation, visit www.nata.com.au/accredited-facility (external link) and type 'Tweed Shire' in the Business Name field.

The Lab is regularly audited by NATA. Furthermore, the Lab conducts a range of regular quality control checks (eg duplicates, internal controls, certified reference material checks and surrogates) and also participates in numerous blind sample inter-laboratory proficiency programs.

Our Fees

The Lab provides a high quality service at a reasonable price. For a full list of fees and charges, download the Tweed Laboratory Centre Services and Price List 2019-20 (368kB PDF).

Competitive rates are also available for larger corporate and council clients. Please contact the Lab directly for further details.

Contact Us

Email: samplereception@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Phone: (07) 5569 3103
Fax: (07) 5524 2676
Address: 46 Enterprise Avenue, Tweed Heads South, NSW 2486
Postal: Tweed Shire Council, PO Box 816, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Hours: 7am - 5pm AEST

Please note, samples are to be received at the Lab by 4.30pm or additional charges may apply.

ABN: 90 178 732 496

The Tweed Laboratory Centre is a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited facility for both Chemical and Biological testing. This means we have stringent processes in place to ensure our day-to-day operations conform to the Australian and International standard AS ISO/IEC 17025.

Frequently Asked Questions

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