Parks & Leisure Awards for Excellence
Winner: Knox Park playground in Murwillumbah
The Knox Park playground in Murwillumbah took out a Regional Award for Excellence in the ‘Playspace: Minor (less than $500,000)’ category at the Parks & Leisure Australia Awards for Excellence, competing against other projects from across NSW and the ACT.
2016 Australian Coastal Awards
Winner: The Kingscliff Matters Shopfront
Australian Coastal Awards for Community Engagement for engagement on the Kingscliff Foreshore Revitalisation, the draft Kingscliff Locality Plan and the Kingscliff-Dreamtine Beach Coastal Zone Management Plan.
2016 Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards
Bud Brannigan Architects received a regional commendation for the Margaret Olley Art Centre at the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah.
NSW Local Government Excellence Awards
Winner: Murwillumbah CBD Drainage Project
The Murwillumbah CBD Drainage Project was Highly Commended in the Special Projects category to recognise contributions, achievements and implementations being carried out to improve NSW local government.
Northern Rivers 2015 Regional Business Awards
Tweed Shire Council won the Excellence in Sustainability Award in September 2015 for its successful efforts to make business operations more sustainable.
Local Government NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards
Council was announced the 2014/2015 divisional and overall winner of the Natural Environment Policies, Planning and Decision Making Award at the Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Excellence in the Environment Awards.
NSW Business Chamber Awards 2015
Council won the NSW Business Chamber’s 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Award in November 2015 for its successful efforts in saving energy.
2015 Banksia Sustainability Awards
Winner: Tweed Byron Koala Connections project
Tweed Shire Council was named a finalist for its Tweed Byron Koala Connections project, recognised for leadership, innovation and environmental outcomes in the awards’ ‘Natural Capital’ category.
Murwillumbah and District Garden Club 38th Annual Garden Competition
Winner: Tweed Valley Cemetery (1st prize) and Murwillumbah Lawn Cemetery (second prize)
Large Commercial category.