Tweed Coast and Waterways Advisory Committee

The Tweed Coast and Waterways Committee is a strategic advisory committee to Council.

The committee advises on the ecological health, coastal hazard risk and recreational use of the Tweed coast and waterways. 

This includes ocean beaches, estuaries, non tidal tributaries and catchments of Cudgen, Cudgera and Mooball Creeks and the Tweed River.

The committee promotes cooperation between community, government and industry.

Terms of reference(PDF, 198KB)


Committee members

  • Lindy Smith
  • Larry Woodland
  • Joanna Gardiner
  • Robert Quirk
  • Adam Anderwartha
  • David Cranwell
  • Brian Bycroft
  • Graeme McIlveen
  • Rhonda James
  • Ian Berger
  • Samuel Dawson
  • Peter Comerford

Council involvement

  • Cr Nola Firth
  • Cr Chris Cherry
  • Cr James Owen - Alternate
  • Jane Lofthouse - Manager Sustainability & Environment
    Call 02 6670 2743
  • Eli Szandala - Program Leader - Sustainable Agriculture
  • Scott Benitez Hetherington - Program Leader Biodiversity
  • Tom Alletson - Coast and Waterways Team Leader


Meetings are held once every 2 months, on the second Wednesday of that month.

Posted Minutes are subject to confirmation and any recommendations are subject to Council endorsement.