EVERY YEAR, MORE AND MORE AUSTRALIAN FAMILIES DISCOVER WHAT MANY OF US ALREADY KNOW – THE TWEED COAST IS ONE OF THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS.
The Tweed Coast is well known for its relaxed lifestyle, beautiful climate, pristine beaches and world heritage listed national parks.
Surrounded by mountains, rainforests and the Pacific Ocean, and with the Tweed River acting as the natural link between the coastal attractions of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales, with Murwillumbah as the gateway to the Hinterland - the Tweed is a playground of possibilities:
Southern most sub-tropical region of Australia with an ambient temperature of 26°C
Second only to the Daintree in biodiversity, with Murwillumbah as the gateway to 60,000 hectares of world heritage listed rainforest and national parks A large and artistic community, with many well-known artists calling the Tweed home; and a range of annual festivals and events, arts, theatrical and cultural activities, supported by facilities including the Tweed River Art Gallery Choice of restaurants and cafes, shopping and entertainment facilities Pristine beaches and waterways
Diverse range of sporting facilities, including the new state of the art Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre and home to 4 golf courses Choice of public or private primary, secondary and tertiary education facilities including local, interstate and private universities Modern health care facilities Access to the major metropolitan facilities and attractions offered by Gold Coast and Brisbane without compromising the clean and green environment and laid back lifestyle of the Tweed Valley. (Source www.destinationtweed.com.au)
The Tweed Link is a weekly ISSN (International Standard Serial Number 1327-8630) registered newspaper produced by the Tweed Shire Council to keep our citizens informed. It is delivered free to over 40,000 households in the Tweed and is printed on 100 per cent recycled paper using soy based inks and is printed by a local company. It is A4 in size and printed in black and white (special editions throughout the year are printed in colour) and is available in full colour online or via electronic subscription. The Tweed Link is also available on audio tape and has been in existence for more than 15 years with the first edition published on Tuesday 12 November 1996.
The Tweed Link Policy (64kB PDF) outlines Council's commitment to informing the community and sets guidelines for what can and cannot feature in the Tweed Link in both editorial and advertising.
The Tweed Link carries Council's statutory advertising, which under the provisions of relevant NSW legislation, must be published in a printed newspaper that is produced at least weekly. This is why the Tweed Link it is published in printed form and distributed to all Tweed residents via Australia Post. However, it is available via email subscription and can be viewed online, via Tweed Shire Council website.
The Tweed-Byron-Kingscliff (Tweed Coast) region has a mild subtropical climate with hot humid summers and mild, dry winters. Heavy rain can fall at any time of the year.
SUMMER DAYS (December - February)
can bring hot, humid weather (25-30°C) with cloud, afternno rains and occasional thunderstorms.
AUTUMN DAYS (March - May)
are generally warm (20-25°C) and wet.
WINTER DAYS (June - August)
are mostly glorious, clear, sunny days (10-20°C).
SPRING DAYS (September - November)
are warm and sunny (15-22°C)