Celebrating Work Rivers Day this Sunday 23 September a tree planting is taking place at 10am on the riverbank at Col Wiley Park at Byangum.
Opposite ends of the Tweed River are at opposite ends of the river health spectrum, according to two recent water quality studies. Tweed Shire Council’s waterways program leader, Tom Alletson, said that ‘down towards the river mouth, the lower estuary... Read More →
Variations in the health of the Tweed River have been found during a four year study of the river.
Working to improve the Tweed River the North Coast Local Land Services and OceanWatch Australia worked with Tweed River oyster farmers launch an industry-led Environmental Management System the hope will ensure a vibrant and environmentally sustainable future for the local oyster industry in the Terranora Lakes Estuary
Byron Shire’s next door neighbour is having a party … and you’re invited! The party is called Tweed Fusion and it runs from this Saturday until 30 October.
Decaying and abandoned oyster leases along the north coast are not only an eyesore but also a health hazard, according to North Coast Local Land Services.
Police are investigating how a man in a 5.7-metre boat managed to crash into the rock wall of the Tweed River last night, crushing his hand and causing lacerations to his head.
Tweed Shire council last night knocked back a controversial plan for the redevelopment of the prominent riverside Jenners Corner site at Chinderah into a mixed boating and commercial facility.
Tweed shire council has taken another step towards cracking down on wakeboarding in the shire’s waterways.
Tweed shire council has rejected an application to build a boat storage facility at Chinderah amid concerns the Tweed River is being loved to death.
How many Gold Coast boaties can the Tweed River bear? Greens councilor Katie Milne is asking that question as the Tweed Shire Council considers yet another application this week for a boat storage facility.
Tweed Shire councillors have deferred a decision on controversial proposals for dry marina facilities for more than 150 boats at Chinderah after concerns on its affects on the riverside village were raised during debate last night.
Another fight is looming over proposed marina facilities near the Tweed River at Chinderah with Tweed shire councillors tomorrow set to vote on two large boat storage development proposals, one for the prominent old-highway rest stop known as Jenners Corner.
The push to open up the Tweed River to high-speed watersports such as waterskiing and wakeboarding continues apace despite concerns about erosion of the river estuary banks caused by power boat wake.
A proposed 40-metre jetty to be built on the Tweed River at Chinderah Bay would not only spoil an iconic coastal view of Mt Warning but increase boat traffic and wake erosion, according to Tweed Greens Cr Katie Milne.
The New South Wales Transport Roads and Maritime Services have issued a media release in regards to Sunday's races on the Tweed River. Boaters should keep clear of an area on the Tweed River this Sunday as Roads and Maritime Services has granted an exclusive use aquatic licence for the safe staging of dragon boat races