Postage Paid A T W E E D S H I R E C O U N C I L P U B L I C AT I O N ( 0 2 ) 6 6 7 0 2 4 0 0 I S S U E 6 2 6 1 8 A U G 2 0 0 9 I S S N 1 3 2 7 - 8 6 3 0 Managing our water supply and demand in the Tweed I NTEGRATED Water Cycle Management (IWCM) is a way of managing water in If you would like to hear more about the Tweed’s Integrated Water Cycle Management which all components of the strategy, detailed information is water system are utilised so available at Council’s ofﬁces in that the water resources are Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah efﬁciently used, recycled and or on council’s website www. discharged to maximise beneﬁts tweed.nsw.gov.au to the community and minimise impacts to the environment. IWCM 18 actions: It involves the integrated 1. Demand Management planning and management of 2. Drought Management water supply, sewerage and 3. Risk-based Water Quality stormwater systems within a Management long-term-strategic framework. 4. Water Loss Management In 2006 Council prepared 5. Quality Management and exhibited the ﬁrst phase 6. Environmental An aerial view of Clarrie Hall Dam of this process on the Tweed Management - an Integrated Water Cycle 7. Water Supply revised list of 18 actions relating Further community input will 8. Tyalgum Water Treatment Management Context and to water supply, wastewater, continue to be sought on future Strategy Report. Plant stormwater, urban design and IWCM Actions such as the 9. Uki Water Treatment Plant This report speciﬁed catchment management. Drought Management Strategy 26 actions that should be 10. Water Asset Management “This update was the result of which is currently on exhibition 11. Optimisation of Sewerage undertaken to improve the the progress made to date and until 25 September. way water is utilised within the Infrastructure the ongoing review of actions Tweed Shire Council 12. Sewerage Infrastructure Tweed. that is central to the IWCM will continue to involve and To date, Council has Augmentation process,” Mr Burnham said. engage the community through 13. Recycled Water undertaken many of the The community has been education programs, water actions in the IWCM report and 14. Sewerage Asset involved or invited to comment efﬁcient retroﬁt programs, Management consulted with the community at on progress to the IWCM actions encouraging installation of important stages in the process. 15. Stormwater retention/ to date including the Demand rainwater tanks, providing treatment hotspots The second phase is well under Management Strategy (adopted information and requesting way and many of the studies 16. Implement Water January 2009), Recycled Water community comments at Sensitive Urban Design required have already been projects at Chinderah and Les important stages of the process. completed. (WSUD) Burger Fields (2008-2009), The community is invited 17. Promote WSUD and Council’s Manager Water Household Water Efﬁcient to become involved wherever Anthony Burnham said Council Environmentally Retroﬁts (2005-2008) and the possible so that the Shire updated the original 26 actions in Sustainable Development IWCM Strategy document can continue to improve its February this year by adopting a 18. Drinking Water Catchment (adopted December 2006). management of the water cycle. Management Plan Work begins at Ambrose Brown Park W ORKS are now underway at Ambrose Brown Park at Pottsville as part of a park upgrade. Both the northern and southern car parks are nearing completion and will be open to the public to utilise once completed. The next stage will involve landscape works within the park area itself. The landscaping ﬁrm contracted by Council, Scape Shapes, will remove the old furniture and install new shelters, barbecues and picnic settings as well as new play equipment at the northern end of the park. Funding of $270 000 for Stage One was allocated in Council’s budget and a successful application for Federal funding of $230 000 through the Local Community Infrastructure Grants Program allowed Stage Two to be constructed at the same time, saving on costs and Ambrose Brown Park at Pottsville - upgrade works include new future price rises. shelters, play equipment, barbecues and picnic settings. Can you give wolfhound cross ‘CC’ a home? See our Council Pound Pet of the Week on page 2 ALCOHOL FREE ZONES - TWEED HEADS, KINGSCLIFF AND MURWILLUMBAH Council seeks public comment regarding the re-establishment of Alcohol Free Zones in the following areas: Over all or parts of numerous streets and public carparks in the Murwillumbah Town Centre including: • Queensland Road from ‘Harry Williams Gate’ of the Murwillumbah Showgrounds to Main Street Murwillumbah, including the car park area near Mount Saint Patricks School on Queensland Road. • Bent Street from Queensland Road to Church Lane • Church Lane • Police Lane • Queen Street from Main Street to Church Street • Main Street from the intersection of Nullum Street to Queen Street. • Wharf Street from Queen Street to Tumbulgum Road. • Commercial Road from Wharf Street to King Street. • King Street from Commercial Road to Brisbane Street. • Brisbane Street from Main Street to Condong Street • Condong Street from Brisbane Street to Nullum Street. • Nullum Street from Condong Street to Main Street. • Wollumbin Street from Nullum Street to the Commercial Road roundabout. • Alma Street from the Commercial Road roundabout to the TRAC in Murwillumbah wins Master Builders Award Alma Street/Paciﬁc Highway roundabout. • Tumbulgum Road from Wharf Street to Racecourse Road. • Factory Lane. • Budd Park car park. Tweed Regional Aquatic Over parts of Marine Parade, and Turnock, Seaview and Pearl Streets, Kingscliff; and Centre wins regional award Over part of Wharf Street, Tweed Heads. In addition Council also seeks public comment regarding the T HE Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre (TRAC) in Murwillumbah has been recognised with a major award by the peak professional body in Queensland for the building and construction industry. establishment of Alcohol Free Zones in the following areas: The TRAC project took out the Sporting and Community Service Over parts of Bells Boulevard, Salt, between the hours of 4pm Facilities ($4 million to $15 million) category in the Master Builders December 31 to 10am January 1, and Gold Coast Region Housing and Construction Awards at a recent Public carpark servicing South Tweed Swimming Pool, HACC and gala presentation at Conrad Jupiters. skatepark. The Housing and Construction Awards recognise those at the forefront of building innovation and excellence in the housing and If established, the zones will operate 24 hours per day (unless construction industry in QTRAueensland. speciﬁed otherwise) and for a period of four years. Council contracted Multi Span Australia Pty Ltd to undertake the Copies of maps clearly identifying the proposed areas can be $16 million project, which included construction of the adjacent multi- viewed at Council’s administration building at Tumbulgum Road, storey car park. Murwillumbah and Brett St Tweed Heads between the hours of Council’s Director Engineering and Operations Patrick Knight 8:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday. congratulated Multi Span on the award for the facility, which was All comments should be forwarded by Friday 18 September ofﬁcially opened in September last year. 2009 to the Building and Environmental Health Services Unit. For “This was a physically constrained site which required multiple further information phone (02) 6670 2400. recreational elements within a tight budget,” Mr Knight said. “Working with our engineers, Multi Span was able to deliver Clariﬁcation: The article in last week’s issue ‘Dangers of Mt the maximum results from the site as well as a very attractive and Warning’ should have referred the mountain by the name Wollumbin functional facility,” Mr Knight said. / Mount Warning. The mountain can also be referred to as Mount Multi Span’s Business Development Manager Martin Hood said Warning / Wollumbin. The dual naming of the mountain was formally the award was a tribute to everyone who had worked on the project, gazetted by the Geographical Names Board in January 2006. the majority of whom were local tradespeople. “The local community can be proud of not only what the local tradesmen and women have produced but also the kind of services Pet of the Week and facilities that Council has provided,” Mr Hood said. Age: Seven months “Multi Span Australia was privileged to be involved in working Breed: Wolfhound X closely with Council and the local trades to produce what has set a Gender: Female new benchmark for aquatic recreation facilities,” he said. Temperament: “CC” is a very social Master Builders Regional Manager John Duncalfe said the calibre of entrants in this year’s awards was outstanding and resulted in only lady who loves life. She has received the best of the best being chosen. some training and responds well to basic The facility will be inspected next week by three judges who commands. She would suit an active will select the winners in the Master Builders State Awards to be family who can manage a large dog. announced in October. TRAC is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a year-round, indoor If you would like to adopt a pet call Tweed building with heated 25-metre lap pool incorporating diving pool, Shire Council Pound on (02) 6676 6060 a learn to swim pool and hydrotherapy pool. The 50-metre pool 10 am - 4 pm seven days a week or visit has been refurbished and upgraded to eight lanes. Other summer www.tweed.nsw.gov.au features include a children’s leisure pool with interactive features All pets are desexed and vaccinated. and waterslide. How Tweed Council compares T HE Department of Local Government’s 2007-2008 Comparative Information report was released on 17 July. To allow comparison of performance, Tweed Shire Council is classiﬁed with councils of a similar size in Group 5 together with Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, Shoalhaven and Wollongong. Some snapshots from the ﬁndings of the report are: Rating: - The farmland rate of Tweed remains to be the lowest rate in Group 5. - The business rate of Tweed is 102 per cent less than the NSW average and 158 per cent less than the Group 5 average. The Tweed Business rate remains approximately 18 per cent higher than lowest ranked Group 5 member Shoalhaven. - Tweed effectiveness of collecting outstanding rates and annual Tweed community members of all ages planted bush tucker charges has improved with a six per cent decrease over two years. plants at Sweetnam Park on National Tree Day. Ruben Quint (left) helped his dad, Sam Quint while Selam Dietrich (right) Financial performance: also dug deep. National Tree Day success - Tweed generated approximately 25 per cent less income from Rates and Charges than the Group 5 average and 19 per cent less than the State average. - Tweed continues to achieve the higher interest income for Group 5 and remains consistently above 30 per cent higher than the state M ORE than 50 volunteers joined forces to establish a food forest at Sweetnam Park in Uki on National Tree Day on 2 August. Many others also gave their time at various locations average. - Tweed recorded 37 per cent less income from grants than the across the Tweed. state average. The volunteers planted 350 bush tucker plants generously - Income from contributions is an important revenue source donated by Uki Community Catchments Nursery, Tweed Shire for Tweed Shire Council. Tweed raised 83 per cent more from Council Nursery, Burringbar Rainforest Nursery, Limpinwood contributions than the state average. Gardens Nursery and Mother Nature’s Bushtucker Nursery. - The average of group 5, excluding Tweed is only 7.04. Lake Organisers were delighted with the success of the community Macquarie is the next ranked council raising 14.41 per cent of event and thank all those who contributed. Volunteers were income from contributions. rewarded for their hard work with bush tucker recipes to take home - Tweed has come from the lowest ranked Council for income raised and try out. by other sources in 2006/07 to be the highest ranked council in It is unfortunate that 20 of the plants were dug up and stolen 2007/08. after the event. However, the community will dig deep and repair this thoughtless damage. Expenditure: - Tweed reduced employee costs by 0.7 per cent on the Recreation and leisure services: previous2006/07 year and remains the lowest source of expense - Tweed improved spending on recreational and leisure services by in Group 5. 11.7 per cent on the previous 2006/07 year. - Tweed increased its borrowing costs by 28 per cent on the previous - Tweed spent approximately 13 per cent less than the Group 5 2006/07 year. The cost of borrowing for Tweed is 47 per cent average. greater than the Group 5 average. - Tweed has decreased the deprecation costs by 6 per cent on Community services the previous 2006/07 year. Depreciation costs remain 45 per cent - Tweed has improved expenditure on community services by 39.3 greater than the Group 5 average. per cent on the previous 2006/07 year. - Tweed spent approximately 8 per cent less than the Group 5 Environmental management and health services: average. - Tweed has increased spending on environmental management - The Group 5 average is 1.36 times less than the NSW average of and health services by 15 per cent on the previous 2006/07 year. $59.00. - Shoalhaven was the highest ranked in Group 5 spending 2.5 times more than Tweed on environmental management and health To view the entire report, go to www.dlg.nsw.gov.au and look under services. ‘Recent Publications’. POSITIONS VACANT Position Title Ref No Unit Salary Closing Date Training Ofﬁcer 09-036 Human Resources Salary ranges between $67 000 - $77 000 per annum 4.00pm (inclusive of 9% superannuation). 28/8/2009 Landﬁll Operations 09-037 Waste Management Salary ranges between $798.46 and $914.81 per week 4.00pm Supervisor (dependent upon experience) plus 9% superannuation. 28/8/2009 Applicants must obtain the vacancy information package and selection criteria, which are available from Council’s website www.tweed. nsw.gov.au and the Positions Vacant Noticeboard in the reception area of the Murwillumbah Civic and Cultural Centre. Alternatively, please call (02) 6670 2495 for more information. Successful applicants will be subject to a three month probationary period. Tweed Shire Council supports Equal Employment Opportunity and has a smoke, alcohol and drug free workplace policy. Casual Employment: All casual positions at Council are now managed by JHA Recruitment. For further information on casual positions, please call 1300 800 301 or visit http://www.jharecruitment.com.au O ver 1000 people attended Tweed Shire Council’s inaugural family fun day held at Salt on Sunday 9 August as part of Local Government Week The fun day was a huge success with residents enjoying the free family entertainment as well as the chance to meet the councillors, learn about Council services and the opportunity to pick up some free native plants or win a compost bin. During Local Government Week Council hosted a range of workshops and events. TENDERS Tender No. Description Cost of Hard Copy Tender Closing Documentation Date - 4.00pm EC2009-095 Supply and Delivery of Bitumen Emulsion $22 9 September 2009 Tenders must be lodged as speciﬁed in the tender documentation. Tender documentation is available at no charge from Council’s web site at www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/tenders All tenders will be opened at closing time and will be considered by Council in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 and the N.S. W. Local Government (General) Regulations, 2005. The lowest or any tender is not necessarily accepted and canvassing of Councillors or staff will disqualify. For further information please contact Mr Steve Paff (02)6670 2478. Mr Mike Rayner, General Manager Tweed Shire Council, PO Box 816, Murwillumbah NSW 2484 EXHIBITION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT “Rise” Estate, Bilambil Heights Application No MP 08_0234 Location Marana Street, Bilambil Heights Proponent Terranora Group Management Pty Ltd Council area Tweed Approval Authority Minister for Planning Description of proposal A proposed mixed use residential community over a 187 hectare site comprising 1604 residential dwelling lots to accommodate a variety of housing styles, a 200 bed nursing home, retail and community facilities and ancillary infrastructure. Application of Part 3A The proposal is a project to which Part 3A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act) applies by virtue of it being development of a kind that is described in Schedule 1 of the State Environmental Planning Policy (Major Development) 2005 – namely clause 13(1) with respect to residential, commercial or retail projects with a capital investment value of more than $100 million. Exhibition The Environmental Assessment (EA) and State Significant Site Study will be on public exhibition from 19 August until 18 September 2009 during regular business hours at: • Department of Planning, Information Centre, 23-33 Bridge Street, Sydney; • Tweed Shire Council, Civic & Cultural Centre, Tumbulgum Road, Murwillumbah; and • Tweed Shire Council, Tweed Heads Branch Office, Brett Street, Tweed Heads. A copy of the EA may also be viewed on the Department of Planning’s website (www.planning.nsw.gov.au). Submissions You are invited to make a written submission on this project. This submission should include: • your name and address; • the name and application reference number (MP08_0234) of the project; • a statement on whether you support or object to the proposal; and • the reasons why you support or object to the proposal. Your submission must reach the Department of Planning by close of business on 18 September 2009 and should be addressed to: Director – State Significant Sites Department of Planning GPO Box 39 SYDNEY NSW 2001 Fax: (02) 9228 6570 Email: email@example.com Persons lodging submissions are required to declare reportable political donations (including donations of or more than $1,000) made in the previous two years. For more details, including a disclosure form, go to www.planning.nsw.gov.au/donations. Under section 75H of the EP&A Act, the Director-General is required to provide copies of submissions received during the exhibition period, or a report of the issues raised in those submissions, to the Proponent and other interested public authorities. If you do not want your contact details to be made available to the Proponent or these public authorities, please state this in your submission. Enquiries: Simon Bennett 02 9228 6573 802071 Olive Cotton ROAD CLOSURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE 2009 winner REPCO RALLY AND SPEED ON TWEED EVENTS FOR ALL QUERIES REGARDING ROAD CLOSURES PLEASE CONTACT REPCO RALLY AUSTRALIA 1800 154 515 OR SPEED ON TWEED (02) 6676 7029 Wednesday 2 September Road From To Time Queensland Rd Mooball St Waterloo St 9am – midnight Thursday 3 September Road From To Time Queensland Rd Mooball St Waterloo St All Day Queensland Rd (southbound only) Waterloo St Murwillumbah St 9am – 5pm Queensland Rd Waterloo St Murwillumbah St 5pm – 10pm Murwillumbah St Brisbane St Queen St 12midday – 8pm Wharf St Queen St Commercial Rd 12midday – 8pm Brisbane St (northbound only) Wollumbin St Murwillumbah St 5pm – 10pm Murwillumbah St Mooball St Brisbane St 5pm – 10pm Mooball St Murwillumbah St Rous St 5pm – 10pm T HE winner of the Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture for Rous St Waterloo St Mooball St Ewing St Waterloo St Queensland Rd 5pm – 10pm 5pm – 10pm 2009 is Richard O’Farrell with Ewing St Rous St Queensland Rd 5pm – 10pm his work Savitri (above). Tweed Byangum Rd Murwillumbah St Wollumbin St 5pm – 10pm River Art Gallery Director Susi Knox Park carpark (off Wollumbin St) 6am – 10pm Muddiman chose Stephen Dupont’s work The Bad Seeds. Friday 4 September Highly Commended were John Road From To Time Slaytor (Sibling Rage), Alberto Queensland Rd Mooball St Waterloo St All Day Sanchez-Peinador (Frank), Queensland Rd (southbound only) Waterloo St Murwillumbah St9am – 5pm Adam Hollingsworth (The Last Queensland Rd Waterloo St Murwillumbah St5pm – midnight Supper, My Father’s Death) Brisbane St (northbound only) Wollumbin St Murwillumbah St5pm – 10pm and Stephen Dupont (The Bad Murwillumbah St Mooball St Brisbane St 5pm – midnight Seeds). The winner’s were Mooball St Murwillumbah St Rous St 5pm – midnight announced on Saturday. Rous St Mooball St Waterloo St 5pm – midnight Waterloo St Ewing St Queensland Rd 5pm – midnight IN BRIEF Ewing St Rous St Queensland Rd 5pm – midnight MoU between TSC and SCU Byangum Rd Murwillumbah St Wollumbin St 5pm – midnight Knox Park carpark (off Wollumbin St) 6am – 10pm A new agreement between Byrrill Creek Rd Kyogle Rd Back Ck Rd 5:30am – 5:30pm Southern Cross University and Mooball National Park Rd Cooradilla Rd Smarts Rd 9:30am – 6pm Tweed Shire Council will lead Cudgera Ck Rd Tweed Valley Way Yalambee Ave 9:30am – 6:30pm to increased opportunities for Round Mountain Rd Reserve Ck Rd Paciﬁc Hwy 9:30am – 4.30pm activities including arts and Reserve Ck Rd Kanes Rd Round Mountain Rd 9:30am – 4.30pm cultural projects, research and professional development programs. A Memorandum Saturday 5 September of Understanding signed Road From To Time last Thursday formalises Brisbane St (northbound only) Wollumbin St Murwillumbah St 5pm – 10pm the links between the two Murwillumbah St Mooball St Brisbane St All Day organisations. A working party Mooball St Murwillumbah St Rous St All Day with representatives from the Rous St Mooball St Waterloo St All Day two organisations has been Waterloo St Ewing St Queensland Rd All Day established. Ewing St Rous St Queensland Rd All Day Queensland Rd Mooball St Murwillumbah St All Day Byangum Rd Murwillumbah St Wollumbin St 12am - 10pm Transport information Knox Park carpark (off Wollumbin St) 6am – 10pm A handy service was launched Urliup Rd Bilambil Rd Blackbutt Rd 8am – 1:30pm in Murwillumbah last week to help residents get out and about on public transport. The Sunday 6 September Transport Information Pages Road From To Time in the front of the north coast Murwillumbah St Mooball St Brisbane St 12am - 7pm Yellow Pages present contact Mooball St Murwillumbah St Rous St 12am - 7pm information for a large range of Rous St Mooball St Waterloo St 12am - 7pm transport operators in a single Waterloo St Ewing St Queensland Rd 12am - 7pm accessible location. The pages Ewing St Rous St Queensland Rd 12am - 7pm are complemented by a website Queensland Rd Mooball St Murwillumbah St 12am - 7pm www.goingplaces.org.au which provides more information on Provisions will be made for local trafﬁc and residents on some roads inside the identiﬁed road closure those services as well as links to periods shown above. For details and resident passes please contact the rally organisers, Repco Rally current timetables. For inquiries Australia on 1800 154515. Further information relating to the event is available on the Repco Rally Australia website at www.rallyaustralia.com.au please call (02) 6620 1800. DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION DETERMINATIONS PUBLIC NOTICES Notiﬁcation of Development Application Determinations for the purposes of Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 (as amended). LOCATION AND TYPE OF DECISION DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS FOR DA NUMBER DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC COMMENT Lot 20 DP 1130463, Use of shop 21 for a Approved Lot 21 SP 81176, podiatry clinic The following development applications have been received by the No 21/11-13 Pearl Tweed Shire Council and may be viewed on Council’s DA Tracking Street Kingscliff site located at http://www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/DisclaimerMasterview. DA09/0353 aspx or inspected, together with any documents accompanying the Lot 411 DP 859933, Additions to existing Approved development applications, at the Council’s Murwillumbah and Tweed No. 36 Enterprise factory (2 new industrial Heads Civic Centres during ordinary ofﬁce hours or if the application Avenue, Tweed factories) is located in the Kingscliff, Cudgen or Casuarina area the application Heads South will also be available for inspection at the Kingscliff Library during DA08/0985 library hours) (for a period of fourteen (14) days (excluding public Lot 4 DP 4279, Lot Refurbishment of existing Approved holidays) from Wednesday 19/08/2009 to 2/09/2009. 3 DP 4279, Lot 2 building for temporary APPLICANT LOCATION PROPOSAL FILE DP 4279, Lot 1 real estate ofﬁce Mr Joseph Lot 1 DP Change of use to DA09/0431 DP 4279, Lot 18 Goddard 1014402, Lot boat showroom DP 962878, Lot 1 20 Section 4 sales and ancillary DP 443232, Lot DP 2379, Lot engine installation 17 DP 965658, 16 Section and warranty 4 DP 2379, maintenance Lot 1 DP 437562, Lot 1 DP Lot 1 DP 183770, 1014402, No. 230 Tweed Lot 1 DP Valley Way, South 1014402, Murwillumbah No’s 60, 61 DA09/0118 and 169-171 Lot 1 DP 780189, Advertising sign Approved Boyd Street No. 172 Tweed and No. 58 Valley Way, South Recreation Street Tweed Murwillumbah Heads DA09/0264 Cooke Lot 28 DP Use of existing DA09/0473 The above development applications are available for public Investment 1066506, No. dwelling for holiday inspection free of charge at the Development Services Division, Trust 20 Shipstern letting Murwillumbah Civic Centre, during ordinary ofﬁce hours. In addition Street, to the above applications, since the last issue of the Tweed Link a Kingscliff further 8 development approvals have been issued for applications that would have only required Building Approval prior to 1 July, Any person may, during the above period, make a written submission 1998. to the General Manager of Council. It should also be noted that Council has adopted a policy whereby, on request, any submission including ADVANCE NOTICE OF BROADSCALE identifying particulars will be made public. Council will give consideration to the “Public Interest” and requests for conﬁdentiality by submitters in HERBICIDE APPLICATION determining access to submission letters. However, the provisions of the Activity: Control of Summergrass and Crowsfoot weeds in turf by Freedom of Information Act, 1989 may result in conﬁdential submissions selective herbicide being released to an applicant. Location: Dave Burns Field, Tweed South and Les Burger Field, Cabarita Please Note - Requirements regarding Disclosure of Political Gifts Dates: 24 August – 25 September 2009 and Donations Product name: Lesco’s Fertilizer Prem M A disclosure is required to be made in a statement accompanying the (Active Constituent Pendimethalin) relevant development or planning application by a person who makes the Warnings: Avoid entry to areas while spraying is underway. application. In addition, a person who makes a written submission either Contact person: Tweed Shire Council Parks Operations objecting to or supporting a relevant development or planning application Coordinator Matt McCann phone: 0429 904 396 must also make a disclosure if the person has made a reportable political donation. Disclosure forms are available on Councils’ website KINGSCLIFF LIONS BEACHSIDE MARKET http://www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/OnExhibition/DisclosureOfDonations. Always 2nd and 4th Saturday of month. Next market 22 August. aspx. Further information is available on the Department of Planning’s website http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/DevelopmentAssessments/ Donationandgiftdisclosure/tabid/209/Default.aspx AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES After hours - all Council services contact 1800 818 326. COMMUNITY ACCESS AND COUNCIL MEETING The next Community Access session will be held from 4.30pm on The Tweed Link is published weekly by Tweed Shire Council PO Tuesday 8 September at the Murwillumbah Council Chambers. Box 816, Murwillumbah 2484. It is delivered free to residents and To book to speak call (02) 6670 2540 during business hours. is available on audio tape. Subscriptions: non-residents $15 for six The next Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 15 September months, $30 for 12 months. from 4.30pm at the Murwillumbah Council Chambers. Editor Tiffany Stodart, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone (02) 6670 2400 or 1300 292 872; Fax: (02) 6670 2429. 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