Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Articles from August 19, 2017

Back in Business after Flood; More Activity in Mur'bah CBD Than before Disaster
Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au MORE businesses are operating in the Murwillumbah CBD today than just before the March floods that so devastated the region. Tweed Shire Council's economic development officer Kym...
Butterflies Galore at Top Gardening Expo
VISITORS to the Gold Coast's biggest gardening expo, the Botanical Bazaar, will be aflutter with botanical experiences when the event opens next month at the Country Paradise Parklands at Nerang. Gold Coast Butterflies will once again bring their...
Call for Prison Officers; MP Continues Push for Custody Facility, Court Expansion
Byline: Liana Turner liana.turner@tweeddailynews.com.au AUTHORITIES are calling for prison officers to be permanently based in the Tweed, arguing the police force's limited resources are tied up ferrying inmates between their new headquarters and...
Cleanest Games Ever; Commonwealth Games Organisers Target Drug Cheats
Byline: Daniel McKenzie daniel.mckenzie@tweeddailynews.com.au A PLAN to ensure the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games are the "cleanest ever" has drug cheats firmly in its sights. Four doping offences were recorded at the 2010 Games in Delhi,...
Escape to Tropical Paradise
Byline: Shirley Sinclair TROPICAL island paradises are often only fair-weather friends. For most of the year, they may be gently swaying palm trees, calm lagoons and brilliant sunshine enticing visitors into their aquatic playgrounds. But...
From the Kitchen Table to International Shop Shelves; Ozganics Committed to Region
Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au FROM making jams at home in the kitchen to selling her organic sauces in far-flung places like Jordan and South-East Asia, Anni Brownjohn has shown hard work really does pay off. Based...
It's a Wrap: Film Set to Go; Aquaman Swims Back to Hollywood after Filming
Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au FILMING of the Hollywood blockbuster movie Aquaman wrapped up this week with the restoration of Hastings Point Headland now underway. Despite some initial community objection to the...
Job Numbers Up but Statistics Are Questionable
Byline: Denis Doherty IT'S an economic tale of two cities. It could be a case of "something wicked this way comes" for both the Gold Coast and Tweed regions according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics employment reports. When it...
Last Push to Save the Koalas; Kings Forest Petition Submitted to Government
Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au THOUSANDS of people have shown their support for the Tweed Coast koala population by signing a petition rejecting proposed modifications to a massive housing development's Koala Plan...
Looking at the Future of Our Earth
SCIENCE WEEK THE nationwide celebration of Australian achievements and capabilities in science is underway (August 12-20). National Science Week hosts organised events and activities, showcasing science as an interesting, challenging and important...
Racing's Game of Chess on Water; Future on Show for Annual Tumbulgum Passage Race
WHILE Tweed Valley Sailing Club's (TVSC) commodore will be aiming for a big result in tomorrow's Tumbulgum Passage Race, his focus is more firmly placed on the future of the sport. Originally from Grafton, lifetime sailor Bill Fenelon has been on...
Separating the Wheat from Chaff
LIVING NATURALLY OLWEN ANDERSON YOU'VE probably had this kind of light-bulb moment when the TV presenter breathlessly reports research that seems just the answer to your health problem. Maybe it's about the importance of a vitamin, a magic...
Sisters Doing It Themselves; Building a Global Brand from Pottsville Home Base
Byline: Nikki Todd nikki.todd@tweeddailynews.com.au WOMEN make more than 85% of purchase decisions, so it should be women who walk the talk and force change in the workplace. That's the driving philosophy behind Femeconomy -- a company founded...
Tweed Boy Hooks Moby Dick; Fishing Trip Turns Wild as Monster Mammal Snagged
Byline: Liana Turner liana.turner@tweeddailynews.com.au THIS really is the tale of "the one that got away". When keen angler, 11-year-old Nicholas Brasen, went out on his regular fishing trip with his father and friends over the weekend, he had...
Tweed Coast Tigers New and Old Celebrate History
Aussie Rules: Tweed Coast Tigers' tales from triumphs past will be relived today as part of a former players and sponsors appreciation day at Sea Breeze Sportsfields in Pottsville. The Tigers host Lismore in their final hit out before the finals...
Will Nullum House Stay? Community Centre Future in Doubt
Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au THE future of Nullum House in Murwillumbah is up for discussion as council decides on whether it should demolish the flood-prone building. Located next to the Murwillumbah Community...
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