Announcement of Council-sponsored events for the period of 2023-2024

Announcement of Council-sponsored events for the period of 2023-2024
Announcement of Council-sponsored events for the period of 2023-2024

Tweed Shire Announces Funding for Exciting Events in 2023-2024

The Tweed Shire is gearing up for a series of thrilling outings as 16 events have secured funding in the Council’s 2023-2024 Events Sponsorship Funding round. These events aim to showcase the unique characteristics of the Tweed region and contribute to building a vibrant community.

A Diverse Range of Events

Mayor of Tweed Shire, Chris Cherry, expressed her satisfaction with the diverse themes represented among the funded events this year. She emphasized the importance of supporting events that align with the values of the region and bring the community together.

From visual arts, music, sports, and Aboriginal culture to surfing contests and environmental conservation, there is something for everyone in this selection of events. These events not only contribute to the local economy but also help create a thriving and lively community.

Funding Allocations

A total of $89,450 has been allocated to support the following successful recipients:

  • Bowls QLD State Pennant Finals – $2,000
  • World Environment Day Festival – $5,000
  • Murwillumbah Arts Trail – $10,000
  • Horseless Carriage Club of America 8th International Tour – Tweed Valley – $2,500
  • Kids in Need Dragon Boat Festival – $1,500
  • Carols by the Coast 2023 – $2,300
  • The Kinship Festival – $15,000
  • Head of the Tweed – $1,500
  • Tweed Coast Enduro – $4,700
  • Kingscliff Triathlon – $4,250
  • Seas the Day Women’s Surf Festival – $10,000
  • Annual Orchid Fair and Show – $3,000
  • Murwillumbah Show – $7,700
  • White Claw Christmas Race Day – $2,500
  • Tyalgum Music Festival – $7,500
  • Tweed Coast Pro – $10,000

The next annual Event Sponsorship Funding round will open in June 2024.

Stay Informed and Get Involved

To stay up to date with all the upcoming events in Tweed Shire, visit the What’s on Tweed calendar.

For more information on Council event funding and sponsorship opportunities, visit the Council event funding and sponsorship page.

About the Author

John Doe, Website Author

“I am thrilled to see the diverse range of events receiving funding in Tweed Shire. These events not only showcase the unique characteristics of our region but also bring our community together. Join us in experiencing the excitement and vibrancy of these events that make Tweed Shire a great place to live and visit.”


With the announcement of funding for 16 exciting events, the Tweed Shire is set to offer a range of thrilling experiences in the coming year. From arts and culture to sports and environmental conservation, these events reflect the diverse interests of the community. By supporting these events, the Tweed Shire aims to build a vibrant and thriving community while also boosting the local economy. Stay informed about upcoming events and get involved to make the most of what Tweed Shire has to offer.

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