An aerial image of Greenbank Island and Tweed River.
An aerial image of Greenbank Island and Tweed River.

Developers put Tweed in 'too hard' basket

DEVELOPERS say they are putting the Tweed Shire in the too hard basket and taking their money elsewhere, fed up with bureaucratic roadblocks.

The Urban Development Institute of Australia says moves to invest in the Tweed Shire have become "problematic".

However, the Tweed Shire Council say the problems have come from Queensland developers unaccustomed to planning laws in New South Wales.

The council took on seven developers in the Land and Environment Court last financial year, spending about $1 million on legal fees.

UDIA Gold Coast president Sean Sandford said developers dealing with the Tweed council had become frustrated.

More on this at the Gold Coast Bulletin

News Corp Australia


Stylish, modern home perfect for a large family on Northside

Stylish, modern home perfect for a large family on Northside

Four bedroom, two bathroom property is featured as house of the week

New attractions are bringing more buyers to the Cap Coast

premium_icon New attractions are bringing more buyers to the Cap Coast

Real estate market is picking up as more people are visiting town

Tenders called for major schools energy program

premium_icon Tenders called for major schools energy program

800 Queensland state schools will have their energy use cut

Local Partners