Tweed Heads is a city in New South Wales. Tweed Heads is located next to the border with Queenslandadjacent to its "Twin Town" of Coolangattawhich is a suburb of the Gold Coast.
It is often referred to Tweed heads south a town where people can change time zones — even celebrate New Year twice within an hour — simply by crossing the street, due to its proximity to the Queensland border, and the fact that New South Wales observes daylight saving whereas Queensland does not.
The background was Mt. The view was altogether beautiful beyond description.
The scenery here exceeded anything I have previously seen in Australia. Timber cutters originally moved to the Tweed Valley in After the timber had been cleared, farmers moved in with bananas, cane and dairy farming dominating the area, while a fishing industry developed.
The first school opened in Tweed Heads Tweed heads south once connected to the Queensland Railways system, with the South Coast line providing a direct connection to Brisbane. The Tweed Shire, inclusive Murwillumbah was declared in Given its proximity to the Gold CoastTweed Heads has a shared economy with Coolangatta based heavily on tourism.
Tweed Heads' most popular tourist destinations include Mount Warningone of the largest shield volcanoes in the Southern Hemisphereand the nearby Tweed heads south, Border Ranges, Springbrook and Lamington National Parkswhich abound with sub-tropical fauna and flora. In the censusTweed Heads recorded a population of 7, people made up of The median age of the population was 54 years, 17 years above the Australian median.
This has made the Tweed Heads region a prime location for retirement living, with 14 separate retirement villages. Australian born residents comprised Eighty-seven percent speak English as their first language, followed by 0.