Tweed Heads South, New South Wales

Tweed Heads South is a town located on the Tweed River in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in Tweed Shire.

Tweed Heads South
New South Wales
Soorley Street, 2017
Tweed Heads South
Coordinates28°11′39″S 153°32′21″E
Population7,902 (2011 census)[1]
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
Location103 km (64 mi) SSE of Brisbane
LGA(s)Tweed Shire
State electorate(s)Tweed
Federal Division(s)Richmond


In the 2011 census, Tweed Heads South recorded a population of 7,902 people, 53.3% female and 46.7% male.[1] The median age of the Tweed Heads South population was 52 years, 15 years above the national median of 37. 72.3% of people living in Tweed Heads South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 8.4%, New Zealand 3.5%, Scotland 1%, China 0.8%, Philippines 0.7%. 89.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Mandarin, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Thai.[1]

Sport and recreation

A number of well-known sporting teams represent the local area, including the local rugby league club South Tweed RLFC and South Tweed Heads Colts Junior Cricket Club who play home games at Les Burger Fields. South Tweed Skate park is there, too.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tweed Heads South (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
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