We produce a number of reports and publications for the community, these can be accessed below.
Community Plan 2011 - 2021
In 2021, our community will be defined by the statement:
Townsville is the northern gateway to Queensland. Our well-built city connects people to their community, via an active lifestyle that is enjoyed by all who live and visit. We are leaders of positive environmental action. We are acclaimed for our business entrepreneurship, government enterprise, innovation, technology and cultural stewardship.
In 2010 we embarked on our largest community engagement process SpeakUp Townsville with more than 7,000 community members provided comments, ideas, and visions on how they would like Townsville to be in the next 10 years and beyond. This community input has formed the bases of Leading, Creating, Connecting: shaping a place to be proud of Townsville Community Plan 2011-2021.
Community Plan 2011 - 2021 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
Community Survey 2015
IRIS Research was commissioned by us to conduct a comprehensive telephone-based survey among the area’s residents. The survey sought a range of resident attitudes and opinions as input to our ongoing strategic planning and quality improvement process.
Accessing Townsville Guide
This guide has been developed to assist people to access the various shops, restaurants, attractions, and services Townsville has on offer. It also helps to identify appropriate and accessible accommodation. It is a valuable tool for everyone with limited mobility including people with a disability, seniors, and parents with strollers.
Accessing Townsville Guide (PDF, 535.2 KB)
Townsville Driver Education and Motorsports Precinct
In conjunction with the Queensland Government, we have assisted Drive It NQ in carrying out a research study on the preferred site for developing an integrated Driver Education and Motorsports Precinct in the Townsville Region.
On 11 November, Council have approved terms that clear the way to finalise lease arrangements with the Drive It NQ over land on council-owned property at Bidwilli Rd - near Woodstock as the preferred site for the precinct. Media Release.
North Queensland Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 2020 – 2030
The North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (NQROC) has developed the North Queensland Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 2020 – 2030.
The NQROC is a collaborative approach between the Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, Palm Island and Townsville Councils.
Waste management and resource recovery are a significant priority for North Queensland as the impacts of waste create a risk to the community, environment, and economy.
NQ Regional Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan (PDF, 3.5 MB)
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