Council backs plan for major live cattle export facility

Townsville City Council has approved a proposal that will secure a major live cattle export facility and open the door to further development on the expansive Lansdowne Property it owns near Woodstock.

Townsville adopts tougher Level 2 water restrictions

Townsville has moved to tougher Level 2 water restrictions after hitting the trigger point of 30 % in the Ross River Dam.

New trailer to keep residents hydrated at city’s events

Townsville residents will benefit from free drinking water at Townsville City Council events thanks to a custom-built Hydration Station.

Region’s talent on show at 60th art awards

The region’s most prestigious showcase for local artists, the 60th Townsville Art Awards and 2015 Townsville Open Art Award, attracted 137 entries

Waterfront scheme approval opens way for city’s vision

Mayor Cr Jenny Hill welcomed the State Government approval of the Townsville City Waterfront PDA development scheme as a major milestone for long term development and jobs in the city.

Big utilities project set to start in Townsville CBD

A major upgrade of aging water and sewerage infrastructure will begin this week on a key Townsville’s CBD block to support new development and the revitalisation of the inner-city.

Grant to boost participation of women, girls in sport

Townsville City Council has received a grant which will help boost the number of women and girls participating in sport in Townsville.

The McClymonts to headline Carols By Candlelight

Country music superstars and ARIA winners The McClymonts will headline this year’s Carols By Candlelight event at Reid Park on Sunday, December 6.

Bradley uses brawn to tame lawns

Council supports sport, rec clubs with new leases

The Townsville City Council is supporting a greater range of recreational and lifestyle opportunities for the community by facilitating homes for a number of new local clubs.

Flushable wipes causing costly blockages

Wet wipes that have the potential to block sewers and damage the environment are costing council as much as $500,000 per year in blockages.

New produce garden proposed for South Townsville

Townsville’s homeless residents will soon have access to a new vegetable garden in South Townsville.

Veterans’ stories depicted in Australian War Memorial exhibition

Artworks by official war artist and Archibald prize winner Ben Quilty, will open at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery tomorrow, Friday 16 October.

Tree plan for West End works

Aitkenvale’s Illich Park is receiving a timely green boost thanks to a Townsville City Council infrastructure project on the other side of the city.

Magnetic Island waste facility opens gates to residents

Gates to the new Magnetic Island waste facility will swing open this weekend with residents invited to see the completed project for the first time.

Responsible pet ownership in the spotlight

Council has this week launched a new campaign which reminds residents of the importance of responsible pet ownership.

Bridge lift puts Daly Rd upgrade ahead of schedule

Construction on the $40 million Dalrymple Road upgrade reached another major milestone today after the final concrete decking span was lifted into place on the project’s two bridges.

Council targets feral horses with pest declaration

Townsville City Council will now have the power to direct land holders – including the State and Commonwealth Governments, to control feral horses on their properties.

Horseshoe Bay protection works continue

Council will redistribute sand along Horseshoe Bay this month to balance out uneven levels caused by erosion.

Mighty Cowboys colours fly high over Brisbane CBD

The NQ Cowboys colours are flying proudly on Brisbane’s historic Story Bridge.