Last chance to register for Ride the River event

Hundreds of residents are expected to participate in this year’s popular Ride the River event.

Sacred rivers wind their way through Townsville

An exhibition by one of Townsville’s most celebrated and best loved artists, Dr Anneke Silver, will open at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery this Friday night. Rivers: un-cut highlights Dr Silver’s deep and enduring love of the landscapes and rivers of North Queensland.

City prepares for Anzac Day commemorations

Townsville is gearing up for another huge Anzac Day with a large number of schools and community groups already registered to participate in the program of events.

Holiday action over Easter

Townsville youngsters will have a range of free and low cost activities to choose from over the Easter holidays.

Council services over Easter

Council services over Easter

Hunters turn out for Toad Day Out

Dedicated environmental hunters have once again put a dent in local cane toad populations during the annual Toad Day Out event on Sunday.

Council steps up mosquito control

The Townsville City Council vector control staff will step up mosquito spraying across the city, targeting parks and drains, following this week’s heavy rain.

Council shines spotlight on environmental issues

Townsville’s environment will come under the spotlight this weekend with a big double header of popular annual events – Earth Hour and Toad Day Out.

Fire’s colours fly high over city’s biggest roundabout

Townsville is getting into the Fire’s Finals Fever and displaying it’s true colours at one of the city’s biggest roundabouts.

Amateur actors encouraged to enter annual festival

Calling all schools, theatre companies and groups across the North! Registrations are now open for the 24th North Queensland Festival of One Act Plays.

2016 biennial North Queensland Ceramic Awards Winners

Pinnacles Gallery at Riverway Art Centre was a scene of excitement and anticipation on Saturday evening as the winners of the 2016 biennial North Queensland Ceramic Award were announced.

Council responds to smaller fish kill

Townsville City Council is responding to another, much smaller, fish kill in Ross River following further heavy rain and run off this week.

Mayor welcomes funding for new disaster coordination centre

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill has welcomed Commonwealth and State Government funding towards the construction of a Category 5 cyclone rated Local Disaster Coordination Centre in the city.

Council continues fish kill clean-up

The Townsville City Council is continuing a clean-up operation after a fish kill in the Ross River over the weekend.

Priority works gather pace on entertainment centre

A $5 million package of priority works is underway on Townsville’s Entertainment and Convention Centre (TECC) to ensure the city’s principal venue continues to stage major events.

Council urges residents to join national clean up day

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to help keep Australia beautiful and participate in this year’s Clean Up Australia Day.

Variety performance to celebrate city's birthday

Townsville’s Civic Theatre will light up with all the sparkle and red carpet glamour of Hollywood for an evening of singing, dancing and music that celebrates the city’s 150th birthday.

Library toolkits take the heat out of energy bills

Residents will be able to do their own home energy audits and potentially save on electricity running costs thanks to a new initiative at CityLibraries in Aitkenvale.

Alma Bay lights switched off for turtle hatchings

Townsville City Council has turned off the spotlight at Alma Bay on Magnetic Island to allow turtle hatchlings to accurately find their way to the ocean.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery celebrates bounty of acquisitions

Some of Australia and North Queensland’s most significant artists will converge on Townsville ahead of the opening of Director’s Pick – Recent acquisitions from the City of Townsville Art Collection at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.