Paluma township water supply update

Paluma residents should continue to boil their drinking water. Townsville Water has been working with Queensland Health to carry out regular testing of the township’s raw water supply, which returned a positive count of cryptosporidium two weeks ago.

Asphalt, night works for CBD

Asphalting works will see staged closures in Sturt, Stanley and Walker Streets next week as part of the CBD Utilities Project.

Musical talents recognised with scholarship win

A young Townsville violinist has been named this year’s winner of the Theodore Kuchar Scholarship for excellence in music.

Grants to support community projects

A number of Townsville community and arts groups will be allocated grants funding to deliver programs and events for the community.

Land management traineeships to offer career pathway

Council is seeking State Government support for a project to employ 40 trainees and deliver a Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management.

Food preparation and storage in the spotlight

Townsville City Council is using National Food Safety Week this week to remind residents to be careful with food preparation and storage in the lead up to summer.

Committee aims for regional employment, economic growth

A new group comprising community and business leaders will help support and secure economic and employment opportunities for Townsville as well as foster innovation through our local businesses.

Report recommends additional work on inner-city slope

Council will move to stabilise the slopes of the Stanley Street cutting following an engineer’s report outlining concerns of erosion and rock slip.

Ignatius Park College supports Christmas appeal

Ignatius Park College is challenging other Townsville high schools to collect the most food and toys for this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Christmas hamper packing begins at Food Relief NQ

Packing of 1,500 Christmas hampers for Townsville families in need has begun at Food Relief NQ for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Q&A session part of council's recycling week program

Residents will have the opportunity to have their recycling questions answered thanks to a Facebook Q&A session on Wednesday to coincide with National Recycling Week, November 7-13.

Stanley Street stormwater pipe repair almost complete

Work to repair a large hole underneath Stanley Street Project is almost complete.

Castle Hill Road closures

Castle Hill Road will be closed to all vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians from 7am to 4pm across three days next week to allow council to conduct routine maintenance and repairs.

Neighbours urged to unite to prepare for cyclone season

A new initiative hopes to unite neighbours to prepare for the upcoming cyclone season.

Water Week billboard design winners announced

Winners of council’s National Water Week Billboard Competition have been announced.

CBD Utility Upgrade works powers on

With work to repair a broken underground stormwater pipe in Stanley Street, between Walker and Wills Streets underway, attention will turn tomorrow to the commissioning of a new water main in Blackwood Street.

Council supports mentoring program for business ideas

Townsville City Council has been supporting some of the city’s creative entrepreneurs in a program that hopes to fast-track start-ups from a concept stage to a market-ready product.