Council welcomes Black Spot funding

Townsville City Council will work to improve safety for motorists and cyclists at some of the city’s worst black spots, with three locations to be upgraded with funding from the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.

Guest lecture puts portraits in the picture

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is proud to host one of the foremost experts in portraiture for this year’s Philip Bacon Guest Lecture.

Planning support for new food outlets

Two proposals for new food and drink businesses in Townsville have received the green light from the city’s planning committee.

Quarry extension receives planning go-ahead

A proposed extension of a quarry at Nome in Townsville’s south is set to proceed.

ISEC project to transform Townsville's inner city

The Integrated Stadium and Entertainment Centre will be the launching pad for development, job creation and lifestyle opportunities in Townsville’s inner-city, Mayor Cr Jenny Hill said today.

Lighting project shines the light on energy efficiency

The next phase of Townsville City Council’s LED Lighting Project will begin this week, to upgrade old style outdoor lighting with modern, energy-efficient LEDs.

Free workshops offer jobseekers a new path

CityLibraries Townsville is offering a free program to assist residents looking for work.

Council, CQU push plans for uni expansion in CBD

Townsville will target expanding education markets in Asia with plans to establish an inner-city campus for up to 5000 international and local students in the city’s CBD.

Faces of the past bring city's history into the future

The faces of a bygone era will soon appear all over the city as Townsville City Council continues the T150 celebrations.

Pacific Festival celebrations offer touch of nostalgia

One of the city’s most loved events, the Pacific Festival, will make a comeback this weekend to mark the city’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

Townsville hosts leaders of Asia/Pacific cities for T150 summit

High ranking dignitaries from Townsville’s sister cities in Asia and the Pacific are jetting into the city tomorrow for a major economic and cultural summit to mark the T150 celebrations.

Magnetic Island sand works planned for June

Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island.

Low level test blast planned for West End quarry site

Townsville City Council advises that a controlled low level test blast will take place in the old quarry tomorrow (Wednesday, June 1) at 1pm as part of site works for a new reservoir.

52 storeys of fun for kids at Townsville Civic Theatre

The stage adaptation of Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s bestseller The 52-Storey Treehouse will take Townsville kids through a whirlwind adventure when it comes to the Townsville Civic Theatre in June.

Community groups to learn effective online marketing techniques

Community groups will welcome online presence guru Brett de Hoedt to Townsville in June as a part of the Community Groups Built to Last program.

Library a one-stop customer service centre

Residents will soon be able to make all customer service enquiries at the new, convenient customer service desk at CityLibraries Thuringowa.

Roving artists offer free portraits to market-goers

Townsville artists are bringing art to the people as part of the Percivals art exhibition program presented by Townsville City Council’s Gallery Services.

Council secures purchase of prime inner city site

The stakes have been raised in Townsville’s campaign for the Integrated Stadium and Entertainment Centre with the purchase of inner-city land suitable for the proposed facility.

Council responds to algal bloom

Townsville City Council environmental staff are responding to a fish kill caused by a suspected algal bloom in a section of Ross Creek and Woolcock Street canal.

Regional councils unite to drive economic opportunities

Townsville City Council is joining forces with local councils and the Queensland Government to develop priority driven action plans to accelerate economic growth.