Maroons' colours to fly high over city for Origin

State Of Origin fever has hit Townsville in a big way with a giant Maroons flag flying proudly over the city’s busiest roundabout thanks to the Queensland Rugby League.

Events portal offers entertainment at your fingertips

Townsville City Council will tomorrow launch an exciting, community-wide events portal to offer residents information on what’s happening in Townsville.

Reading in the spotlight for National Simultaneous Storytime

Townsville City Council will share the joys of reading with a young local audience for National Simultaneous Storytime.

Tours and Trails app gives a snapshot of yesteryear Townsville

A new Smartphone app developed by Townsville City Council as part of the city’s 150th birthday celebrations will be launched at CityLibraries Flinders St tomorrow.

Local street artists offered free space to create and express

Street artists will now have a permanent space to practice their skills and showcase their work with the opening of the Murray Skate Park Outdoor Free Wall.

Council to put city's major markets under the spotlight

Stallholders, traders and residents will be asked to put forward ideas to revitalise Townsville’s community markets as part of a city council review.

Jezzine stage 2 to deliver family fun activities

Townsville’s award winning Jezzine Barracks is set to win over even more locals and tourists and support local jobs with a $2 million package of new facilities.

Island landfill cleared of contamination claims

An investigation by State environmental authorities has cleared the Picnic Bay Landfill of contamination claims following heavy rain in March.

DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize winners announced

The winner of the DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize was announced at a gala celebration at Pinnacles Gallery in Townsville tonight. Brett Canet-Gibson was awarded the $10,000 DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize for his stunning portrait The Life of Riley.

Winner of the Percivals Portrait Painting Prize announced

The winner of North Queensland’s most prestigious portrait prize was announced at a gala celebration at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery in Townsville tonight. Lisa Adams from Cooroy, Queensland was awarded the $40,000 Glencore Percival Portrait Painting Prize for her stunning self-portrait Revelation.

Lego fun comes to life at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery will showcase the colourful fun of Lego once again, but with a new and exciting twist.

Call for Townsville artist to revitalise wall

Pedestrians and motorists along Ogden St in the CBD will soon be treated to a new piece of street art thanks to a partnership between Townsville City Council and Angus Smith Sportspower.

Summit to showcase Townsville innovation, creativity

Representatives from Townsville City Council will join about 600 delegates in Brisbane next week for a summit that will promote the Townsville region as a hub for innovation and creativity.

Council approves structural review to drive efficiencies

Townsville City Council’s management structure will be reviewed to achieve efficiencies and a sharper focus on front line services, Mayor Cr Jenny Hill said today.

Council increases scope of works on reservoir site

Townsville City Council has approved an increased scope of works on the West End reservoir project to overcome rock instability and safety issues on the former quarry site.

Council gives go-ahead to port quarry proposal

Townsville City Council has given the green light to a quarry project that will support the future development of the Port of Townsville and boost economic growth in the city.

Sugarland offers glimpse into teenage Australia

A moving play about friendships in unexpected places and their power to save a life will come to the Riverway Arts Centre next week as part of a nation-wide tour.

Baby expo to feature at this year's Eco Fiesta

This year’s Eco Fiesta at Queen’s Gardens will feature a market-style expo focussing on young children and babies.

Shooting Hoops session a chance to get active for free

Players from the Townsville Fire will join residents for a fun Shooting Hoops session at Strand Park on Wednesday as part of council’s Get Active 30 Ways in 30 Days calendar for the month of April.

$2.5 million upgrades kick off at Illich Park

Work is underway to transform Illich Park into a multi-use community sporting and recreational hub in the heart of Aitkenvale.