Registrations now open for Welcoming Babies Ceremony

Parents of Townsville’s newest residents are encouraged to register their little bundles of joy for the 20th anniversary of the Welcoming Babies Ceremony to be held at Queen’s Gardens in conjunction with the Eco Fiesta on May 29.

Family truths revealed in tell-all tale coming to Riverway

A new play that mixes wry humour and a dash of Tennessee Williams with a killer 60s and 70s soundtrack is coming to Townsville later this month.

Council has win with State funding for Castle Hill project

Townsville mayor Cr Jenny Hill has welcomed matching funding from the State Government for an upgrade of the city’s scenic Castle Hill summit.

Author Alex Miller to visit Townsville on book tour

Australian novelist Alex Miller will visit CityLibraries Thuringowa Central this month as part of Townsville City Council’s One Title One Townsville book club.

Council praises service of CEO

Townsville mayor Cr Jenny Hill publicly thanked Mr Ray Burton for his work as Townsville City Council chief executive officer after he resigned from the position today.

City’s new look council officially sworn in

Townsville mayor Cr Jenny Hill has committed to leading an open and accountable council that will deliver a strong agenda of new initiatives and policies for the city.

Exciting Strand Waterpark renewal to start after holidays

The Strand’s star attraction, the ever popular Waterpark, is set for a complete redevelopment as soon as school goes back after the Easter holidays.

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.