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.

Council to test developer interest in cultural precinct

Townsville City Council will investigate private developer interest in constructing and leasing purpose built arts and cultural facilities proposed in the Townsville City Waterfront vision.

Council awards design contract for Promenade project

A team of local specialists will join forces to design the first stage of the landmark Waterfront Promenade project along Ross Creek in Townsville’s CBD.

Auditions in Townsville for Opera Queensland chorus

Townsville residents will have the opportunity to perform alongside Queensland’s best singers in the upcoming Opera Queensland production The Barber of Seville.

Seniors program offers a chance to get tech savvy

Townsville seniors can improve their digital literacy for free as the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland program rolls out at CityLibraries Townsville.

Townsville to host Food Innovation Forum

Food and its potential for innovation opportunities to grow regional economies will be in the spotlight at a forum in Townsville next week.

Thuringowa library closes for refurbishment

CityLibraries Thuringowa will close temporarily in February and March for a refurbishment.

New era for Magnetic Island waste management

Magnetic Island’s world class environment will be a big winner when the Townsville City Council ushers in a new era of waste management on the city’s tourism icon in early March.

Council appeals for help to retrieve stolen Jezzine artwork

Council is calling for public assistance after the theft of a metal sculpture of crows from Jezzine Barracks over the weekend.

Stanley Street utilities upgrade finishes on schedule

Townsville City Council work on an upgrade of water and sewerage mains in the CBD has finished on schedule, and traffic is expected to return to Stanley Street by the weekend.

SES information session for new recruits

The call is out for new recruits to boost the ranks of Townsville’s State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers.

City kicks off year of 150th celebrations in ceremonial style

Townsville turned back the clock by more than a century today with a ceremonial city council meeting in the historic Magistrate’s Court to officially mark the city’s 150th birthday.

2015 Sydney Peace Prize winner launches exhibition in Townsville

George Gittoes: I Witness, a major exhibition of the work of leading Australian artist and filmmaker George Gittoes, opens at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery tonight.

Entries open for Percivals portrait competition

Entries are now open for North Queensland’s own portrait competitions – the Percival Portrait Painting Prize and DUO Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize.