Support for bowls club lease to transfer to council

Council’s Sport, Recreation and Parks Committee today recommended council take up the lease of the former Townsville City Bowls Club at 8 The Strand, after the club ceased operations in December.

Council area mossie control to continue over QN land

Aerial treatments of significant coastal mosquito breeding areas on land controlled by Queensland Nickel are set to continue under a long standing agreement with the Townsville City Council.

Fresh approach to community garden

A community garden in Railway Estate will be run more collaboratively to benefit residents and community groups.

Townsville urges pollies to fight planned weather office cuts

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill has called on local Federal politicians to fight plans by the Bureau of Meteorology to reduce the city’s weather office to an unmanned, automated operation.

Council signs over land for motorsport precinct

A proposed $22 million driver education and motor sports precinct in Townsville now has a formal home.

Chinese New Year celebrations

Townsville Bulletin Square will come alive with Chinese culture and food tomorrow morning as the official start to traditional Chinese New Year celebrations in the city.

City primed for big hits, thrills of International T20 cricket

Townsville’s Tony Ireland Stadium is set to erupt with the excitement of International T20 cricket this weekend when Papua New Guinea and Ireland go head to head.

Planning now part of one-stop customer service centre

Residents can now make planning and development enquiries at new, convenient customer service facilities at the Townsville City Council’s administration building at 103 Walker Street.

Rockpool off line for weekly cleaning, pump repairs

Residents are advised that the normal closure of the Rockpool for weekly cleaning has been extended for repairs to the facility’s water pump.

Welcoming Babies Ceremony this Sunday

The city’s newest residents will be officially welcomed this Sunday at the first Welcoming Babies Ceremony of 2016.

Chinese New Year celebrations bring festivities to CBD

Townsville Bulletin Square will be decorated with colourful lanterns this week ahead of traditional Chinese New Year festivities in the CBD.

Townsville pumped for PNG-Ireland cricket series

Townsville is just days away from hosting a feast of international cricket, including the big hitting of T20, between Papua New Guinea and Ireland at Tony Ireland Stadium.

CityLibraries program offers path to employment

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

Council to test market interest in Thuringowa centre

Townsville City Council will invite expressions of interest from developers, government and potential investors for the purchase or lease of the Thuringowa Civic Centre site.

Council ready with Burdekin water contingency plan

Townsville City Council has approved a contingency plan for the city’s water security to safeguard against another failed wet season.

Major utilities project to stimulate development and jobs

One of the biggest utilities upgrades in Townsville’s CBD will inject more than $55 million into the local economy to boost jobs and investment in the city.

Expo hopes to bridge the fitness gender divide

An expo to encourage women and girls to get active and participate in physical recreation will be held at Townsville RSL Stadium this weekend.

Councillors vote against recommended new pay levels

Townsville Councillors have voted against a higher pay scale determined by the State’s independent remuneration authority

Australia Day Award winners

Townsville’s Australia Day Awards are presented on 26 January every year to residents and organisations within our community in recognition of noteworthy contributions or achievements. The ceremony will take place on the parade ground at Jezzine Barracks from 9.45am.

Annandale road works on schedule

A major upgrade of William Angliss Drive and MacArthur Drive in Annandale is on schedule for completion.