Townsville Seniors of the Year honoured for outstanding efforts

Two Townsville seniors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the community at the annual Seniors Luncheon at Townsville Stadium.

Council listens to community on watering times

Townsville’s water restriction hours will be split between morning and evening to provide residents with more convenient times for watering.

Lifestyle expo puts seniors in the spotlight

Townsville City Council is gearing up for a week of celebrations to recognise the city’s senior residents.

Gala dinner pale ale to celebrate city's past

The Port of Townsville Gala Dinner Under the Stars is fast approaching with council releasing a limited number of additional seats to keep up with demand.

CBD utilities project moves to a new phase

The CBD Utilities Upgrade project will move up Stanley St on Monday as part of an upgrade to support new development and the revitalisation of the inner-city.

Council launches consultation on city's markets

The community is being asked to put forward ideas and views on Townsville’s community markets.

Council to seek community views on Criterion Hotel

The Townsville City Council will take on community feedback on the heritage values of the Criterion Hotel before deciding on an application to have the property removed from a local heritage register.

Mayor to launch Christmas Tree Appeal

The annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal will be launched at a networking evening later this month to kick-start the campaign to put food on the table for families this Christmas.

Flying Fox report outlines bat management strategy

Council staff will continue a strategy of using noise and lights to disperse flying foxes from the Palmetum botanical gardens as part of on-going management options.

Workshop encourages fitness at all ages

Townsville City Council will host a practical workshop next week that explores fitness options for the ageing adult.

Community invited to celebrate Riverway's birthday

The community is invited to come and celebrate the 10th birthday of one of the city’s most loved facilities.

Tougher water restrictions come into effect

Townsville will move to tougher Level 3 water restrictions on Monday, August 8 after hitting the trigger point of below 20% in the Ross River Dam.

Preparation the key as bush fire season begins

Townsville City Council is urging residents to dispose of their green waste responsibly with the official start of the bushfire season this week.

Park upgrade and emergency markers in Rotary partnership

A partnership between council and Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise will see two projects undertaken that will benefit the city’s residents.

Schools commit to nurturing nature

Townsville students will again have a chance to develop their green thumbs when 19 schools participate in this year’s Planet Ark’s Schools Tree Day.

Council secures future for city's recycling

A state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) will be built in Townsville as part of a new long-term agreement for the city’s recycling services.

Cleveland Bay Purification Plant upgrades to begin

Townsville City Council today endorsed the preferred tenderer for the supply of ultra-filtration materials that will be used in the upgrade of the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant.

School children to build sensors for PDA environment

Townsville school students will work with science, technology and industry experts next week to design and construct cutting edge sensors and learn how to monitor the environment in the CBD.

Australian soldiers remembered at commemorations

As part of the four-year long Centenary of Anzac 1914 – 1918 commemorations, Townsville City Council will hold a memorial service and wreath-laying this Saturday, July 23.

Spotlight on Townsville for Rugby League World Cup

Townsville is gearing up for the biggest festival of footy in the city’s history after being confirmed as a host venue for three matches during the Rugby League World Cup 2017.