Applications open for community, cultural and sporting grants

Townsville City Council is encouraging community groups and individuals seeking financial assistance through sponsorship to apply now.

Cartoons and characters on display at Pinnacles Gallery

A retrospective exhibition which surveys one of Townsville’s most celebrated political cartoonists, Robert Hebden, affectionately known by his pen name ‘HEB’, will open at Pinnacles Gallery, Riverway Arts Centre this Saturday night.

CBD Utilities Project swings into action

The massive upgrade of water and sewerage networks in Townsville’s inner-city is ramping up with projects set to roll out at various locations in the CBD.

Parking revamp planned for CBD

The Townsville City Council has approved a revamp of regulated parking in the CBD that will retain current parking rates, but bring fines into line with other regional cities.

Exhibition celebrates the development of art in Townsville

The development of the visual arts in Townsville will be celebrated at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery with the opening of Images of an Era: The Martin Gallery on Friday evening.

Council appoints new Chief Executive Officer – Adele Young

Former senior South Australian public service executive leader Adele Young has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Townsville City Council.

Echlin St quarry site works underway

Drilling and blasting to remove rock from the former Echlin St quarry site will begin today.

Budget - Events calendar features big T150 celebration

This year’s T150 Defence Force Airshow and Townsville Bulletin Skyshow on the Strand is the headline act in a year of events funded in a tight 2016/17 City Budget.

Budget - Budget delivers for community groups, families, seniors

Community development programs and services to support families and seniors are again a feature of the City Budget 2016/17.

Budget - Major projects to support city's growth

Townsville City Council will pump more than $40 million into major infrastructure projects to support the city’s future.

Budget - Funding for a sustainable city

Protecting our city’s natural assets as well as planning for our environmental future has remained a priority in the 2016/17 City Budget.

Budget - Renewals funding for water and sewerage networks

Renewing mains, sewers and treatment plants in Townsville’s water and sewerage networks is a big priority in today’s City Budget 2016/17.

Budget - Budget targets community safety, security

The city’s emergency response capabilities will be boosted in the 2016-17 City Budget with $3.6 million in funding for the construction of a new Disaster Coordination Centre in Walker Street.

Budget - Budget maintains focus on the basics

Management of Townsville’s expansive roads, drains, parks and open space networks is a headline area of funding in the 2016/17 City Budget.

Budget - Budget drives good deal for road spending

Major upgrades at two key intersections are highlights in Townsville roads and drainage funding in the 2016/17 City Budget

Budget - Council targets waste services in city budget

Construction of a state of the art transfer station at the city’s largest landfill is a highlight of the waste management in the 2016/17 City Budget.

Budget - City’s parks network a jewel in the crown

Townsville’s outdoor lifestyle will again receive top billing with upgrades and renewals for parks and playgrounds across the city in the 2016/17 City Budget.

Budget - Rates freeze relief for Townsville residents, businesses

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill today handed down a City Budget that eases cost pressures on the community with a rates freeze, and delivers essential projects for the city’s progress.

Budget - Budget to provide rates relief for investors, business

The Townsville City Council is backing investors and businesses in the city by extending the rates freeze in the 2016/17 City Budget to investment and commercial properties.

Budget - Bus stop upgrades highlights of transport, road safety budget

Bus stops and pathways will continue to be upgraded as part of a transportation and road safety focus in the City Budget 2016/17.