Local firm wins contract to build Stuart transfer station

A new transfer station at the Stuart Waste Facility will help divert waste from the tip face, increasing the reuse of recyclable goods and materials and maximising tip space.

RADF Grants give arts projects a boost

The first round of Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants have been allocated for 2017.

Artists for 2017 Strand Ephemera announced

The artists for Strand Ephemera 2017 have been chosen.

Council starts final round of consultation on restructure

Townsville City Council has begun final consultation with staff on the most significant organisational restructure since the workforces of the city’s two former councils merged in 2008.

New exhibition celebrates 10 years of the Run Collective

A new exhibition is opening at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery this weekend that celebrates a 10-year journey through the lens of Townsville graffiti culture.

Activity session gets kids back to nature

Townsville children are invited to a free fun-filled morning spent playing in nature.

City Deal Implementation Plan to kick-start Townsville region

All three levels of government have released an Implementation Plan today for the Townsville City Deal.

Council announces new Acting Director

Townsville City Council announced Mr Mike Chiodo has today taken over as the acting Director of Infrastructure and Operations.

Commonwealth Games ticket requests open Monday

Ticket requests for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will open this Monday and will include the basketball preliminary matches to be held in Townsville from 5-10 April 2018.

Murray road network upgrade in full swing

Work is underway on the next stage of a $4.3 million jointly funded project to improve traffic flows on one of Townsville’s busiest suburban roads.

Circus Oz brings new show to Townsville audiences

Audiences will be taken on a visually and emotionally charged journey by the multi-talented Circus Oz ensemble at the Townsville Civic Theatre this Thursday and Friday, April 20 and 21.

Council to upgrade heritage trails in lead up to GC2018

Six of Townsville’s heritage trails will be upgraded as a legacy of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

Council turns to technology for sewer upgrade

Council is employing innovative technology to undertake a major upgrade on underground sewer pipes in North Ward and Belgian Gardens.

Council's services and opening times over Easter long weekend

Council services over Easter, including Libraries, Galleries and Pools opening hours.

Events, sports, arts secure funding in grants round

The Community and Cultural Development Committee today endorsed a recommendation that will provide funding to a large number of Townsville community organisations.

Mowing service for pensioners to be extended

Pensioners will continue to benefit from council’s lawn mowing program with the Community and Cultural Development Committee today supporting a recommendation to extend the service for a further two years.

Renowned Aussie authors converge on Townsville for literary festival

Residents will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the country’s award-winning authors next month as CityLibraries Townsville presents its biennial literary festival Savannah: Townsville’s Festival of Stories.

Council presents masterclasses for young actors

Townsville City Council and Queensland Theatre are offering young aspiring actors an opportunity to participate in a series of masterclasses at Riverway later this month.

Council offers free art workshops for school holidays

Townsville City Council is inviting families to visit the city's galleries these school holidays for creative and fun art workshops.

Down to business for city's Water Taskforce

Members of Townsville’s intergovernmental Water Taskforce met for the first time today, officially kick starting investigations into solutions for the city’s water security.