Council’s innovation wins top public infrastructure award

Townsville City Council took out the top gong for project innovation at the annual Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia this week.

CBD utilities works update

Flinders Street West upgrade works will commence next week as the next phase of council’s CBD works.

Paluma residents to receive new water treatment plant

Paluma residents will soon have their very own treatment plant after council awarded the contract to CRS Water for design and construction of the plant for the small community.

Council to pick up hard waste

Townsville City Council will be taking charge of the kerbside hard rubbish collection after the decision to bring the service in-house was approved at today’s full council meeting.

Bus Hub design tender awarded

Detailed designs of Townsville’s new bus hub will start soon after the council awarded the tender worth $294,778 to local consultancy firm Premise at today’s full council meeting.

Council and NQ Cowboys partnership a win for the community

Townsville City Council has teamed up with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys to help sporting and community groups to grow.

Seniors of the Year honoured at annual luncheon

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

Photographic competition puts Strand Ephemera in the picture

The winners of the Strand Ephemera 2017 Photographic Competition have been announced.

Book Week program a real page turner at CityLibraries

Townsville children with a love for stories will get a unique opportunity to meet an author as part of Townsville City Council’s Book Week celebrations this week.

New concert hall is the right fit for Townsville

Townsville arts aficionados will have a greater choice of venue and spectacles to watch after council received recommendations for the best location to place a purpose-built concert hall at Monday's special council meeting.

Townsville Origin bid now has all-round support

Mayor Cr Jenny Hill has welcomed the LNP’s support for the city’s bid to secure a State of Origin match at the new stadium in 2020.

Annual Garage Sale Trail returns to promote reuse and recycle message

Townsville City Council will join about 150 other local councils for the annual Garage Sale Trail, the multi-award winning sustainability and community campaign to be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22 this year.

City to remember Vietnam War

On 18 August, Australians will come together to commemorate the men and women who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.

Controlled burns on Castle Hill to commence

Controlled burning to reduce the risk of wildfires on Castle Hill will begin tomorrow.

Free Riverway movie this Friday

Townsville City Council will present another free Riverway Movie under the stars and raintrees this Friday, August 18.

Townsville to host Arts and Cultural Festival 2018 as part of Commonwealth Games program

Townsville residents will have a unique opportunity to celebrate the spirit of the Commonwealth Games next year through Festival 2018 – a series of never before seen arts and culture events planned across the city from April 4 to April 15.

New Riverway site chosen for Thuringowa Cenotaph

The Thuringowa Cenotaph is set to move to a new high profile site at Riverway that will provide more space and better public access for Anzac Day and other commemorative events.

Call for local singers to audition for Carols by Candlelight

Christmas may still seem like a long time away but Townsville City Council is already planning the biggest show of the year – Carols by Candlelight.

Family fun day to celebrate boat park completion

The community is invited to a family fun day this Saturday, August 12 to celebrate the completion of works at the Townsville Recreational Boating Park in South Townsville.

Public has its say on Strand Ephemera favourite

The winner of the wilson/ryan/grose lawyers’ People’s Choice Award has been announced following the conclusion of the ninth Strand Ephemera on August 6.