Jamie Durie joins revitalise Townsville campaign

International horticulturalist and landscape designer Jamie Durie is lending his weight to Townsville’s campaign to refresh the city’s image.

Section of park closes for safety

Townsville City Council has closed a section of Dan Gleeson Gardens to ensure public safety following an influx of migratory flying foxes in the past week.

Sensors provide environmental data to assist project planning

Townsville school students are learning the skills they need for future jobs, by creating and deploying environmental sensors at Ross Creek (Hanran Park) as part of a wider collaborative project between Townsville City Council, James Cook University and Origin Energy.

Traffic changes in Blackwood/Walker St for CBD work

The Townsville City Council’s $51 million CBD Utilities Upgrade works will move into Walker Street next Tuesday, requiring a temporary road closure.

Historic find brings stories of lost diggers to Townsville

An incredible discovery in 2011 of 3000 glass-plate photographic negatives of World War I soldiers has been turned into an exhibition that will open at Pinnacles Gallery in Townsville on Saturday night.

Program to identify illegal sewer connections

An inspection program of council’s sewer system will be undertaken to identify illegal connections to the network.

Registrations for Anzac Day parade now open

Schools and organisations are encouraged to register their participation in this year’s Anzac Day parades in Townsville and Thuringowa.

City lodges project short-list for Works4Qld funding

Local community projects across the length and breadth of Townsville have been shortlisted for Queensland Government’s Works For Queensland funding.

Rachel Cairns to perform a few of her favourite hits

Townsville City Council’s Morning Melodies will commence its 2017 season with two performances by well-known local performer Rachel Cairns.

Planning Committee saddled up for new rodeo

A new rodeo ground at Hervey Range has been recommended for approval with the potential to diversify into the future.

Plans for new Vinnies HQ gets planning support

Plans to consolidate St Vincent De Paul’s Townsville operations at a new purpose built headquarters in South Townsville have received a planning green light.

Alma Bay irrigation network to be upgraded

The irrigation network at Alma Bay on Magnetic Island will be upgraded with work to commence this week.

Search is on to find city's friendliest neighbour

Are you one of Townsville’s friendliest neighbours? Townsville City Council is searching for the city’s best neighbours and will reward 10 winners with a $100 barbecue prize pack.

SES calling for new recruits in 2017

An information night next week hopes to boost the ranks of Townsville’s State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers.

World Wetlands Day event at Rowes Bay

Residents are invited to experience Rowes Bay as they’ve never seen it before this Sunday, February 5.

Da Vinci competition winners announced

The winner of a family holiday to the home of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence has been drawn.

Townsville confirms status as northern lifestyle capital

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill today announced a plan of action to cement the city’s position as a high quality investment and lifestyle destination in Northern Australia.

Hot weather raises risk of algal blooms

The summer swelter is raising the risk of algal blooms and the potential for a fish kill in water bodies within Townsville.

Last chance to register for Welcoming Babies Ceremony

Parents of Townsville’s newest residents are encouraged to register their little bundles of joy for the next Welcoming Babies Ceremony to be held at Townsville Stadium on Sunday, February 12.