Touring exhibition puts Indonesian art in the spotlight

The regional tour of Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7 will stop in Townsville for the next month showcasing nine works from prominent Indonesian artists.

Council traps wild dogs on Castle Hill

Townsville City Council’s land protection officers have trapped the two wild dogs responsible for an attack on a pet in the Belgian Gardens area early last week.

Australia Day Award winners announced

Townsville’s Australia Day Awards are presented on 26 January every year to residents and organisations within our community in recognition of noteworthy contributions or achievements.

Grants information sessions to help get ideas off the ground

Community groups and individuals seeking financial assistance through council’s Community Grants and Sponsorship Scheme are invited to attend information sessions at Townsville Stadium in February.

New committee to enhance city's image

A new advisory committee will provide guidance to beautify the city and present Townsville in the best possible light to visitors and residents.

Council backs Mater hospital redevelopment plans

Townsville has gone a long way towards cementing its place as a health hub for Northern Australia with preliminary approval for a 30 year redevelopment of the Mater Hospital.

Council to revamp Cotters following markets review

Townsville City Council will focus on building the Cotters Markets into a major regional attraction for locals and tourists after an extensive review of markets in the city.

Regional action plan looks to region's future

Townsville will work with other North Queensland regional councils to look at new ways to grow regional economies.

State spotlight on Townsville for Aussie Day celebrations

Townsville will again take centre stage in Queensland’s Australia Day activities next week with a major celebration of Aussie spirit at Jezzine Barracks.

Heroes and villains take over Thuringowa library

Powerful superheroes and wicked villains will take over Thuringowa Library on Thursday for the Summer Reading Club members’ party.

Get Active Expo offers inspiration for the new year

Anyone looking to improve their health and fitness in 2017 is encouraged to visit council’s Get Active Expo at Townsville Stadium this Sunday, January 22.

Safety upgrade starts on Ingham Rd industrial area

Work has started on a staged $3.25 million upgrade of Ingham Road intersections to improve traffic flow and heavy vehicle safety in the Bohle Industrial Area.

Mosquito update

A combination of recent rain and high tides has led to an increase of mosquito numbers across the city.

Take a step back in time with walking tour of Palmer St pubs

A walking tour of historic Palmer St produced by CityLibraries Local History section and the Heritage and Urban Planning Unit will give participants an insight into the city’s past and present.

CityLibraries power outage

Thuringowa Library and the Customer Service Desk have been closed due to a major power outage.

Call to remain water wise despite recent rain

Townsville’s Water and Waste Committee chairman Cr Paul Jacob has urged residents to continue to be watchful of water use as the city waits for wet season rains.

Local sportspeople join council to encourage active lifestyle

Some of the region’s most prominent and successful athletes have joined forces with Townsville City Council to encourage residents to become active and healthy.