Demolition to signal Bus Hub commencement

Demolition of a former inner-city hardware store to make way for the new CBD Bus Hub will commence on August 6.

Strand Ephemera 2017 winner announced

Strand Ephemera: the North’s Sculpture Festival, was officially launched at the Rockpool tonight. Winner of the highly contended $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence was announced by David Zammitt, Manager Glencore Port Operations

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Townsville City Council has appointed Mr Matt Thomson as Chief Financial Officer, who will commence his employment on August 1.

Townsville kids to build Canberra out of Lego

The National Capital Authority (NCA) is touring its educational travelling exhibition Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital to its next destination of Townsville, in partnership with the CityLibraries in Flinders Street.

Disaster Coordination Centre tender awarded

Council is delivering more jobs with its capital works program with local firm Jackson Semler awarded the tender to construct Townsville’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre at today’s full council meeting.

Council increases funding to the Cyclone Testing Station

Townsville Mayor Councillor Jenny Hill handed over a $20,000 cheque to continue funding the James Cook University Cyclone Testing Station (CTS) for further research into the performance of buildings and their construction during severe weather events.

Little green thumbs gather for Schools National Tree Day

Townsville students will again have a chance to develop their green thumbs when 16 schools participate in this year’s Planet Ark’s Schools National Tree Day.

Castle Hill walking tracks to be upgraded

Two of Castle Hill’s most popular walking tracks will be upgraded thanks to Townsville City Council and the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland (W4Q) funding.

Grants offer financial support to community

Townsville City Council is encouraging community groups and individuals seeking financial assistance through sponsorship to apply for the next round of funding which opened today.

Lifestyle expo and luncheon puts seniors in the spotlight

Townsville City Council is gearing up for a week of celebrations to recognise the city’s senior residents.

Excitement builds as Strand Ephemera artworks are installed

Installation for this year’s Strand Ephemera, the North's Sculpture Festival is underway with artworks from local, national and international artists going up this week in preparation for the launch this Friday, July 28.

Major drainage upgrade set to commence on Ingham Rd

Townsville City Council will begin work on Monday to increase the stormwater drainage capacity in West End with the installation of pipes under Ingham Rd.

Free Riverway movie this Friday

Looking for something for the whole family to do on Friday night?

Nominations open for Seniors Awards 2017

Townsville residents are urged to nominate a senior citizen who has contributed to the wellbeing of the Townsville community.

City's history on display at Heritage Day

Take a step back in time this weekend for Townsville City Council’s Heritage Day.

Pipeline repair update

Water service interrupted in Julago, Nome and Alligator Creek until 10am today, 14 July 2017.

Beauty of Australia at the core of two new exhibitions

Two new exhibitions will open at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery this weekend.

Second night for pipeline repairs

Water to Julago, Nome and the greater Alligator Creek area will be interrupted for a second night tomorrow night as crews repair a leaking water main.

Strand walking trail offers insight into city's past

Townsville City Council is building on its existing app, Townsville Tours and Trails, with the launch of A Stroll Along The Strand.

Queen's Garden aviary upgrade to go ahead

The aviary at Queens Gardens is set for a major upgrade after council’s Infrastructure Services Committee today agreed to undertake a master plan for the historic site.