Mayor welcomes water taskforce report

Mayor Cr Jenny Hill today welcomed the release of The Townsville Water Security Taskforce interim report and the list of recommendations that pave the way for the city’s long-term water security.

New CCTV control room boosts capacity

Townsville City Council’s CCTV surveillance capabilities have received a boost with the move to a new, larger control room at the city’s Garbutt Depot.

Council backs land offer for battery factory proposal

Townsville has increased the stakes to secure a state-of-the-art battery manufacturing plant and thousands of new jobs with a land offer that will deliver a major return for ratepayers.

Development entity to spur city’s economic activation

Townsville City Council has approved the creation of a development corporation to unlock council owned land for development and economic activation.

Locals shape fresh positioning plan for city’s prosperity

Opening up The Strand and Townsville’s inner-city to exciting new sporting, entertainment and cultural attractions for the local community is the first key step in positioning the city as a national destination.

2017/18 Budget - Renewals funding for water and sewerage networks

The City Budget 2017/18 will continue to invest heavily in upgrading and renewing Townsville’s water and sewerage network.

2017/18 Budget - Events calendar will have residents cheering

World-class basketball during the Commonwealth Games and a 12 day Arts and Cultural Festival are the headline acts in a year packed with events for Townsville residents.

2017/18 Budget - Funding for a sustainable city

Townsville City Council continues to prioritise protecting the environment and maintaining sustainability efforts in the 2017/18 Budget.

2017/18 Budget - Big Budget funding for Community Safety

Construction of a new Local Disaster Management headquarters to coordinate responses to cyclones is part of a major focus on the Community Safety commitment in the 2017/18 City Budget.

2017/18 Budget - Animal management a funding priority

Managing the local laws and residents’ pets across Townsville remains a priority in the 2017/18 City Budget.

2017/18 Budget - City Budget goes hard on waste pick-up

Townsville mayor Cr Jenny Hill has delivered on core commitments to the community with funding for a city wide hard rubbish collection and free green waste dumping in the City Budget 2017/18.

2017/18 Budget - Budget drives good deal for road spending

Major roads upgrades at two key intersections are highlights in the 2017/18 City Budget.

2017/18 Budget - City wide maintenance gets top Budget billing

The maintenance of Townsville’s roads, parks and open spaces will receive a major share of the 2017/18 budget.

2017/18 Budget - Budget pumps $5.5M into water supply for city

Guaranteeing Townsville‘s water supply continues to take priority in the City Budget 2017/18 with funding for the purchase and pumping of water from the Burdekin.

2017/18 Budget - Major works to support city’s growth

The city is set to benefit to the tune of $180 million to deliver major infrastructure projects that will deliver jobs and build for Townsville’s future growth in the 2017/18 City Budget.

2017/18 Budget - Council ledger is back in black

Townsville City Council has turned around the city’s finances with a return to surplus this year and multimillion dollar surpluses forecast over the next decade.

2017/18 Budget - Budget delivers rates break, strong financial plan for city

Mayor Cr Jenny Hill today handed down a City Budget that delivers a disciplined financial plan for on-going downward pressure on rates, quality services and a return to surplus.

Magic and Muggles at CityLibraries' Harry Potter event

Townsville CityLibraries are celebrating 20 years of magic with a special Harry Potter themed event.

Council and Rotary work together to upgrade Kirwan park

A popular Kirwan park has received an upgrade thanks to a partnership between Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise and Townsville City Council.

Footpath decals a positive step towards keeping Townsville safer

A partnership between Townsville City Council and Crime Stoppers hopes to rally the community to keep reporting information about suspicious or criminal activity.