Free dump weekend success shows city is cyclone prepared

Townsville residents have embraced the get ready for cyclones message, flocking to Townsville City Council landfill sites for the three-day free dump weekend.

Townsville disaster management information goes digital

Townsville City Council is easing the fight for information during severe weather events with the online launch of its Emergency Management Dashboard today.

Stinger season nets go in

The official start of the higher risk stinger season is about to begin and the annual roll out of stinger nets is already complete.

Big weekend ahead to prepare for cyclone season

It’s time to grab the gloves, some friends and a trailer and get ready for the upcoming cyclone season commencing at the start of next month.

Townsville ready to kickoff Rugby League World Cup

Townsville will cement its position as the premier sporting city in North Queensland when it hosts the first of three rugby league world cup games this Saturday.

TCC and JCU commit to new high-tech Data Centre in NQ

Townsville has positioned itself to attract more high-tech businesses and innovative jobs after Townsville City Council and James Cook University today agreed to underpin the North Queensland Regional Data Centre.

Castle Hill track closures

The Castle Hill Goat track is currently closed due to deterioration of the by-pass track after recent rain.

Week of rain may see mosquito numbers peak

After several days of welcome rain, saltmarsh mosquito numbers are expected to increase and residents are urged to take precautions to avoid being bitten.

Townsville batonbearers prepare to share the dream of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the local batonbearers from Townsville who will carry the Queen’s Baton during the 100-day countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

1,750 new trees to boost Townsville's green spaces

More than 1,750 trees are set to be planted in Townsville as part of a new greening program launched today.

Civic Theatre upgrade to begin

A major upgrade to the Townsville Civic Theatre will commence within weeks with council awarding the tender to Hutchinson Builders.

Pre-Ashes series tickets go on sale

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill and Australian Cricket great Andrew Symonds officially launched the ticket sales for a four-day pre-Ashes series at Riverway Stadium today.

Heatley family fun day to build community spirit

A free family event will be held at Heatley Park this Friday to coincide with Queensland Mental Health Week 2017.

Musical scholarship nurturing local talent

Young emerging Townsville orchestral musicians can apply for a special $4,000 scholarship to help further their study and professional development.

Council funds economic generating infrastructure from savings

Statement from Townsville Mayor Councillor Jenny Hill: Reports that TCC will be borrowing funds to contribute to the economic generating infrastructure in the Galilee basin are wrong.

Jobs bonanza for Townsville

In an historic turning point in Townsville’s future, the Townsville City Council has secured a 30 year deal guaranteeing up to 900 ongoing new jobs for locals.