September

Port expansion critical to city's future

A key Townsville City Deal commitment has been delivered with funding and environmental approvals secured for the Townsville Port expansion.

Timeless tale to be told in Townsville

It’s a story of adventure and enchantment, and one that has been performed thousands of times around the world – and after 81 years, Prokofiev’s brilliant Peter and the Wolf is among the most loved musical tales of all time.

Mural leaves lasting rugby league legacy

A new mural by a Townsville artist will be a lasting memento of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 games to be played in the city in October and November.

Strand Park welcome for returning Cowboys

Due to an overwhelming response from fans, Townsville’s Strand Park is now celebration central for the triumphant return of the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys on Monday 2 October.

Palmer Street dining precinct upgrade set to commence

A refresh and refurbishment of the popular Palmer Street dining precinct is set to commence next week with an upgrade to footpaths, street facade and gardens.

Council throws support behind Townsville basketball

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill this week is handing over a $55,000 cheque to support the Townsville Fire’s 2017/18 WNBL campaign, and a further $54,500 to back a program developing basketball stars of the future.

Thuringowa Library continues to deliver for the community

Storytime at Thuringowa Library continues to be one of the library’s most popular drawcards with about 15 families attending each week.

City plans community event to welcome Cowboys home

Townsville will celebrate the triumphant return of the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys on Monday 2 October with a civic reception in the CBD and street parade along the Townsville Strand.

Feral horses targeted with pest declaration

Feral horses are being targeted with the Townsville City Council today enacting powers to direct land holders – including the State and Commonwealth Governments – to take action against wild and escaped horses on their properties.

Council announces two free dumping weekends

Bring your ute and trailers and help clear yards of rubbish ahead of this year’s cyclone season.

Cowboys NRL grand final free on the big screen

Fans of the North Queensland Cowboys will be spoilt for choice when it comes to watching the NRL grand final match on Sunday against the Melbourne Storm.

Turn trash to treasure for annual Garage Sale Trail

Do you have any weird and wonderful items in your house? A vintage games console, Gran’s old lamp, or an antique iron perhaps.

Townsville delegation promotes education links in China

A delegation of Townsville education leaders is returning from China with commitments to boost collaboration and student exchanges with Townsville Sister Cities Changshu and Foshan.

New amenities block for Horseshoe Bay

A new toilet block will be built at Horseshoe Bay thanks to a Works for Queensland (W4Q) partnership between the Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government.

Townsville delegation promotes education links in China

Townsville’s Chinese Sister City, Changshu has committed to education exchanges, offering opportunities for Chinese and Australian students to study in each other’s country.

Multipurpose sports court for Alligator Creek area

Construction of a new multipurpose sports court is underway in Alligator Creek thanks to a Works for Queensland (W4Q) partnership between the Townsville City Council and the Palaszczuk Government.

Beloved story book comes to life on the stage

The beloved, award-winning children’s book Diary of a Wombat will come to life on the Riverway Arts Centre stage this month.

Townsville's Edu-tourism market to be showcased in China

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill will be leading a group of senior education officials as part of an education delegation to China as part of an edu-tourism campaign to attract students to the city.

Townsville reflects on Australian Citizenship Day 2017

Townsville City Council will welcome 21 new citizens at a special citizenship ceremony this Sunday, September 17, as part of Australian Citizenship Day 2017.

NQ Cowboys colours to fly high above the city

The colours of the NQ Cowboys will fly proudly at the Douglas roundabout to stir the passion of home town supporters ahead of Saturday night’s clash against the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium.