Call for volunteers for 2017 Strand Ephemera event

Strand Ephemera, North Queensland’s sculpture festival, is looking for volunteers to make this biennial event a success in 2017.

Proposal to consider concert hall for city

Townsville City Council’s commitment to furthering the performing arts in Townsville will be bolstered with the commissioning of a study into the feasibility of a concert and recital hall.

Neighbour Day a chance to connect with community

Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community that encourages people to connect with those who live nearby.

Townsville vies for share of State funding

A project to support future expansion at the Townsville Airport and a pathway to connect the Palmetum with the University and Townsville Hospital precinct have been shortlisted for funding.

Council welcomes leadership staff as part of restructure

The push for a more productive, customer-focused Townsville City Council continues with a number of the key leadership team joining the ranks in recent weeks.

Festival offers chance to develop theatre talent

This year the North Queensland Festival of One Act Plays will celebrate 25 years of nurturing and developing local talent.

Presentation explores history of PTSD

A presentation at Thuringowa Library tomorrow evening will explore the history of combat acquired PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), known at different times as Soldier’s Heart and Shell Shock.

New show to light up Riverway Arts Centre stage

Visitors to the Riverway Arts Centre will be treated to a program of works that explore light sources as musical instruments.

Townsville to welcome Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Townsville as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.

City's best neighbours recognised

The winners of Townsville City Council’s Friendliest Neighbour Competition will be recognised at an event in Townsville Bulletin Square tomorrow.

Jamie Durie joins revitalise Townsville campaign

International horticulturalist and landscape designer Jamie Durie is lending his weight to Townsville’s campaign to refresh the city’s image.

Section of park closes for safety

Townsville City Council has closed a section of Dan Gleeson Gardens to ensure public safety following an influx of migratory flying foxes in the past week.

Sensors provide environmental data to assist project planning

Townsville school students are learning the skills they need for future jobs, by creating and deploying environmental sensors at Ross Creek (Hanran Park) as part of a wider collaborative project between Townsville City Council, James Cook University and Origin Energy.

Traffic changes in Blackwood/Walker St for CBD work

The Townsville City Council’s $51 million CBD Utilities Upgrade works will move into Walker Street next Tuesday, requiring a temporary road closure.

Historic find brings stories of lost diggers to Townsville

An incredible discovery in 2011 of 3000 glass-plate photographic negatives of World War I soldiers has been turned into an exhibition that will open at Pinnacles Gallery in Townsville on Saturday night.

Program to identify illegal sewer connections

An inspection program of council’s sewer system will be undertaken to identify illegal connections to the network.

Registrations for Anzac Day parade now open

Schools and organisations are encouraged to register their participation in this year’s Anzac Day parades in Townsville and Thuringowa.

City lodges project short-list for Works4Qld funding

Local community projects across the length and breadth of Townsville have been shortlisted for Queensland Government’s Works For Queensland funding.

Rachel Cairns to perform a few of her favourite hits

Townsville City Council’s Morning Melodies will commence its 2017 season with two performances by well-known local performer Rachel Cairns.

Planning Committee saddled up for new rodeo

A new rodeo ground at Hervey Range has been recommended for approval with the potential to diversify into the future.