Council proposes changes to city plan in North Shore

Council recommended amending the Townsville City Plan to cut red tape when it comes to delivering house blocks for the North Shore development at today’s Planning and Development Committee meeting.

NQ Sports Encouragement Bursary recipients announced

Two of the north’s most promising junior athletes have been named the Townsville recipients of the prestigious PAYCE NQ Sports Encouragement Bursary for 2017.

Temporary lane closure for CBD's Stanley St for utility upgrade works

Council’s investment in the upgrade of water and waste water services to support new development will continue next week with the start of numerous drainage, water supply and footpath upgrade activities across the CBD.

Inaugural Inclusive Games Day celebrates all abilities

Townsville City Council and the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing have partnered with Anti-Discrimination Commission QLD to host the inaugural Inclusive Games Day this Wednesday, September 13 at Townsville Stadium.

Nelly Bay pathway project a win for residents and visitors

A new concrete pathway will be built along Nelly Bay Road thanks a Works for Queensland (W4Q) partnership between the Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government.

Pipeline of local jobs accelerates at Stadium site

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the stadium was always designed to be a catalyst for economic activation in the city.

Volunteers needed to support Remembrance Day 2018 commemorations

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill is calling on community groups to take part in a state-wide program to mark the centenary anniversary of the end of World War I.

Council seeks community input for North Shore Youth Hub

Council is calling for community input on the proposed North Shore Youth Activation Hub to be built beside the Northern Beaches Leisure Centre.

Council’s innovation wins top public infrastructure award

Townsville City Council took out the top gong for project innovation at the annual Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia this week.

CBD utilities works update

Flinders Street West upgrade works will commence next week as the next phase of council’s CBD works.

Paluma residents to receive new water treatment plant

Paluma residents will soon have their very own treatment plant after council awarded the contract to CRS Water for design and construction of the plant for the small community.

Council to pick up hard waste

Townsville City Council will be taking charge of the kerbside hard rubbish collection after the decision to bring the service in-house was approved at today’s full council meeting.

Bus Hub design tender awarded

Detailed designs of Townsville’s new bus hub will start soon after the council awarded the tender worth $294,778 to local consultancy firm Premise at today’s full council meeting.

Council and NQ Cowboys partnership a win for the community

Townsville City Council has teamed up with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys to help sporting and community groups to grow.

Seniors of the Year honoured at annual luncheon

Two Townsville seniors have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the community at the annual Seniors Luncheon at Townsville Stadium today.

Photographic competition puts Strand Ephemera in the picture

The winners of the Strand Ephemera 2017 Photographic Competition have been announced.

Book Week program a real page turner at CityLibraries

Townsville children with a love for stories will get a unique opportunity to meet an author as part of Townsville City Council’s Book Week celebrations this week.

New concert hall is the right fit for Townsville

Townsville arts aficionados will have a greater choice of venue and spectacles to watch after council received recommendations for the best location to place a purpose-built concert hall at Monday's special council meeting.

Townsville Origin bid now has all-round support

Mayor Cr Jenny Hill has welcomed the LNP’s support for the city’s bid to secure a State of Origin match at the new stadium in 2020.

Annual Garage Sale Trail returns to promote reuse and recycle message

Townsville City Council will join about 150 other local councils for the annual Garage Sale Trail, the multi-award winning sustainability and community campaign to be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22 this year.