City to remember Vietnam War

On 18 August, Australians will come together to commemorate the men and women who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.

Controlled burns on Castle Hill to commence

Controlled burning to reduce the risk of wildfires on Castle Hill will begin tomorrow.

Free Riverway movie this Friday

Townsville City Council will present another free Riverway Movie under the stars and raintrees this Friday, August 18.

Townsville to host Arts and Cultural Festival 2018 as part of Commonwealth Games program

Townsville residents will have a unique opportunity to celebrate the spirit of the Commonwealth Games next year through Festival 2018 – a series of never before seen arts and culture events planned across the city from April 4 to April 15.

New Riverway site chosen for Thuringowa Cenotaph

The Thuringowa Cenotaph is set to move to a new high profile site at Riverway that will provide more space and better public access for Anzac Day and other commemorative events.

Call for local singers to audition for Carols by Candlelight

Christmas may still seem like a long time away but Townsville City Council is already planning the biggest show of the year – Carols by Candlelight.

Family fun day to celebrate boat park completion

The community is invited to a family fun day this Saturday, August 12 to celebrate the completion of works at the Townsville Recreational Boating Park in South Townsville.

Public has its say on Strand Ephemera favourite

The winner of the wilson/ryan/grose lawyers’ People’s Choice Award has been announced following the conclusion of the ninth Strand Ephemera on August 6.

Strand Ephemera 2017 hailed an overwhelming success

Townsville City Council’s ninth Strand Ephemera has been hailed a huge success with massive numbers of residents and visitors converging on the city’s foreshore during the 10-day sculpture festival.

Annual water opt-in period commences

Residents will have the next three weeks during the annual water opt-in period to decide if they want to change their water-billing option.

Stanley Street rock face stabilisation works to begin

Council will start work to repair and stabilise the rock face at the crest of Stanley Street tomorrow.

City's CBD plans land exclusive MOU for new Hilton

Townsville City Council has secured an exclusive agreement that puts the city in a prime position to attract a Hilton Hotel in the Priority Development Area in the CBD.

Demolition to signal Bus Hub commencement

Demolition of a former inner-city hardware store to make way for the new CBD Bus Hub will commence on August 6.

Strand Ephemera 2017 winner announced

Strand Ephemera: the North’s Sculpture Festival, was officially launched at the Rockpool tonight. Winner of the highly contended $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence was announced by David Zammitt, Manager Glencore Port Operations

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Townsville City Council has appointed Mr Matt Thomson as Chief Financial Officer, who will commence his employment on August 1.

Townsville kids to build Canberra out of Lego

The National Capital Authority (NCA) is touring its educational travelling exhibition Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital to its next destination of Townsville, in partnership with the CityLibraries in Flinders Street.

Disaster Coordination Centre tender awarded

Council is delivering more jobs with its capital works program with local firm Jackson Semler awarded the tender to construct Townsville’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre at today’s full council meeting.

Council increases funding to the Cyclone Testing Station

Townsville Mayor Councillor Jenny Hill handed over a $20,000 cheque to continue funding the James Cook University Cyclone Testing Station (CTS) for further research into the performance of buildings and their construction during severe weather events.

Little green thumbs gather for Schools National Tree Day

Townsville students will again have a chance to develop their green thumbs when 16 schools participate in this year’s Planet Ark’s Schools National Tree Day.

Castle Hill walking tracks to be upgraded

Two of Castle Hill’s most popular walking tracks will be upgraded thanks to Townsville City Council and the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland (W4Q) funding.