Works for Queensland delivering local results

Two of the 51 projects funded under the Queensland Government’s Works for Queensland Program have already been completed ahead of the November 30 deadline.

Free Riverway movie this Friday

The weather is cooling down so grab your picnic rug, chairs and blankets and head to Townsville City Council’s free Riverway Movie under the stars this Friday night.

Townsville scores a big budget win with State water package

The Palaszczuk Government’s $225 million Budget commitment for Townsville’s water security was a huge win for the city and the powerful voice of the local community, Mayor Cr Jenny Hill said today.

Trapping campaign targets wild dogs

A ‘howler’ will be used for the first time this year as part of Townsville City Council’s wild dog trapping program, aimed at controlling wild dog numbers in the city’s urban and rural areas.

Confidence boost: City woos Chinese investment

Townsville’s credentials as a city ripe for investment will be highlighted during a visit by a delegation representing the interests of Chinese investors from today.

Pet Expo a family event for furry friends

Pets of all shapes and sizes will flock to Jezzine Barracks this Sunday when the park plays host to council’s annual Pet Expo.

Exhibition examines Australia as an exotic continent

Ever since the 15th Century, when European cartographers began including the contour of Terra Australis Incognita (The unknown land of the south) in their speculative maps of the globe, the continent of Australia has been thought of as an exotic place.

Final stage of Strand Water Park redevelopment to begin

Final touches on the Strand Water Park redevelopment will commence next week.

Colourful mural an interpretation of Townsville's ecosystem

A new colourful, eye-catching mural will be added to Townsville City Council’s street art portfolio thanks to a Brisbane-based artist known as Leans.

Last chance to register for Welcoming Babies Ceremony

Parents of Townsville’s newest residents are encouraged to register their babies for the next Welcoming Babies Ceremony to be held at Townsville Stadium on Sunday, June 25.

Concept plans provide preview of city's bus hub

Conceptual designs for the CBD Bus Hub are now available on line to provide the community with a snapshot of what the new facility will look like.

Bridge to receive new lease on life

A project funded through the State Government’s Work for Queensland (W4Q) program will provide much needed work for locals and rehabilitate a bridge on the road to a popular lookout.

Eco-friendly event offers fun for the whole family

Sustainability and the environment will be in the spotlight at the annual Eco Fiesta in Queen’s Gardens this weekend.

Restructure shapes progressive, leaner council

A new Future Cities Office will be established to drive economic and strategic planning for Townsville’s growth as part of a final council organisational restructure announced today.

Queen’s Gardens aviary to get a facelift

The popular Queen’s Gardens aviary is in line for a facelift which will make it bigger and better for the thousands of families who enjoy the area.

Creative ideas to flow at Makers Forum

Townsville City Council, in partnership with the Townsville Business Development Centre, will present a Local but Global Makers Forum supporting this year’s Townsville Fashion Festival.

Heritage Day event cancelled

Council’s Heritage Day planned for this Sunday, May 21 at West End Park has been cancelled due to the impact vehicles and infrastructure would have on the soaked park and cemetery grounds.

Residents urged to report potholes to council

Townsville residents are urged to report any potholes caused by the heavy rain of the past few days to council.

Last chance to request tickets for GC2018

Spectators yet to submit their ticket request for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) have been urged to beat the last minute rush and do so this weekend before requests close at 11.59pm AEST on Monday, 22 May.

Rowes Bay Open House Day a chance to go green

Residents keen to become more energy and water wise are encouraged to attend the Rowes Bay Open House Day this Sunday, May 21 at the Rowes Bay Sustainability Centre.