Ticket to ride for North Rail Yards redevelopment

The redevelopment and revitalisation of the North Rail Yards is on the right track, with more than 60 companies racing to the platform to enquire about being part of project.

Townsville Local Disaster Management Group to continue monitoring Tropical Cyclone Owen

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) will remain on Lean Forward until further notice.

Events cancelled in preparation for wet weather

Townsville City Council has made the decision to cancel events organised for the weekend, in preparation for the expected wet weather.

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal providing 1000 hampers to Townsville residents in need

The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal (MCTA) is wrapping up with the hampers being packed, ready to be distributed to families in need this Christmas.

TLDMG to continue monitoring Tropical Cyclone Owen

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) will meet today, to monitor the latest weather predictions relating to Tropical Cyclone Owen.

Townsville Local Disaster Management Group moves to Lean Forward

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has moved to Lean Forward as Tropical Cyclone Owen intensifies in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Works for Queensland funding boost to create more jobs for locals

Townsville City Council has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement to bring forward more than $12 million in Works for Queensland funding for local projects.

Tropical Cyclone Owen expected to bring rain to Townsville

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has moved to ‘Alert’ as Tropical Cyclone Owen has reformed in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Townsville’s new Local Disaster Coordination Centre hosts first major exercise

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) conducted its first major exercise in the new Local Disaster Coordination Centre (LDCC) today.

Council simpler, faster, better in Mid-Year Budget Review

Townsville City Council today handed down the 2018/19 Mid-Year Budget Review at the Full Council meeting.

Council to continue managing Townsville’s Animal Shelter

Townsville City Council will continue to manage the Animal Shelter after the proposal was endorsed by Full Council today.

Council boosts water security and reduces costs

Townsville City Council is investigating ways to reduce pumping costs for ratepayers while improving the city’s water security.

Major new arts festival to headline 2019 winter events season

Townsville will cement its place of the capital of arts and cultural in the North, with Council to host the inaugural Northern Australian Festival of Arts next year.

Finishing touches being put on major suburban intersection upgrade

Workers are putting the finishing touches on Townsville City Council’s Dalrymple Road and Greenview Drive intersection upgrade – due to be complete by the end of this week.

More new jobs flowing from Townsville’s new water pipeline

More than a dozen jobs will be created when Iplex resumes manufacturing at its Bohle plant, as part of the contract for Townsville’s new water pipeline.

Townsville’s new water pipeline digging up more jobs for locals

Excavation works on Townsville’s new water pipeline have started. Both CivilPlus and NQ Excavations have started digging trenches, which will accommodate the new 1.8 metre diameter pipeline.

Long Tan Pool closed for essential maintenance

Townsville City Council advises residents that Long Tan Pool in Heatley will be closed for maintenance as Townsville City Council crews and local contractors work to complete necessary repairs from 15 December until 31 January.

Adventure tourism, public art and new cafes proposed for Castle Hill

Castle Hill could soon have permanent zip lines, a new walkway connected to the CBD, cafes, a projection light show and a summit green.

Carols by Candlelight cancelled due to wet weather

Townsville City Council’s Carols by Candlelight has been cancelled due to the rain. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said she was disappointed residents would miss out on the magic of Carols, but the wet weather is always welcome.

Major park upgrade in the Upper Ross to support 30 jobs

Early works on the highly anticipated upgrade to Charles Moroney Park has started. The total project includes upgrading play equipment, sports courts and building a new carpark – supporting up to 30 local jobs.