Additional sand and sandbag locations

Council has established seven sand and sandbag sites for residents.

Residents urged to stay safe and check Council’s Emergency Management Dashboard

A serious weather event is expected to hit Townsville later this afternoon and this evening, with heavy rainfall throughout the city.

TLDMG to stand up to monitor low-pressure system

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has stood up and will hold an operational meeting at 10.30am this morning.

Free sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for the big wet

Council has established five sites where residents can pick up free sand and sandbags to prepare themselves for the big wet expected this afternoon and tonight.

Pumping from the Burdekin to stop after boost in dam levels

Council will stop pumping water from the Burdekin tomorrow, after recent rains lifted the dam level.

Kerbside collection makes its way through Zone 3

Townsville Waste crews will be making their way through Bohle Plains, Condon and Kirwan from today for kerbside hard waste collection.

CBD Utilities Upgrade reaches next stage

The next stage of the CBD Utilities Upgrade begins next week, with works moving down to the end of Flinders Street West. Work crews will be installing a new water trunk main at the intersection of Flinders Street, Morris Street and Ingham Road from Monday 26 February.

Council targets mosquito breeding sites after rain

Council crews are out in force treating mosquito-prone areas after the heavy rainfalls this week.

Riverway skatepark improvements begin

Work to improve the shade sail structure over the Riverway Skatepark will begin tomorrow (Friday 23 February).

Chance to talk Commonwealth Games with Council and the Queensland Police

Residents are invited to come and meet Townsville City Council and the Queensland Police Service at pop-up stalls promoting community safety throughout the Commonwealth Games and beyond.

Open Invitation for Sunrise to broadcast and visit Townsville and Magnetic Island

An open invitation to Sam Armytage and David Koch for Sunrise to broadcast and visit Townsville and Magnetic Island from Mayor Cr Jenny Hill.

Excitement builds as art installation construction kicks off

Townsville’s biggest ever art installation is about to be installed at Strand Park next week to install 30 shipping containers that will be the centrepiece of Festival 2018.

Water infrastructure works postponed after severe storms

Critical works on the water main affecting services in Alligator Creek, Julago and Nome have been postponed following severe storms across Townsville.

Townsville family services on display at Early Years Expo

Townsville parents are encouraged to attend the first Early Years Expo being held at Townsville Stadium on Sunday, March 11.

Water infrastructure works may cause service disruption

Critical work on a water main will result in some water service interruptions to residents in Alligator Creek, Julago and Nome on Wednesday night.

Council’s strong finances backed by independent review

Townsville City Council’s long-term financial sustainability has been given a big tick by the Queensland Treasury Corporation.

International exhibition offers glimpse at manga’s evolution

A new internationally touring exhibition opens tonight at Perc Tucker Gallery, offering a unique glimpse at how manga has evolved throughout the centuries.

Gold Coast Suns v Geelong Cats tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Gold Coast Suns vs Geelong Cats pre-season game are on sale now. The game will be held on March 4 at Riverway Stadium.

Kerbside collections off to a strong start

Residents have been taking advantage of the new kerbside hard waste collections with almost half of homes in Zone 1 leaving items out for collection.

Toolkits make it easier for artists to make their positive mark

Townsville artists and property owners will be able to add to the city’s growing street art collection with new toolkits approved by Council today.