Council has established seven sand and sandbag sites for residents.
A serious weather event is expected to hit Townsville later this afternoon and this evening, with heavy rainfall throughout the city.
The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has stood up and will hold an operational meeting at 10.30am this morning.
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.
Council will stop pumping water from the Burdekin tomorrow, after recent rains lifted the dam level.
Townsville Waste crews will be making their way through Bohle Plains, Condon and Kirwan from today for kerbside hard waste collection.
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 crews are out in force treating mosquito-prone areas after the heavy rainfalls this week.
Work to improve the shade sail structure over the Riverway Skatepark will begin tomorrow (Friday 23 February).
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.
An open invitation to Sam Armytage and David Koch for Sunrise to broadcast and visit Townsville and Magnetic Island from Mayor Cr Jenny Hill.
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.
Critical works on the water main affecting services in Alligator Creek, Julago and Nome have been postponed following severe storms across Townsville.
Townsville parents are encouraged to attend the first Early Years Expo being held at Townsville Stadium on Sunday, March 11.
Critical work on a water main will result in some water service interruptions to residents in Alligator Creek, Julago and Nome on Wednesday night.
Townsville City Council’s long-term financial sustainability has been given a big tick by the Queensland Treasury Corporation.
A new internationally touring exhibition opens tonight at Perc Tucker Gallery, offering a unique glimpse at how manga has evolved throughout the centuries.
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.
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.
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.