June

SuperCruise to get fans racing to The Strand

Townsville City Council will host the biggest Supercars stars as they cruise along The Strand before making a pit stop to meet and greet fans before the big race weekend kicks off.

Civic Theatre refurbishment to be celebrated with gala opening

The Townsville Civic Theatre will be welcomed back after its $10 million refurbishment with a gala program of concerts.

Work on Townsville’s street circuit revving up

Preparations to allow the Supercars to hit the streets of Townsville are gearing up.

Budget 2018/19 - Record Council investment in projects and jobs for the future

Townsville City Council is investing heavily to create jobs and a prosperous future for our community in the 2018-19 Budget. A record infrastructure budget of nearly half a billion dollars will be invested in the city’s future over the next 12 months delivering local jobs and infrastructure.

Budget 2018/19 - Suburban parks to receive boost in 2018-19 Budget

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has delivered a big boost for suburban parks in Council’s 2018-19 Budget. Council will spend $41 million maintaining 338 parks – including 3 botanic gardens – throughout the city.

Budget 2018/19 - Funding to flow for new water pipeline

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said Council will allocate $158.9 million to building the city’s new water pipeline in the 2018-19 Budget.

Budget 2018/19 - Mayor Jenny Hill delivers 1.9 per cent rate rise

Mayor Jenny Hill has delivered Townsville City Council’s 2018-19 Budget with one of the lowest rates and utilities increases in Queensland – just 1.9 per cent. Cr Hill’s strong financial management of Council’s finances has allowed her to deliver on another promise to keep rates and utility charges increases to the same level as inflation.

Budget 2018/19 - Council delivers record infrastructure and capital spend

Mayor Jenny Hill has handed down her Budget with the biggest infrastructure spend in Townsville City Council’s history. Council will spend $432.5 million on infrastructure including $158.9 million on building the new water pipeline.

Budget 2018/19 - 15-minute free parking for the CBD

Townsville City Council will introduce 15-minute free parking in the CBD. Mayor Jenny Hill said introducing free parking will help encourage more people to come into the CBD.

Budget 2018/19 - Water Recycling System to be funded in Council’s Budget

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has announced almost $7 million in the 2018-19 Budget to start work on the water recycling system. The system will recycle water from the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant and send it to the Murray sporting fields through a new network of pipes to irrigate the playing fields.

Budget 2018/19 - Animal lovers to be big winners in Council Budget

Pet owners are big winners in Townsville City Council’s 2018-19 Budget. Council will introduce a new simplified system for animal management and registration.

Ultimate Supercars Experience up for grabs for local businesses

Townsville City Council is giving away the Ultimate Supercars Experience to the best dressed business ahead of the race weekend.

Tree Planting Day on Magnetic Island to protect koalas

Townsville City Council is holding a Tree Planting Day on Magnetic Island this Saturday to provide food and homes for the local koala population.

Queensland State of Origin flag to fly high over Townsville

Townsville City Council’s Construction and Maintenance crews this morning raised the Queensland State of Origin flag in anticipation of Game Two on Sunday.

Cultural artwork project recognised by Reconciliation Australia

An artistic project that has provided improved facilities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members mourning their loved ones at the Belgian Garden was unveiled today.

State of Origin live on the big screen at Riverway

Nothing brings Queenslanders together like State of Origin and Townsville locals will have the chance to watch Game Two on the big screen at Riverway Oval.

$18.5 million proposed for Carmichael Airstrip will be used for shovel ready projects

Townsville City Council has announced the proposed $18.5 million for the Carmichael Airstrip will now be used to fund other ‘shovel ready’ job generating local infrastructure.

More street art to transform CBD building

Dancing in the streets has taken on a whole new meaning as a huge new piece of street art brings another building in the CBD to life.

Townsville goes barking mad for Pet Expo

Jezzine Barracks is set to go barking mad this Sunday for Townsville City Council’s Pet Expo.

Major intersection upgrade to improve safety and create 30 jobs

Work will begin on the $5.47 million upgrade of the Ingham Rd and Webb Drive intersection on Monday.