Youth Hub set to roll out in time for school holidays

Work keeps rolling on at the North Shore Youth Hub, with the Townsville City Council project supporting a dozen local jobs.

Invictus flag raised to honour Defence heroes

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has today raised the Invictus Games flag at the Council Forecourt for the Games that are being held in Sydney from tomorrow.

Council’s free microchipping program saves local pet owners almost $45,000

Townsville City Council’s free microchipping days have been a huge hit with nearly 500 dogs and cats microchipped for free this year – a saving of up to $90 per pet.

Council seeking community member for Animal Management Reference Group

Townsville City Council is seeking expressions of interest from the community to be part of the Animal Management Reference Group.

Council to swap hundreds of water-efficient sprinklers for free

Townsville City Council will swap out hundreds of free water-efficient sprinklers at Cotters Markets on Sunday, to help locals become more waterwise and sustainable.

Cungulla set for water tank upgrade

Townsville City Council is upgrading the water tank at Cungulla to improve water security for the township and create 10 jobs for locals.

Council going barking mad for Howl-o-ween

Townsville City Council is lifting spirits this October, offering residents a discount on adoption fees for all dogs available at the Animal Shelter this Howl-o-ween.

Council’s recycled water reuse scheme on course

Townsville City Council’s water recycling system has met an important milestone in its development.

Reforms helping Council to be simpler, faster and better

Townsville City Council is making major progress in implementing reforms to improve transparency and openness.

Major suburban intersection upgrade motoring along

Townsville City Council’s upgrade of the Dalrymple Road and Greenview Drive is motoring along – and supporting 50 local jobs.

Strand Rock Pool closed

The Strand Rock Pool is closed until further notice, following the detection of an algal bloom.

Council ‘Litter-ally’ best of the best

Townsville City Council’s Public Affairs team is officially Queensland’s Government In-House PR Team of the Year.

Search on for Strand Ephemera artists

Entries for Townsville’s Strand Ephemera in 2019 have now opened, with the biennial event one of the largest sculpture festivals in Northern Australia.

Nominations for 2019 Australia Day Awards open now

Townsville City Council is calling on locals to nominate an unsung hero for the 2019 Australia Day Awards.

Townsville pets get free microchipping

Townsville City Council is holding another free microchipping day in Kirwan on Saturday.

Council to continue free kerbside collection in 2019

Townsville’s free hard waste kerbside collection will continue next year, with a streamlined pick-up schedule.

Council’s wheel-y big effort to remove abandoned cars

Townsville City Council crews removed on average one abandoned car every two days last year.

Locals recommended for RADF Committee

New committee members for the Regional Arts Development Fund have been recommended by Townsville City Council’s Community and Cultural Development Committee.

First step forward on Central Park upgrade

Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended the first stage of the Central Park Concept Plan for approval.

State Emergency Service building to stay at Nelly Bay

Based on community feedback, Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended not proceeding with building a new State Emergency Service building on Hurst Street in Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island.