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.
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.
Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said Council will allocate $158.9 million to building the city’s new water pipeline in the 2018-19 Budget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Townsville City Council is giving away the Ultimate Supercars Experience to the best dressed business ahead of the race weekend.
Townsville City Council is holding a Tree Planting Day on Magnetic Island this Saturday to provide food and homes for the local koala population.
Townsville City Council’s Construction and Maintenance crews this morning raised the Queensland State of Origin flag in anticipation of Game Two on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jezzine Barracks is set to go barking mad this Sunday for Townsville City Council’s Pet Expo.
Work will begin on the $5.47 million upgrade of the Ingham Road and Webb Drive intersection on Monday.
Townsville City Council will help moggies missing a family to find their paw-fect forever home on Saturday.
Townsville is front and centre of the deal making at the world’s largest biotechnology and innovation conference.
Townsville residents can get tech savvy and learn how to preserve their precious memories by converting them into digital at the City Library’s Digitise Preserve and Share workshops.