Controlled burns to commence at Ross River Dam

Townsville City Council Crews will commence controlled burns on Council land around the Ross River Dam this week.

More jobs to flow from water pipeline project

Another important milestone on the new water pipeline project has been reached, with tenders for specialist boring and tunneling work opening today.

Riverway Toddler Lagoon closed for repairs and upgrades

The Toddler Lagoon at Riverway will be closed from today, as local contractors complete repairs and upgrades.

Rockpool to close for scheduled maintenance

The Rockpool on The Strand will be closed for maintenance next week as a local contractor works to repair sections of the concrete pebble flooring.

Eco event showcases fun and new technology

Aria award-winning artist Dan Sultan will headline Townsville City Council’s Eco Fiesta this Sunday where locals can learn how to cut their household bills and protect the environment.

Public to have their say on Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area draft guidelines

Public consultation on the new draft guidelines for future developments in the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA) will begin on Friday.

Pop Up Percivals to transform vacant shopfront into an art gallery

This year’s expanded Percivals Portrait Prize exhibition includes the first ever pop-up exhibition, which will transform a vacant CBD shopfront into an art gallery for the next six weeks.

Council’s compost bin subsidy a big hit with residents

Townsville residents have snapped up almost 500 half-price compost bins in less than a month – and anyone still interested better get in quick while stocks last.

New street art piece to enliven the CBD

Townsville City Council’s CBD street art program is set to transform Sturt Street with a new edgy mural from a local artist.

Repair works to begin on the Townsville sign

Townsville City Council contractors will be doing repair works on the Townsville sign at Central Park for a week from today.

Locals learn to cut bills at Rowes Bay Open House Day

Townsville residents can learn how to save money and live sustainably in the tropics by visiting Townsville City Council’s Rowes Bay Open House Day this Sunday.

Almost 1000 new seats to be installed in Theatre upgrade

Townsville City Council’s Civic Theatre will soon be the belle of the ball with new seats being installed for the first time since its opening in 1978 as part of the theatre’s $10m upgrade.

Intersection upgrade to improve travel times and create up to 30 jobs

Townsville City Council is upgrading the intersection at Webb Drive and Ingham Road to improve safety and travel times for motorists and increase productivity for local businesses.

Council to deliver another key suburban infrastructure project

Townsville City Council will deliver another important suburban infrastructure upgrade, with the contract to build a new sewerage pump station in Cranbrook awarded to NQ Excavations.

Community Council heads to the suburbs

Townsville City Council will begin holding Community Council meetings in the suburbs, making it easier for residents to ask questions and stay informed about what’s happening in their area.

Cowboys legend to help teach young North Queenslanders to learn to love reading

Cowboys legend and life member Matthew Bowen will take part in the National Simultaneous Storytime 2018 to teach a new generation of North Queensland kids to develop a love of reading.

Council delivers on funding promise for local sports clubs

Mayor Jenny Hill has delivered on another promise by establishing grant funding of up to $10,000 for local sport and recreation clubs across Townsville.

New concept plan to develop waterpark at Riverway

A new waterpark at Riverway is a step closer after Townsville City Council awarded the contract to deliver a concept plan for the project to Townsville-based Premise.

Pipeline Construction and Installation EOIs to open this Weekend

Townsville City Council will reach another key milestone in the pipeline project, with Expressions of Interest for installation and construction work to open over the weekend.

CEO of Australia’s largest super fund to visit Townsville

The head of Australia’s largest superannuation fund has accepted Mayor Jenny Hill’s invitation to visit Townsville and provide his insights into the global economy to local business and community leaders.