City’s history on display at Heritage Day

Locals can take a step back in time at this weekend’s Townsville City Council Heritage Day.

New Recycling skips for Bluewater and Toomulla tips

Townsville City Council has added new skip bins to the Toomulla and Bluewater tips to allow local residents to recycle items such as white goods, metals, electronic waste and florescent tubes.

Aquarium adds a splash of colour to waterfront

A massive new street art piece on the Reef HQ building has revitalised a key waterfront site thanks to a partnership between Townsville City Council and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

Townsville stinger nets to be removed for dry season

Stinger nets around Townsville will be removed this week as the weather cools and the stinger season ends.

Draft guidelines to help shape the Waterfront Priority Development Area

Draft guidelines for future developments in the Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA) have been approved by Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee today.

Free microchipping for Townsville pets

Townsville City Council is holding another free microchipping event this weekend – saving pet owners up to $90 per animal.

Residents encouraged to have their say on Corcoran Park upgrades

Townsville City Council is upgrading Corcoran Park and seeking community input from residents on what they want included in the soon-to-be-improved public space.

Council to undertake Horseshoe Bay restoration works

Townsville City Council crews will complete sand restoration works on Horseshoe Bay in the next fortnight.

Percival Photographic Prize winner announced

Kellie Leczinska has won the $10,000 prize for the Townsville City Council’s 2018 Percival Photographic Portrait Prize for her work titled Mbathio, Marrickville.

Mayor Jenny Hill inspects progress on $5.7 million new Local Disaster Coordination Centre

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford today visited construction on the $5.7 million new Townsville Local Disaster Coordination Centre (LDCC).

Music in the City starts today!

Free live music will be on show for those in and around the CBD as Townsville City Council kicks off Music in the City today.

Uncontained to stay in Strand Park

Uncontained, the towering art installation in Strand Park is set to stay on display until the end of June after the attraction proved extremely popular with residents and visitors to Townsville.

Huge interest in Council’s next pipeline Industry Information Session

There has been a huge level of interest in Townsville City Council’s water pipeline Industry Information Session, with about 100 RSVPs.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow rolls into Townsville

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow rolls into Townsville from Thursday night.

Townsville to host 66th Lions National Convention this week

Townsville will be hosting up to 2,000 Lions Club members as the 66th Lions National Convention kicks off at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre this week.

Track closures at summit of Castle Hill

Two popular Castle Hill walking tracks will be upgraded from this week.

Winner of the $40,000 Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2018 announced

The winner of North Queensland’s prestigious $40,000 Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2018 has been announced as Victorian artist Jenny Rodgerson for her self-portrait balancing in the big red coat.

Evans Street Bridge gets major upgrades

Townsville City Council will be conducting major upgrades to the Evans Street Bridge from Monday 30 April.

Local firms encouraged to attend pipeline Information Session

Townsville City Council will host another Industry Information Session on the new water pipeline project on Friday, May 4.

Biennial Percivals Portrait Prizes are here!

Townsville City Council Galleries will host the biennial Percival Portrait Prize exhibitions from this week with over $50,000 in prize money on offer to the winners.