Council and RSPCA agree to transition animal services

Townsville Mayor, Jenny Hill, invited the RSPCA Qld to attend a meeting this week, regarding its plans to transition away from providing services in Townsville

Game on for Commonwealth Games basketball

The Commonwealth Games basketball action tips off tonight at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre with England taking on Scotland in the men’s opening match.

Indigenous art project shares the Commonwealth Games dream

Colourful new signs are being unveiled around the city to recognise and celebrate Townsville’s traditional owners as part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) festivities.

Festival 2018 officially launches today!

The wait is over with Festival 2018 and the Commonwealth Games officially launching at an Opening Event at Jezzine Barracks tonight.

Companies shortlisted for pipe supply tender

Council has voted to negotiate with the two shortlisted companies to supply pipe for the $215 million water pipeline.

Local Disaster Management Group on stand-by after TC Iris reformed

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group remains on stand-by after Tropical Cyclone Iris reformed in the Coral Sea today.

Local disaster management group on stand-by

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group is on stand-by with heavy rains predicted early next week.

Townsville residents wished a safe and happy Easter

Acting Townsville Mayor Cr Russ Cook has wished all Townsville residents a safe and happy Easter weekend.

Castle Hill upgrades approved

Castle Hill is about to get even better with a $540,450 upgrade of the lookout area and walking tracks.

Get active with 30 Ways in 30 Days this April

The 30 Ways in 30 Days campaign is about to kick off to encourage residents to improve their fitness, with a full calendar of free, family friendly activities.

Townsville City turning into a stage for Festival 2018

Queens Gardens and Jezzine Barracks will be transformed into stages for Festival 2018 and the Commonwealth Games over the coming days.

Strand Water Park hours extended over school holidays

The Strand Water Park will remain open from 9am until the end of school holidays.

Two weeks to go until Festival 2018

The wait is almost over with just two weeks until Festival 2018 brings Townsville to life with music, dance, visual arts, theatre, cabaret, circus and more.

Local firms encouraged to attend pipeline Information Session

Townsville City Council will host an Industry Information Session on the $215 million water pipeline on Tuesday, March 20.

New Townsville sign unveiled

A brand new Townsville sign has been unveiled to give visitors the perfect way to record their trip to Townsville, just in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Winners announced for Neighbour Day competition

Townsville’s most friendly neighbourhoods have been awarded as part of local Neighbour Day celebrations.

Free fitness facility on The Strand

Townsville residents have more chances to get fit for free with new fitness equipment being installed on The Strand.

Riverway Pool re-opened

The Riverway pools have been re-opened to the public after being cleared of bacteria that was detected in the water late last week.

Water restrictions eased to Level 2

Townsville residents will be able to use sprinklers on their gardens and wash their cars with a hose, after Council decided to ease water restrictions to Level 2.

Residents encouraged to stay proactive after major rain event

Townsville residents are being encouraged to keep an eye on the Emergency Management Dashboard as there is rainfall predicted in the region over the coming days.