Entries open for Neighbour Day competition

Neighbour Day is fast approaching and this year Townsville City Council is holding a competition to support your Neighbour Day event.

North Queensland stadium gets development approval

The $250 million North Queensland stadium has hit another key milestone, securing a development approval from Townsville City Council.

Central Park’s future to be decided

The future of Central Park is set to be decided with investigations into whether a Concert Hall or other cultural facilities can be incorporated on the site.

Exhibition gives bold and unique world view

Contemporary artworks from all over the world are being showcased in a bold and unique new touring exhibition opening at Perc Tucker Gallery tomorrow night.

Paluma camp grounds closure

The Paluma camp ground has been closed after debris from trees blocked the access road.

Stinger nets removed for beach clean-up

North Strand, Pallarenda and Balgal beaches have had their stinger enclosures removed after heavy rain washed debris into the water.

Riverway Pool - Closure

The Riverway Pool has been closed after testing detected bacteria in the water.

City preparations for Commonwealth Games underway

Prominent public spaces in Townsville are getting a makeover in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Council launches pre-emptive strike against mozzies

Townsville City Council crews have begun a pre-emptive strike against mosquitoes after last week’s big wet.

Conserve water notice lifted for Cungulla and Giru residents

A recommendation to conserve water has been lifted for Cungulla and Giru residents after a blockage in the Giru Water Treatment Plant was cleared.

Updated road conditions

Townsville City Council crews have inspected roads around the city and updated any hazards and closures on the Emergency Management Dashboard.

Bluewater Evacuation Centre closed

The Bluewater Community Centre has been closed as an evacuation centre.

Cungulla and Giru residents encouraged to conserve water over the next 48 hours

Residents living in Cungulla and Giru are encouraged to conserve water for the next 48 hours.

Evacuation Centre opened in Bluewater

The Bluewater Community Centre has been established as an evacuation centre. Residents in the area can go to the Bluewater Community Centre if they are concerned about flooding in their homes or safety.

Additional sand and sandbag locations

Council has established seven sand and sandbag sites for residents.

Residents urged to stay safe and check Council’s Emergency Management Dashboard

A serious weather event is expected to hit Townsville later this afternoon and this evening, with heavy rainfall throughout the city.

TLDMG to stand up to monitor low-pressure system

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has stood up and will hold an operational meeting at 10.30am this morning.

Free sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for the big wet

Council has established five sites where residents can pick up free sand and sandbags to prepare themselves for the big wet expected this afternoon and tonight.

Pumping from the Burdekin to stop after boost in dam levels

Council will stop pumping water from the Burdekin tomorrow, after recent rains lifted the dam level.

Kerbside collection makes its way through Zone 3

Townsville Waste crews will be making their way through Bohle Plains, Condon and Kirwan from today for kerbside hard waste collection.