Christmas celebrations to take Santa stage

The festive season is here and Townsville City Council is dashing, dancing, and prancing into December with an array of events to help the community Celebrate Christmas Together.

Adopt a meow-nificent new friend

Townsville City Council is calling all cat lovers with an oppawtunity to find a fur-ever friend with a discount on cat adoptions this Meow-vember.

Successful free kerbside collection about to wrap up

Townsville City Council’s free hard waste kerbside collection is wrapping up this Sunday – with about 40 per cent of households using the service this year.

Big bulls to bring in the big bucks for the PBR Grand Finals

The Professional Bull Riding (PBR) Grand Finals is in Townsville this weekend, bringing fans from across Australia to the city.

Early Christmas present for CBD

Townsville City Council’s $55 million CBD Utilities upgrade will be completed early, with work expected to finish by Christmas.

North Rail Yards next PDA site to be transformed

Townsville City Council is searching for a project partner to masterplan and redevelop the North Rail Yards.

New high-end hotel development application lodged

A development application for Townsville’s first high-end hotel in decades has been lodged with Townsville City Council.

North Shore Youth Hub grand opening

The finishing touches are being put on the North Shore Youth Hub – with the official opening on Friday 30 November.

Townsville residents get sun safe

Townsville City Council is giving five local sporting groups their own sun safe marquee as part of National Skin Cancer Action Week.

Council’s Street Art program and Tours and Trails app recognised as state leaders

Townsville City Council’s Street Art program and Tours and Trails app have been awarded two commendations at the Planning Institute of Australia’s (PIA) Queensland Awards.

More jobs flowing from Council’s 3-point water security solution

The first tender to install of Townsville City Council’s recycled water reuse scheme is now open – with the project creating up to 35 local jobs.

Townsville read-y to celebrate Libraries 80th birthday

Townsville CityLibraries are turning 80 and to round out four months of celebrations, residents are invited to a free birthday party tomorrow.

Council training Townsville’s future workforce

Townsville City Council will be hiring 30 new apprentices and trainees who are ready to commence their careers early next year.

Council makes strides towards reconciliation

Townsville City Council’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) evaluation has highlighted reconciliation initiatives – such as increasing the number of Indigenous suppliers and employees – implemented by Council.

More jobs spouting from Townsville’s water pipeline

Construction on the pipeline is making a big splash in the local economy with up to 150 jobs being filled by locals as the project ramps up.

Council looking to remove single-use plastics

Townsville City Council’s Water and Waste Committee today voted to recommend removing single-use plastics from all Council facilities, events and catering contracts.

Work starting to flow on Townsville’s water re-use scheme

Early works on Townsville’s recycled water re-use scheme will start next week.

Residents invited to get a behind-the-scenes look at Townsville’s recycling facility

Residents are invited to find out exactly what happens to their recycling once it leaves the yellow bin as Townsville City Council opens up the Materials Recovery Facility as part of National Recycling Week.

Strand Water Park closed

The Strand Water Park is closed today for maintenance.

Waterfront Priority Development Area guidelines to help transform the city

The draft design guidelines for future developments in the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA) have been recommended for approval by Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee.