Council spreading Christmas cheer with free CBD parking

Townsville City Council is spreading some more Christmas cheer by offering free two-hour parking throughout the CBD for the month of December.

Grading works rolling on in Woodstock ahead of the wet season

Grading works have begun on Dingo Park Road in Woodstock ahead of the wet season as part of Townsville City Council’s Rural Roads Grading Program.

Major intersection upgrade creates 30 local jobs

A $5.5 million upgrade of the Ingham Road and Webb Drive intersection – which has created 30 local jobs – is on track to be completed by early December.

Castle Hill Road to be closed for maintenance and upgrades

Townsville City Council is carrying out maintenance work on Castle Hill Road next week.

Townsville to remember sacrifice made during the First World War

This Sunday marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and Townsville City Council is holding Remembrance Day services across the city.

Council to hold a sprinkler swap at Nelly Bay

Magnetic Island residents will have the chance to receive a new water-efficient sprinkler for free with Townsville City Council holding a sprinkler swap at Nelly Bay.

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal launched

Townsville businesses and residents are urged to dig deep to support the 2018 Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Mayor Jenny Hill raises water security at Senate Committee hearing

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill today addressed a Senate Committee inquiry into regional inequality in Australia.

Council "Litter-ally" scooping up awards

Townsville City Council’s Public Affairs Team has scooped two more awards at the Local Government Association QLD (LGAQ) 2018 conference – showcasing our local talent is the best in Queensland.

Pipeline funding commitments welcomed

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed today’s reports the Federal Government and Opposition have committed to fully fund Stage 2 of the new water pipeline.

100 local jobs from water pipeline installation

Townsville City Council has selected two local firms to install the first sections of the new water pipeline – creating up to 100 local jobs.

Get disaster ready with Cyclone Sunday

Cyclone Sunday is back in 2018 to help Townsville residents prepare for natural disasters ahead of the wet season.

Council ‘Litter-ally’ Australia’s best

Townsville City Council’s Public Affairs team has been recognised as Australia’s best Government In-House PR Team of the Year – proving our local talent is up there with the best of the country.

Council’s popular sprinkler swap returns on Sunday

Townsville City Council will swap hundreds of water-efficient sprinklers for free at Willows Markets on Sunday, to help locals use water more efficiently.

Townsville Water Security Taskforce final report handed down

The Independent Townsville Water Security Taskforce’s final report highlights how building Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the new water pipeline simultaneously will ensure significant savings in building costs.

Christmas grants to bring joy to Townsville

Townsville City Council is offering $200 grants to bring the Joy of Christmas to you and your neighbours this festive season.

Council approves $30 million project to support 200 construction jobs

Townsville City Council has approved a $30 million retail development on Riverway Drive in Rassmussen – which will support up to 200 jobs during construction.

Game on for Retro Games Night!

CityLibraries Townsville is turning 80 and to celebrate, Townsville City Council is inviting anyone over the age of 18 to come enjoy a free night of nostalgia at Retro Games Night.

Stinger net installation marks the start of the Stinger Season

The start of the stinger season is officially here with the installation of the nets beginning Monday, 29 October 2018.

First tenders for $10 million Water Smart Package open now

The first tenders for Townsville City Council’s $10 million Water Smart Package have opened.