Townsville City Council selected as State and National Finalist for PR awards

Townsville City Council’s Public Affairs team has been selected as a Queensland and National Finalist in two categories for the 2018 Golden Target Awards.

3D printing builds CityLibraries up layer by layer

Townsville CityLibraries is giving locals the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of 3D printing with one-on-one demonstrations at Thuringowa Library.

Peggy Banfield Park to officially open on Saturday after $3.1m upgrade

Stage 2 of Peggy Banfield Park is now complete and Townsville City Council is inviting residents to celebrate with a free community fun day.

Flinders Lane project steps forward

A key milestone has been reached on Townsville City Council’s Flinders Lane project today.

Council Transformation saves over $30 million

Townsville City Council’s Transformation program resulted in $31.3 million in savings for ratepayers last financial year.

Recycled stubbies paving Townsville’s future

Townsville’s state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility is paving its way to success – turning empty jam jars and stubbies into sand used in construction materials such as pavers and asphalt.

Townsville residents invited to have their say on adapting to coastal change

Townsville City Council has released a survey to gather information about the community’s attitude to future changes to the Townsville coastline.

Council clears blocked sewer line

Council crews have cleared a sewer line blockage in Kirwan.

Fake letter referred for investigation

A fake letter claiming Townsville City Council is conducting a baiting program in Bushland Beach has been distributed in letterboxes and online.

Free water-efficient sprinkler giveaway at Palmetum birthday bash

Townsville City Council will give away hundreds of free water-efficient sprinklers at the Palmetum’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations on Sunday.

Locals urged to have their say on Library of Things items

To celebrate CityLibraries 80th Birthday, Townsville City Council is launching The Library of Things – a collection of items that can be borrowed from the library like a book or magazine.

Library staff find hidden treasure to help fight childhood cancer

CityLibraries staff hooked into some morning tea today for International Talk Like A Pirate Day to raise much needed funds for childhood cancer research.

Residents to have their say on Heatley Park Upgrade

Local residents are being asked to provide their suggestions about what they want as part of the Heatley Park upgrade project.

Palmetum’s 30th Birthday Bash

Townsville’s Palmetum Botanic Garden turns 30 this year and to celebrate Council is holding a free community fun day this Sunday.

Community Council heads to Heatley

Townsville City Council will be holding another Community Council meeting at Heatley Secondary College tomorrow.

Water-efficient sprinkler give away at the Rowes Bay Open House

Townsville City Council will give away hundreds of free water-efficient sprinklers will be available at the Rowes Bay Open House Day on Sunday to help locals to become more waterwise and sustainable.

Council to host a 4 day free dump weekend in October

Townsville City Council is providing residents another free dump weekend in October.

Slashing red tape saves ratepayers more than $300,000

Townsville City Council has saved over $300,000 by cutting red tape and streamlining procurement processes.

Council rolls out more local jobs with construction of North Shore Youth Activation Hub

Townsville City Council is helping to support a dozen local jobs by building another shovel-ready infrastructure project, with work starting on the North Shore Youth Activation Hub.

More local jobs to flow from pipeline project

Townsville City Council has awarded another major contract on the new water pipeline project to a firm with a long history of operating locally.