2019

Council takes out national award for disaster campaign

Townsville City Council’s Are You Disaster Ready Campaign has been recognised with a national award.

New boardwalk in Central Park to improve connectivity across the CBD

Construction of a new boardwalk in Central Park is set to begin this month after the tender for the project was awarded in late October.

Local performers lend voices to Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal

Townsville’s own Jade Holland will be joined by the city’s most impressive performers to raise much-needed funds for this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal (MCTA).

Smoke testing assessing suburban sewers

Townsville City Council is making great progress in its program to smoke out any problems in suburban sewers.

Christmas spirit flies high with young artists’ festive flags

Twenty talented school-aged artists have helped dress Townsville in cheer with their tropical Christmas designs turned into festive flags.

Council makes splash at Queensland Water Awards

Townsville City Council’s CBD Utilities Upgrade has been named a winner at the 2019 Australian Water Association’s (AWA) Queensland Water Awards.

Works begin to drain and clean Kirwan ponds

Townsville City Council will this week begin works to drain, clean and upgrade infrastructure at three ponds in Kirwan.

New CCTV cameras to increase Townsville’s security

Townsville City Council has ramped up security in the CBD with the recent installation of four extra CCTV cameras.

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal recipients named

Eighteen Townsville-based charity groups will benefit as recipients of this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Lest we forget: Remembrance Day 2019

Townsville residents are being urged to take a moment to remember the brave servicemen and women who died for Australia’s cause in wars and armed conflicts on Remembrance Day this Monday.

Rockpool closed after algal bloom

An algal bloom in Cleveland Bay has forced the closure of the Rockpool on The Strand this afternoon.

Educators to head outside for Outdoor Classroom Day

Townsville City Council is encouraging educators to take their classes into the great outdoors this Thursday for Outdoor Classroom Day.

Council crews transplant rare trees

Townsville City Council is preparing to move five rare dwarf Malay coconut palms from a footpath outside The Palmetum’s gardens.

Water Smart Package hits 100% registrations

Townsville has blasted the Water Smart Package out of the water with the package registration hitting its 100% target this week.

The Palmetum Lagoon drained for weed removal

The Palmetum will this week have its Lagoon drained to combat aquatic weeds causing a range of issues in the manmade water habitat.

Residents to get disaster ready this Sunday

Disaster Ready Day is just around the corner and Townsville City Council is asking all residents to ask the question – am I disaster ready?

Townsville to host World Economic Forum roundtable

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the arrival of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to the city this week.

Neighbours bringing Christmas together with $200 grant

Townsville City Council is helping you enjoy Christmas with your neighbours this festive season.

Council to open staged tender process for leachate management

Townsville City Council is looking for new ways to manage leachate after the unprecedented monsoon impacted the leachate ponds at Stuart.

Tobruk Baths redevelopment on-track

The redevelopment of the Tobruk Memorial Baths on The Strand has achieved another important milestone, with earthworks for the replacement 50 metre pool complete and forming-up now underway.