2019

Residents stories to form part of library history collection

Townsville residents are invited to share their story from the unprecedented monsoon during the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Horseshoe Bay draft shoreline plan consultation ends Sunday

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on a draft Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) that will provide long term options to manage erosion issues at Horseshoe Bay.

Local bands supporting San Cisco at NAFA concert

Townsville bands Late November and Marrow Lane will warm up the crowd for the major acts at the biggest free event at the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Council’s kerbside collection has not bin a waste of time

Townsville City Council crews are just over halfway through this year’s free kerbside hard waste collection – passing over 40,000 properties so far.

Mayor welcomes IGEM report findings

Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill has welcomed the findings of the Inspector General Emergency Management 2019 Monsoon Trough Rainfall and Flood Review released today.

Water package launches jobs, smart water use across city

The $10 million Queensland Government funded Water Smart Package launched today will lead the biggest water wise campaign in Townsville’s history, Mayor Jenny Hill said.

North Ward sewer upgrade pumping out 35 local jobs

Townsville City Council is upgrading a pump station in North Ward – supporting 35 local jobs.

Controlled burns scheduled for this week

Townsville City Council is conducting controlled burns at Mount Louisa and Belgian Gardens from tomorrow – weather permitting.

Eddie Mabo exhibition a drawcard for NAFA

Townsville art lovers are being urged to view a tribute to Indigenous leader Eddie Mabo during NAIDOC Week.

Waste recycling facility taking shape at Hervey Range

Townsville City Council is committed to improving its waste services, with initial works completed for the construction of the Hervey Range Front End Resource Recovery Facility.

Insurance a top priority in city’s recovery

Townsville City Council is keeping up the pressure on the insurance industry to respond to outstanding claims following the unprecedented monsoon in February.

Committee recommends Chamber Music funding boost

The Community and Cultural Development Committee has recommended Townsville City Council boost its funding of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) over the next three years.

Council grants backing events on land and sea

Townsville City Council is continuing to support a wide range of community events that contribute to the city’s economic and social wellbeing.

Nelly Bay groyne works begin

Work has started today on a project to prevent beach sand from passing under the southern breakwater bridge and into the Nelly Bay Harbour.

Supercars precinct reopens to traffic

Townsville’s traffic flow has returned to normal, with Townsville City Council crews reopening the Reid Park precinct to motorists this morning.

Committee recommends Kirwan vet clinic

Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee today recommended a Material Change of Use (MCU) for a vet practice in Kirwan.

Council receives NATA accreditation for PFAS testing

Townsville City Council’s Laboratory has received National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation for testing of PFAS in water and wastewater.

Elite drivers to Supercruise down The Strand

Thousands of motorsport fans are expected to line The Strand to see the country’s best drivers in the Supercruise parade tomorrow afternoon.

Pinnacles Gallery repairs continuing

Townsville City Council is hoping it can showcase art exhibitions in Pinnacles Gallery by the end of the year.

Get your Fringe on this July!

It’s finally here – the Northern Fringe Festival officially launched at Neck of the Woods last weekend.