2019

Pools closed following routine testing

The Kokoda and Long Tan Pools have been closed after routine testing detected bacteria in the water.

For what it’s Earth, get down to Rowes Bay Open House Day

Townsville City Council is inviting the public into the city’s most sustainably run house to learn how to incorporate eco-friendly ideas into their lives this Sunday.

Townsville to host major placemaking conference

Townsville is playing host to the International Cities, Town Centres and Communities (ICTC) Conference in October this year.

First Nations artists invited to enter artwork competition

Townsville City Council is developing a Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and is looking for a local First Nations person to brand the plan.

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group has moved to Alert

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to Alert with multiple bushfires warnings current in the region.

Townsville on track to become a leader in sustainable industries

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed a number of announcements relating to advanced manufacturing in the Townsville region last week.

Give a black cat a fur-ever home this week

Townsville City Council is giving the community the purr-fect chance to add a furry friend to their lives with a Lucky Black Cat sale on all black cats and kittens.

Short Story Competition winners revealed

Brave, bold and brilliant. These are the words that judges have used to describe the six winners of Townsville City Council’s short story competition.

Calling creative kids for Christmas flag designs

Kids across Townsville will have the chance to show off their creative Christmas flair in Townsville City Council’s Festive Flag Competition.

Townsville Eats returns with record food vendors

Get ready for a fusion of flavour with Townsville Eats back for August on Flinders Street.

Nelly Bay Groyne works completed

Townsville City Council has completed works on the Nelly Bay Groyne on Magnetic Island.

Townsville getting revved up for five more years of Supercars

Townsville will reap more rewards as part of a new five-year deal for the Supercars event at Reid Park.

Plan puts spotlight on community safety

Townsville City Council has delivered another key commitment to improving safety in the community with backing of a Community Safety Plan.

Controlled burns continue through September

Townsville City Council’s hazard reduction program is continuing until the end of September.

Council and QPS unite against domestic and family violence

Townsville City Council and the Queensland Police Service have made a united front against domestic and family violence by signing a Statement of Commitment.

Townsville City Council launches new Mobility Map

Townsville City Council yesterday launched a Mobility Map of the city following an extensive study done earlier this year.

Community Council shifts to Belgian Gardens

Townsville residents will have a chance to speak to the Mayor, their local Councillo and senior Townsville City Council staff at the Community Council in Belgian Gardens tomorrow night.

Council urges residents to be disaster ready

Townsville City Council has a new and improved free community event to help residents prepare for natural disasters ahead of the wet season.

Controlled burns scheduled for Burdell

Weather permitting – Council is conducting hazard reduction burns to reduce the risk of wildfires around the Bohle River and will begin on Tuesday.

120 local workers to make a splash with pool redevelopment

Townsville City Council has nominated the preferred Contractor for the redevelopment of the Tobruk Memorial Baths on The Strand, which is expected to support over 120 jobs.