Luxurious donation for dozens of residents affected by the unprecedented monsoon

Dozens of local residents affected by the unprecedented monsoon will receive a little bit of luxury after a generous donation of 50 care packages created from donations made by individuals across the country.

Council to donate artefacts to Queensland Museum

Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended to donate over 600 artefacts discovered at Jezzine Barracks to the Queensland Museum.

Multi-million dollar Charles Moroney Park upgrade supporting more than 20 local jobs

A multi-million dollar upgrade of a major suburban park has commenced, with the project supporting more than 20 jobs.

Community invited to have their say on concept plan for Wordsworth Park

Townsville City Council has launched community consultation to find out what residents want included in a concept plan to upgrade Wordsworth Park.

Federal funding will charge Townsville battery plant

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill is urging both the Federal Government and Opposition to commit their support to the proposed lithium-ion battery plant to help secure up to 1000 direct jobs for our city.

Council calling for tenders to upgrade Tobruk Memorial Baths

One of Townsville’s most historic swimming spots, the Tobruk Memorial Baths, is about to be revitalised, with the project to go out to tender this weekend.

Another milestone reached on Townsville’s new pipeline project

The fourth shipment of pipes for Townsville's new water pipeline arrived over the weekend.

CBD footpath upgrade nearing completion

Townsville City Council crews and local contractors are putting the finishing touches to the Flinders Street West footpath upgrade.

Residents encouraged to take precautions ahead of king tides

Townsville residents in low-lying areas are being encouraged to take precautions ahead of predicted king tides this week.

Reef-inspired artwork launched at Horseshoe Bay

A smoking ceremony has welcomed Townsville City Council’s first street art project on Magnetic Island.

City on board for Bus Hub opening in May

Townsville’s CBD Bus Hub is expected to be completed in mid-May.

Suburban infrastructure upgrade supports up to 20 local jobs

Townsville City Council crews will start an upgrade of the Boundary Street road shoulder on Monday.

Black Weir reopens to the public this weekend

Townsville City Council is reopening Black Weir tomorrow – in time for the rest of the school holidays and the Easter long weekend.

Pet owners urged to paws for microchips this weekend

Townsville pet owners are being encouraged to get their dogs and cats microchipped for free this weekend at Bushland Beach.

New suburban footpath project supports 15 local jobs

Work has started on an important suburban footpath project to provide a new pedestrian link – supporting 15 local jobs.

Flock to Perc Tucker for a new exhibition this weekend

Residents can flock to Perc Tucker Regional Gallery to immerse themselves in Rosie Deacon’s exhibition Cockatoo Cavern Fever this month.

Donations assisting flood-affected residents

Donations of both cash and volunteer labour have assisted flood-affected Townsville residents following the unprecedented monsoon.

Cash payments increased for local small businesses impacted by the unprecedented monsoon

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has thanked Prime Minister Scott Morrison for more than doubling the up-front payments to local businesses impacted by the monsoon.

Clean up cost for recovery at $2.9 million

An update on the flood waste collection was given to the Infrastructure Committee yesterday with final figures rolling in and the total cost of clean-up estimated at around $2.9 million.

Council Committee recommends developing Ross River Dam Recreation Management Plan

Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee yesterday recommended progressing to Stage 2 of a proposal to open the Ross River Dam for more recreational uses.