August

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.

Thousands take part in Council survey to cater for Townsville’s future

The Liveability Study conducted by Townsville City Council identified nature, open spaces and neighbourhood safety as the top three things Townsville residents value in their local communities.

$3 million invested in Magnetic Island infrastructure projects

Townsville City Council is investing more than $3 million into a range of infrastructure projects on Magnetic Island.

Council injects hundreds of millions into local businesses

Townsville City Council is continuing to show its commitment to boosting the city’s economy – with local businesses supplying 85% of procurement services last financial year.

Council diving into Tobruk Memorial Baths redevelopment

Work on Townsville City Council’s $11.3 million Tobruk Memorial Baths redevelopment is kicking off swimmingly.

Diseased tree on Maggie to get the chop

A Bayan fig at Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island that has been in decline with a terminal root disease for almost a decade will be removed to protect public safet

Roadworks signal final stage of stormwater upgrades

Townsville motorists are being urged to be patient in Aitkenvale while Townsville City Council crews complete a stormwater and drainage project.

NAFA delivers world-class festival for Townsville

Townsville’s inaugural North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA), the Northern Fringe Festival and HALO wrapped up this weekend after a massive 32 days of arts, culture and events.

North Queensland Data Centre booting up

The North Queensland Regional Data Centre (NQRDC) will soon host some of Townsville’s most secure cloud stored data – which is expected to be operational by the end of the week.

Council extends deadline for monsoon-affected ratepayers

Townsville City Council is delivering on its Budget commitment to support ratepayers impacted by the unprecedented monsoon.

Townsville can’t get aNAFAthis!

With NAFA wrapping up after this weekend, Council is urging the community to get a final taste of the city’s biggest arts and cultural event for 2019.

You don’t want to be a runner-up at this year’s marathon

Expect to see Townsville residents getting an early morning run in this weekend at the Townsville Running Festival.

Small businesses given extra time to apply for recovery grants

Small businesses impacted by the unprecedented monsoon now have additional time to apply for recovery grants.