Council applauds international recovery help

Townsville City Council has thanked the international visitors who have helped residents rebuild after the monsoonal weather.

Townsville secures global sports event for 2021

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s assistance to secure the biggest sporting event ever to be held in the city – a fixture set to pump more than $16 million into the economy.

Council gives performers a time to shine

Young performers will be vying for a chance to perform at the North Australian Festival of Arts, when they take to the stage on Saturday at James Cook University.

Council urges owners to microchip their pets

Townsville City Council is offering pet owners the chance to get their dogs and cats microchipped for free this weekend.

Council training the city’s next generation of workers

Townsville City Council is showing its commitment to providing jobs, experience and training for locals as it welcomes 30 new apprentices and trainees.

Insurance payments starting to be distributed locally

Insurers are beginning to pay out claims for repairs to damaged properties and contents.

Volunteers to support flooded residents

Team Townsville volunteers will check on the wellbeing of flood-affected residents this weekend.

Mosquito treatments continue across Townsville

Townsville City Council is continuing mosquito treatments across the city as the king tide recedes.

Council extends payment deadline for ratepayers affected by the unprecedented monsoon

Townsville City Council will further help families and businesses directly impacted by the unprecedented monsoonal weather by providing those ratepayers an extra extension on rates until 3 June.

Council appoints new CEO

Townsville City Council has endorsed the appointment of Mike Chiodo to the position of Chief Executive Officer – subject to contracts being executed.

New promenade to connect Townsville sports, culture and entertainment

Townsville’s waterfront is set to undergo a major facelift off the back of funding through Round 4 of the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $295 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.

Townsville lithium-ion battery plant charging ahead

Two Townsville-based firms have joined the project team to build the lithium-ion battery plant proposed for the city.

Riverway restoration underway

Townsville City Council is advising residents that work has begun to repair damage at the Riverway Lagoons and Arts Centre.

Council uses aerial surveying to progress CBD developments

Townsville City Council has used aerial surveying to map Central Park and the Stadium Precinct to help progress detailed designs for future developments.

Out of this world Joe Kirwan Park upgrade to create up to 10 local jobs

The upgrades to Joe Kirwan Park are well underway with the installation of new fitness equipment complete and a basketball court currently being constructed.

Shoalmarra Drive intersection upgrade to improve road safety

Townsville City Council is beginning work to upgrade a black spot intersection with a new roundabout on 18 March.

Community urged to have their say on Mount Louisa Masterplan

Over 100 residents had their say on Townsville City Council’s Mount Louisa Open Space Masterplan at community consultation at Willows Shopping Centre this weekend.

Council activating Mount Louisa

Townsville City Council is starting the transformation of Mount Louisa into an activity and recreation hub.

Council welcomes the help of good Samaritans

Not-for-profit organisation, Samaritan’s Purse, is working with recovery teams to help uninsured Townsville residents recover from the flood.

King tide expected early next week

Townsville City Council is asking residents to take precautions before the predicted king tide starting early next week.