Southern Suburbs Rising Main pumping out local jobs

Work crews have completed one-third of the Southern Suburbs Rising Main and the Recycled Water Reuse Scheme.

Council supporting Indigenous businesses

Townsville City Council is holding an Indigenous Business Fair at Townsville Stadium today.

Council serving up a tasty street food strategy

Townsville City Council’s Community and Cultural Development Committee has recommended a new Street Food Strategy be adopted.

Council upgrading Purono Parkway and giving away road fill to locals

Townsville City Council crews are upgrading Purono Parkway near Yabulu.

Council enrolls in international students program

Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government are investing in Study Townsville, a program that will promote the city as an attractive destination for international students.

Popular lawn mowing program to be extended

Community and Cultural Development Committee today recommended continuing the St John Lawn Mowing Program for another two years.

Animal shelter paws ahead of the rest

Townsville City Council has detailed the improvements made to the Animal Shelter – such as refurbishing kennels, building new exercise enclosures and establishing a vet clinic – at the Community Health and Environment Committee meeting today.

Tenders released for new Lansdown Industrial Precinct

Tenders have been released for Townsville’s Lansdown Industrial Precinct at Woodstock to attract new job-creating industries.

RADF Grant applications open now

Applications for the second round of the 2018/19 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) are now open and will close on 1 July.

Animals on show at bigger Townsville Pet Expo

Animal lovers will have twice as many options as last year at Townsville City Council’s Pet Expo on Sunday.

Festival of Footy a smorgasbord for sports fans

Sports fans are being encouraged to take advantage of a special ticket offer for the biggest weekend of football in Townsville’s history.

Festival of Stories not to be written off

Be brave, be bold, be brilliant and enter Townsville City Council’s short story competition for this year’s Festival of Stories.

Furry friends find fur-ever families

Almost 30 pets are settling into their fur-ever homes after another successful Open Day at Townsville City Council’s Animal Shelter.

200 jobs and $30 million flow from Townsville pipeline

An additional 200 jobs and $30 million will be injected into the local Townsville economy during the next stage of construction of the $225 million Palaszczuk Government-funded Haughton Pipeline.

Community Council heading to Kirwan

Community Council is on the move, this time coming to Division 5 for residents to meet and ask questions of Townsville City Council.

Work has started on Townsville Waterfront Promenade

Initial earthworks have started on the new Townsville Waterfront Promenade, supporting 34 local construction jobs.

Tom Gleeson to hit NAFA hard

The programme for the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) officially launches today with over 300 acts pegged for the month of July.

Residents urged to paws and find a new pet

Townsville animal lovers are being encouraged to adopt a new furry friend at the Animal Shelter this weekend.

Native birds in for a treet

Townsville City Council is partnering with Birdlife Townsville to plant over 100 trees at Townsville Grammar School.

Mount Spec Forestry Road repairs underway

The popular Paluma Dam campground will soon be reopened to the community with work underway to repair Mount Spec Forestry Road, left damaged by this year’s unprecedented monsoon.