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.

Council assisting DriveIT to put the project in the driver’s seat for funding

Townsville City Council is providing expert assistance to DriveIT to help put the driver education and motorsport precinct in pole position for Federal and State funding.

Un-fur-gettable weekend for animal shelter

Almost 50 purr-fect pets are settling in to their new homes after Townsville City Council’s animal shelter Open Day on the weekend.

Road closure at Paluma

Townsville City Council crews have closed Mount Spec Forestry Road to ensure community safety.

Mattress shredding eases landfill strain

Townsville City Council has engaged a contractor to shred thousands of flood-affected mattresses and slash their size by up to 85 percent at local waste management facilities.

Mayor welcomes Premier’s support for local businesses

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s move to seek further funding assistance for local businesses impacted by the unprecedented monsoon.

Pipeline project returning to full swing

More than 400 workers have been inducted on site for Townsville’s new water pipeline project, with the first kilometre of pipe now installed.

Mayor welcomes disaster recovery package

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has thanked the State and Federal Governments for allocating $242 million in funding for the North Queensland region’s long-term disaster recovery package.

Local businesses need simpler and faster disaster recovery assistance

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill is urging all local businesses affected by the unprecedented monsoon to apply to access the disaster recovery assistance.

Innovative Hervey Range recycling project to support 20 jobs

Townsville City Council has awarded the tender for the Hervey Range Front End Resource Recovery Facility to local company A. Gabrielli Constructions.