Council working to cash in on sport and recreation

Townsville City Council is working to maximise its sports tourism potential as part of its Sport and Recreation Facility Strategy.

Council to take over day-to-day management of Ross River Dam

Townsville City Council will take over the day-to-day management of the Ross River Dam.

Mosquito treatments continue across Townsville

Townsville City Council is continuing to treat mosquito hot spots across the city after crews detected an increase in larvae numbers.

Local company awarded tender to build new bird aviary

Townsville City Council has awarded the tender for the construction of a new bird aviary in Queens Gardens.

Recycled water deal to keep Townsville green

Townsville City Council has awarded a contract to Clean-TeQ to build and operate a recycled water re-use plant.

Council gives motorsport precinct the green light

Townsville City Council has approved a development application for a motorsport and driver education facility in Calcium.

Council to livestream meetings

Townsville City Council is delivering on its commitment to transparency by livestreaming a Full Council meeting for the first time.

Council provides further assistance to ratepayers directly impacted by the unprecedented monsoon

Ratepayers directly affected by the unprecedented monsoon may be eligible for a rebate for excess water costs incurred by washing out flood-damaged buildings.

Kerbside collection begins today

Townsville City Council’s annual kerbside collection is trucking ahead with the first pick-ups beginning today.

The search is on for artists to participate in the Northern Fringe

Calling all artists, musicians, comedians, dancers and performers of any kind – Townsville City Council wants you to register to be a part of our inaugural Fringe Festival, the Northern Fringe.

Aplins Weir bridge repair near completion

Townsville City Council crews are putting the final touches on the repairs to Aplins Weir bridge which was severely damaged in the monsoon.

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.