Hampers sent to Townsville community to brighten Christmas Day

Hampers filled to the brim with Christmas goods are now on their way to those who need them most.

Mid-year review points to budget surplus

Townsville City Council remains on-track to deliver a budget surplus this financial year despite increased costs associated with the recovery from February 2019 monsoon event.

Annual Report demonstrates strong financial management and service delivery

Townsville City Council has adopted the 2018/2019 Annual Report at the Full Council meeting today.

Get your act together for 2020 Northern Fringe Festival

Registrations are now open for the 2020 Northern Fringe Festival! Townsville City Council is calling on all artists, performers, entertainers and venues to get their act together and sign up for the highlight of the 2020 arts calendar.

TV star to headline Townsville’s Carols by Candlelight

Justine Clarke is one of Australia’s most-loved children’s entertainers. Now she’s preparing to take on her newest role as the headline act at Townsville City Council’s Carols by Candlelight.

Students bring extra love to animal shelter with homemade toys

Students from Calvary Christian College are doing their part to make sure cats and dogs at Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre have a happy Christmas.

Community club house fixed after floods

The Corcoran Park Club House has been restored to its former glory after being ravaged by February’s unprecedented monsoon event.

Revered artist Ken Done brings previously unseen works to Townsville

Locals and visitors to Townsville will have the chance to feast their eyes on the works of one of Australia’s best recognized artists, Ken Done.

Space weather event scenario tests Townsville’s response procedures

Townsville’s Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has been put through its paces at a mock disaster response exercise simulating a significant solar flare event.

Council clamping down on illegal dumping

Townsville City Council officers have issued more than $30,000 in fines for illegal dumping since 11 September.

Artists invited to enter The Percivals 2020

Entries are now open for The Percivals 2020. The prestigious visual arts competition has more than $50,000 of prize money across three categories.

Yule be sorry if you miss Townsville’s 25 Days of Discounts

Enjoying the Townsville CBD this Christmas time has just gotten a whole lot cheaper with the roll out of 25 Days of Discounts.

Council signs on to help Townsville go plastic free

Townsville City Council has signed on to help implement the Plastic Free Places program in areas across the city.

Northern Fringe Festival to return in 2020

Townsville City Council is putting the call out to all artists, performers or entertainers and venues, coffee spaces or nooks and crannies across the city – the Northern Fringe Festival is back for 2020.

Northern Beaches water supply safe to drink

Residents of the Northern Beaches may notice an earthy taste or smell coming from their water and Townsville City Council would like to assure the community that it is safe to drink.

OIC endorses Council’s transparency changes

The Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) tabled a report to Parliament today confirming Townsville City Council has addressed each recommendation from March last year.

Lansdown public consultation extended by three weeks

Townsville City Council will extend the deadline for public submissions on the proposed planning scheme amendment to create the Lansdown Industrial Precinct by three weeks, Mayor Jenny Hill announced today.

Crews lay foundation for stadium, Palmer Street link

Townsville City Council crews have reached a significant milestone on a new pathway that will connect the new North Queensland Stadium to Palmer Street and beyond.

Don’t commit a faux paw: get your pet microchipped this weekend!

Townsville City Council is once again offering free microchipping for registered dogs and approved cats, with a spotlight this weekend on Bluewater and surrounding suburbs.

Intersection upgrade taking shape at Geaney Lane

Crews working on the Geaney Lane redevelopment are on track to deliver the project on time and on budget.