Palmer Street revamp

Palmer Street is set to light up the CBD after Townsville City Council endorsed a project to revitalise the popular dining strip.

Committee recommends approval for Yumba-Meta project

The Planning and Development Committee has recommended approval for a Material Change of Use application for a development at Rasmussen that will include short-term medical accommodation, residential units and a medical centre.

Paving the way for local jobs

Townsville City Council has upgraded a Kelso pathway that supported up to 17 jobs – and has made it safer for children to walk to school.

Team Rubicon Australia thanked for their recovery efforts

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill and Local Recovery and Resilience Chair Cr Les Walker has thanked Team Rubicon Australia (TRA) for their recovery efforts.

Council repairing off-leash dog area

Townsville City Council is repairing the off-leash dog area at Lappin Place following the unprecedented flood.

Council crews clean up fish kill

Townsville City Council crews have cleaned up fish that died after being flushed out of drying pools by recent rain.

Flinders Lane to revitalise CBD

A new laneway and lifestyle precinct for the CBD is a step closer, with Townsville City Council endorsing plans to build Flinders Lane.

Locals invited to get involved with the Northern Fringe

The North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) is fast approaching in July and with it comes Townsville’s first ever Fringe Festival, the Northern Fringe.

Southern Suburbs Rising Main contract treating economy to 20 local jobs

Townsville City Council has awarded locally based RMS Engineering a $10.4 million contract to build a section of the Southern Suburbs Rising Main and the Recycled Water Reuse Scheme pipeline.

Council supporting local businesses during recovery

Townsville City Council is continuing to support local businesses with a strategy to use Townsville operators for the recovery works wherever possible.

Ross River Dam reopened to the public

The Ross River Dam ramp and viewing platform have been reopened to the public.

Flood waste pick-up finishes as annual kerbside collection begins

The flood kerbside collection will finish today with Townsville City Council staff finalising the clean-up in the worst-affected suburbs.

Council grateful for flood mozzie control

Townsville City Council has thanked Sumitomo Chemical Australia for reducing the impact of mosquitoes after the floods.

Mayor welcomes Healthe Care donation

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has thanked Townsville Private Clinic for its generous donation to the city’s flood recovery.

Funding announced for Castle Hill Concept Plan

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the announcement of $1.96 million in Federal funding for the Castle Hill Concept Plan as part of Townsville 2020 vision for our city.

Townsville is open for business

The Palaszczuk Government has kicked off the Go Local campaign in North Queensland to help small businesses recover from the recent floods by encouraging all Queenslanders to Go Local and buy products and services from their local businesses.

Aitkenvale Library closed for refurbishments

Townsville City Council is refurbishing the Aitkenvale Library from today.

Townsville to host table tennis World Veterans Tour

Townsville’s economy will receive a significant boost when hundreds of competitors arrive to play in the table tennis World Veterans Tour in September.

Council crews save 30 lost turtle hatchlings

Townsville City Council crews has saved around 30 lost baby turtles – helping them make their way into the ocean for the first time this morning.

Townsville Mayor welcomes Greenvale military announcement

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed an expected boost to the economy, with the Department of Defence confirming it will establish a training area near Greenvale.