Townsville’s long-term economic recovery plan will be presented to the Federal Government this week, with Mayor Jenny Hill travelling to Canberra to lobby for funding.
Townsville City Council crews have reopened beaches in the city with tests determining they are safe for the public.
Townsville City Council and Queensland Health are distributing free ‘MozzieMesh’ mosquito controls to residents living in suburbs hardest hit by recent flooding.
Townsville City Council will continue to collect kerbside rubbish in flood impacted zones to help residents clean up after the unprecedented flood event.
The Ross River Dam spillway gates closed on Friday afternoon when the dam level reached 100 per cent.
The city’s long-term economic recovery planning and lobbying for critical job-creating projects is already being undertaken by a group of experts.
Townsville City Council is urging residents to take precautions before a predicted king tide beginning early next week.
Townsville City Council crews are currently working to find a major leak affecting a number of Townsville suburbs.
Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the activation of crucial grants for flood-affected small business but many local firms have suffered very significant losses and need more support.
The volume of water being released from Ross River Dam continues to decline with full closure of the dam spillway gates expected soon.
Assisting the recovery of flood-affected small businesses and residents is a top priority for Townsville Local Disaster Management Group Chair Mayor Jenny Hill.
Local real estate agents managing flood-affected rental homes are encouraged to contact either the State Emergency Service or Townsville City Council to organise assistance to clean our properties.
Townsville beaches have been closed while repairs to the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant are carried out following the unprecedented flood.
Townsville City Council crews are working to repair sections of Hervey Range Road, which was severely damaged during the unprecedented rain event.
Townsville City Council crews continue to help with the clean-up effort by sanitising homes that were impacted by sewage overflows.
Team Townsville is getting out across the community to help our city recover from the unprecedented flood.
Townsville City Council will be providing residents with free organic sanitiser – donated by Natroshield Organic Solutions – to assist with the clean-up following the unprecedented flood.
The bridges at Black Weir and Aplins Weir will remain closed for repairs following the unprecedented flood.
Impacted residents will have their rubbish collected as a bulk flood waste blitz continues across the city.
The Riverway Arts Centre and Riverway Lagoon have been closed to repair damage from the unprecedented flood.