2019

Townsville celebrates Australia Day with free family event

Townsville City Council is celebrating Australia Day with a jam-packed community event.

Up to 1000 local jobs to flow from pipeline

Stage 1 of the new Townsville water pipeline is on track to support up to 1000 jobs over the life of the state funded project.

First pipes installed on Townsville’s water pipeline project

The first pipes for Townsville’s new water pipeline have been installed.

Game on for free Retro Games night in CBD

Townsville City Council is getting ready for the long weekend with a Retro Games Night and free movies in the city this Friday.

Stuart dump project creates 20 local jobs

Townsville City Council has awarded a $3.5 million tender to local construction company Mendi to build the next stage of the Stuart Waste Facility – creating 20 local jobs.

Council approves a new funeral parlour in Railway Estate

Townsville City Council has approved a development application for a new funeral parlour in Railway Estate.

Council approves solar farm application in Bluewater

Townsville City Council has given an approval to allow for a solar farm at Bluewater.

Council to reduce flood risk in Laura Court

Townsville City Council has approved a $300,000 project to help prevent flooding in Deeragun.

Council crews to begin mosquito treatments following king tides

Townsville City Council crews will begin treatments in mosquito-prone areas of the city following the king tides during the week.

Council creating happy campers with new booking system

Townsville City Council is working to make life simpler for tourists at its six free campsites in the northern beaches.

Body corporates urged to dive into Water Smart Package

Townsville City Council is encouraging body corporates to dive in to the $10 million Water Smart Package.

Residents invited to take a bite of the festivities this Australia Day

Townsville will be bringing people together through multicultural food this Australia Day, with the addition of Great Australian Bites to the festivities.

Council encourages residents to prepare ahead of predicted king tide

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to take precautions before the predicted king tide this weekend.

Council paving the way to revitalise Flinders Street West

Townsville City Council crews and local contractors have begun work to restore footpaths on Flinders Street West – supporting up to 15 local jobs.

Council crews get extra resources to kick grass

Townsville City Council crews are working extended hours and two new tractors have been hired as part of a blitz to spruce up the city and suburbs.

Tunnel boring machine about to bite into pipeline project

A crucial piece of specialised machinery required to complete the Queensland Government-funded Townsville water pipeline is making its way to the city.

Full steam ahead for North Rail Yards redevelopment

The redevelopment of the North Rail Yards is moving full steam ahead.

Waterfront Priority Development Area guidelines officially enacted

The design guidelines for future developments in the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA) have been officially enacted after being adopted by Townsville City Council last November.

Local businesses urged to tap into Water Smart Package

Townsville City Council is calling on local businesses to tap into the State Government-funded $10 million Water Smart Package.

Council crews repairing water leak on Charters Towers Road

Townsville City Council crews are fixing a burst water main on the corner of Charters Towers Road and Soule Street.