Council extends deadline for monsoon-affected ratepayers

Townsville City Council is delivering on its Budget commitment to support ratepayers impacted by the unprecedented monsoon.

Townsville can’t get aNAFAthis!

With NAFA wrapping up after this weekend, Council is urging the community to get a final taste of the city’s biggest arts and cultural event for 2019.

You don’t want to be a runner-up at this year’s marathon

Expect to see Townsville residents getting an early morning run in this weekend at the Townsville Running Festival.

Small businesses given extra time to apply for recovery grants

Small businesses impacted by the unprecedented monsoon now have additional time to apply for recovery grants.

Controlled burns scheduled for Deeragun from Friday

Townsville wildfire protection will continue from the end of this week with a controlled burn at Deeragun.

Get yourself a purrfect friend this winter

Forget your winter coat, head down to Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre and adopt a furry friend this winter instead.

Residents encouraged to take precautions ahead of king tides

Townsville is expecting another round of king tides this month and residents in low-lying areas are being encouraged to take precautions.

Glendale Drive closes for Southern corridor pipeline works

Motorists and residents are advised that Glendale Drive causeway will be closed for four weeks to allow workers to lay pipes on the Southern Suburbs Rising Main and Recycled Water Reuse Scheme.

Strand Ephemera major prize awarded

The 2019 Strand Ephemera officially launched at the Wonderland Spiegeltent on Saturday night with the winner of the $10,000 major prize announced.

Free concert to lure music lovers to Queens Gardens

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music will entertain music fans at a free concert at Queens Gardens on Sunday.

Townsville youths recognised with Young Resilience Award

Townsville City Council is recognising the efforts and contributions made by local youths during the monsoon recovery effort with an award ceremony at Townsville Eats.

Townsville welcomes military visitors after Talisman Sabre exercise

Townsville City Council and the Port of Townsville welcome the arrival of over 1000 military personnel from the Australian Defence Force and from the United States Department of Defense to the City as they dock at Townsville after completing the Talisman Sabre exercise.

Lansdown Industrial Precinct reaches new milestone

The Lansdown Industrial Precinct has reached another milestone with two new companies seeking to co-locate within the precinct.

Mayor slams theft from Halo show

Townsville City Council has doubled down the security at the highly popular Halo light and sound show in Queens Gardens after the theft of a large light that forms part of the Light Walk.

Strand back and watch these sculptures come to life

Strand Ephemera will come alive this week with the artworks from local, national and international artists all being installed for the impressive sculpture festival.

Mayor encourages local businesses to register for defence works

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill is encouraging local businesses to register and get involved in the Defence contract for the upcoming Greenvale Training Area.

Naming of Oonoonba oval to honour former councillor

A long serving former councillor and champion of the city’s southside will have an oval named in his honour.

Civic Theatre to get extra layer of protection

Townsville City Council has today endorsed painting the Civic Theatre as part of the monsoon repair works at the Full Council meeting.

Residents stories to form part of library history collection

Townsville residents are invited to share their story from the unprecedented monsoon during the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Horseshoe Bay draft shoreline plan consultation ends Sunday

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on a draft Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) that will provide long term options to manage erosion issues at Horseshoe Bay.