Townsville’s dog parks set to reopen this weekend

Townsville’s furriest residents can rejoice with dog parks reopening to the public this weekend.

Work starts on new Mount Louisa walking track

Construction of the first walking track on Mount Louisa is now underway and should be complete by the end of July, weather permitting.

Council praises Townsville food businesses

Townsville City Council is commending food businesses across the city for their high standards of food safety during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Ross River to be re-opened to motorised boats

Townsville City Council will re-open Ross River to motorised watercraft from Saturday 2 May 2020.

Tobruk Pool redevelopment close to completion

Like a champion swimmer who has just made the final turn, the $11.3 million redevelopment of the Tobruk Memorial Baths on The Strand is racing towards the finish line.

Council works enhancing popular parks and pathway

Townsville City Council is investing $165,000 to replace five timber pedestrian bridges and a viewing platform at some of the city’s most popular parks and pathways.

Council launches social impact survey to check in on residents

Townsville City Council has launched a survey to track the social impact that COVID-19 is having on the community.

Cattle holding facility in Calcium gets green light

Townsville City Council has today given the go-ahead for the development of a live cattle holding yard and short-term feedlot facility at Calcium south of the city.

Horseshoe Bay to become more resilient to erosion under new management plan

Townsville City Council is looking to make the Horseshoe Bay shore more resilient to erosion with a new management plan endorsed today.

Queens Garden aviary to be named after long-time curator

Townsville City Council has today resolved to name the new Queens Gardens aviary after former gardens curator Percival Pacific Andrews.

Pathway to link entertainment sites and cycling network

Townsville City Council crews are making great progress on a new pathway that will link major entertainment venues and provide a key part of Townsville’s cycling network.

Nature Play competition to keep kids active outdoors

Townsville City Council, with the support of Nature Play QLD, is providing activities to help keep the kids entertained at home while we work together to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Locally-made hand sanitiser distributed to aged care facilities, GP clinics

Townsville City Council and Sun Metals have joined forces to distribute hand sanitiser to aged care facilities and GP’s across the city.

Special council meeting endorses committees, Deputy Mayor

A special meeting of the new Townsville City Council today has approved the appointment of standing committees and advisory committees as well as Cr Mark Molachino as Deputy Mayor.

Taskforce established to help region recover from COVID-19

Townsville City Council will establish a dedicated taskforce to bring together business, community and government in a collective approach to the long-term health, social and economic recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New signs educate about social distancing while exercising

Townsville City Council has installed new signage on The Strand reminding residents to abide by the physical distancing guidelines after a concerned community member got in touch.

Tech helps upskill Townsville musicians

Townsville City Council is partnering with QMusic to deliver QMusic Connect, a series of free online workshops and masterclasses to help upskill local musicians to get them ready to get back on stage after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown period.

Aerator to keep lake healthy

Townsville City Council will deploy a solar powered aerator on Keyatta Lake in West End from tomorrow to improve water quality in the body of water.

North Queensland Ceramic Awards’ new home revealed

The North Queensland Ceramic Awards have a brand new home and a large number of entries for the 2020 iteration of the competition.

Picking up after pets paramount during lockdown period

More Townsville locals are walking their dogs now than ever before as a way to stay active during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.