Cungulla’s Big Beach receives sandy restoration

A stretch of beach at Cungulla has been given a new lease on life with Townsville City Council building back coastal dunes that were washed away in the unprecedented monsoon in 2019.

Wonderland Under the Stars set to dazzle at NAFA COVID Safe

Strand Park will transform into a 1950’s style open-air theatre when Wonderland Spiegeltent’s Wonderland Under the Stars opens next month as part of the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) COVID Safe.

More than 2000 residents booked for kerbside collection in first week

More than 2,000 residents have booked in for Townsville City Council’s new kerbside collection system since its launch last week.

NAFA nominated for Australian Event Awards

Townsville’s own North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) is being recognised on the national stage by becoming a finalist in three categories of the prestigious Australian Event Awards.

HALO chandelier installed in Flinders Lane as construction progresses

A piece of Townsville history has been installed in the highly anticipated Flinders Lane development this week as construction of the project moves closer to completion.

Budding business owners make most of Entrepreneur in Residence program

More than 25 Townsville budding entrepreneurs are taking advantage of Townsville City Council’s free Entrepreneur in Residence program to turbocharge their businesses.

Position paper on regional arts gallery nearing completion

A position paper outlining the needs and potential opportunity for a future regional arts gallery for Townsville is nearing completion.

Council begins search for new CEO

The search is on for the next leader for the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

Townsville tossers told to stop illegally dumping rubbish

Townsville residents are risking a $2,135 fine for illegally dumping their waste across the city instead of taking their rubbish to one of five dumps across town.

Council barking mad at number of dog incidents

Townsville City Council is reminding dog owners of their responsibilities after an alarming number of animal attacks and aggressive animal complaints in 2020.

New playground and barbecue area in Illich Park open now

A new playground and barbecue area in Aitkenvale’s Illich Park is now open.

Pat and Ernie recognised with 2020 Seniors Awards

Two senior residents have been acknowledged with the 2020 Seniors Award for their selfless contributions to the community.

Strike a prose

Literary enthusiasts and budding writers with a story to tell about life in the North are being invited to enter a short story competition as part of the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Townsville City Council’s fees and charges among the most affordable

The Urban Development Institute of Australia’s new report comparing council fees and charges shows Townsville is one of the best and affordable local government areas for urban development along the Queensland coast.

Increase your suburb’s blurb appeal with Townsville Street Library project

Take a book, give a book, share a book. That is the motto that will spread across our city when the Townsville Street Library project competition kicks off this week.

Stormwater upgrades in Central Park

Townsville City Council will upgrade stormwater infrastructure beneath Central Park before it installs innovative ‘solar trees’ in the popular precinct.

Imperium3 Townsville to move to next stage of development

Townsville City Council welcomes today’s announcement that the Imperium3 Townsville (iM3TSV) board has decided to proceed to the next stage in the development of its 18 GWh lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facility in Townsville.

Bookings for kerbside collection open now

Townsville residents can now claim their spot for Townsville City Council’s new-look kerbside collection, set to launch on 1 September.

NAFA returns to Townsville for COVID-safe edition

Townsville’s premier arts and cultural festival is back for a special COVID-safe edition next month.

Industry briefings for stage 2 of Haughton pipeline

Townsville engineering, planning, and environmental consultants and suppliers and contractors are being encouraged to attend industry briefings on the second stage of the Haughton pipeline project next Friday 21 August.