February

Roll up your sleeves for this weekend’s Clean Up Australia Day event

Join Townsville City Council for the 30th annual Clean Up Australia Day to help transform Rowes Bay this weekend.

Last chance to sign up for this year’s Northern Fringe Festival

Townsville City Council is calling on artists and venues to get their registrations for the Northern Fringe Festival in by this Saturday.

Game programmers testing mega games console

Townsville’s brightest young computer game programmers are testing a mega games console that will be installed in Flinders Street next month as part of the city’s Smart Precinct strategy.

Vendors urged to register interest for this year’s Pet Expo

Food vendors, exhibitors and suppliers are invited to apply to take part in the Townsville Pet Expo, now in a brand new location.

High level of interest in opening Ross River Dam to commercial and recreational use

A Townsville City Council survey regarding the opening of Ross River Dam to commercial and recreational use has attracted a high level of interest from the community.

Mosquito treatments to begin tomorrow

Townsville City Council crews will be conducting city-wide mosquito treatments following the rainfall over the weekend.

Get in quick to perform at Festival of One Act Plays

North Queensland actors and directors are being urged to get their registrations in for Townsville’s biennial Festival of One Act Plays (FOOAP).

Little Fletcher Bridge now open

Construction works transforming Little Fletcher Bridge into a pedestrian thoroughfare have been completed in time for People’s Day at the Queensland Country Bank Stadium this weekend.

Sun Metals signs up to recycled water scheme

Townsville City Council and Sun Metals Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that could see council supply recycled water to the zinc refinery for the next 25 years.

Pathway project to promote a healthier lifestyle

Townsville City Council has started work on a project to replace the timber walkway near X-Base Backpackers in Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island.

Council celebrates Townsville Dashboards launch’s first anniversary

Townsville City Council is gearing up to celebrate one year since the Townsville Dashboards platform was launched

Townsville Eats gets shake up for start of 2020 season

Put on your best floral shirt and join Townsville City Council for the first Townsville Eats event of the year.

Go in the running to win $100 voucher with Townsville CityLibraries

Have your say on Townsville CityLibraries with the We Love Our Libraries survey this month.

Community benefits through Townsville City Grants and Partnerships

Townsville City Council has provided close to $800,000 in grants and in-kind support to community groups and businesses across Townsville in the past 12 months.

New tender ensures water pipeline project continues to pump out jobs for locals

Work on the next section of the Haughton water pipeline is on schedule to begin within weeks with Townsville City Council awarding the tender for the work to local company NQ Excavations.

Headline acts return to Queens Gardens aviary

Two cockatoos and a corella that were adopted following the closure of the Queens Gardens aviary three years ago will be among the major attractions when the new-look aviary re-opens this weekend.

Hervey Range Tip Shop open for business

Townsville City Council is urging bargain hunters to stop and have a look at the new Hervey Range Tip Shop.

Algal blooms detected in Townsville lakes

Townsville City Council is advising residents to avoid contact with the water in the lakes near CastleTown shopping centre in Hyde Park and near Bunnings in Idalia after blue green algal blooms were detected.

Canadian artist makes Australian debut at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Artist Stanley Wany is travelling all the way from Canada to launch his exhibition Inwards at Townsville City Council’s Perc Tucker Regional Gallery tomorrow.

Townsville representatives head to World Fringe Congress

Townsville City Council officials who played leading roles in delivering the first ever North Australian Festival of Arts have been invited to represent the Northern Fringe Festival at the World Fringe Congress later this week.