Innovative project boosts monsoon recovery and cuts costs

Seven hundred tonnes of organic matter drained from Townsville lakes is being transformed into a rich topsoil that will help revive monsoon-damaged gardens and lawns.

Council welcomes new recruits

Townsville City Council will continue to build on the success of its training programs as it welcomes its next intake of apprentices and trainees.

Council continues mosquito treatments during ongoing rain

Mosquito treatments are ongoing across the city after the rainfall continued over the long weekend.

How to pay when rates hit letterboxes this week

Don’t forget there are plenty of ways to pay your rates when rates notices hit letterboxes this week.

Process to create new Lansdown precinct moves to next stage after a raft of additional environmental protections recommended by Council

The establishment of a new, job-generating industrial precinct near Woodstock will progress to the next stage in the approval process, after a raft of changes designed to further protect the environment, water and amenity of the area were accepted at Full Council today.

MCU approved for new unit complex in the CBD

Townsville City Council has given the go-ahead for a new unit complex in the CBD.

Sturt Street partially reopened to traffic

Townsville City Council has reopened one inbound lane and both outbound lanes of Sturt Street.

Townsville weather update

Steady rainfall is forecast to continue falling in and around Townsville for at least the next 24 to 48 hours, however current advice is that these falls will not be at the same level as last year’s devastating monsoon event.

Community spirit recognised in Australia Day Awards

Townsville residents who have gone above and beyond in service of the community have been recognised with the Australia Day Awards today.

Two ways to celebrate in Townsville this Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day the Townsville way this Sunday with plenty of fun activities for the whole family to take part in.

Apps are easy way to report problems to Council

Townsville City Council is reminding residents that there’s an easy way to have problems spotted around town fixed with the iCouncil and Snap Send Solve apps.

Official unveiling of Noel Wilson Oval to take place this weekend

Townsville City Council will be officially opening the Noel Wilson Oval in Oonoonba at a community barbecue this weekend.

Mosquito treatments underway across the city

Townsville City Council has begun ground treatments in mosquito prone areas of the city following the rainfall received over the past few days.

Council informing residents about new stadium parking regulations

Townsville City Council is communicating with residents and businesses in the suburbs surrounding Queensland Country Bank Stadium about new event parking regulations that will come into effect next month.

Townsville welcomes The Year of the Rat with CBD celebration

Lion dancers will welcome the Chinese New Year at the Victoria Bridge Forecourt this Friday night.

Pontoons destroyed in monsoon set to be replaced

A project to replace community pontoons destroyed in the 2019 unprecedented monsoon is currently underway.

New Reid Park bridge achieves key milestone

The new Reid Park Active Transport Bridge has achieved a key milestone today with the first of three structural components lifted into position.

Adventure is waiting in Townsville

Recreational vehicle (RV) and camping travel is one of Australia’s fastest growing tourism sectors with visitation to Townsville doubling over the last 10 years.

Blitz delivers facelift for Idalia

More than 500 cubic metres of mulch, enough to cover almost four football fields, has been used as part of a street transformation blitz on Idalia.

New managers for Cotters Markets announced

Townsville City Council has selected local company Pop Up Food Trucks Townsville Events as the new managers for Cotters Markets.