$350k redevelopment provides a ride down memory lane

Townsville City Council is giving residents a chance to relive their childhood and create new memories with their kids at Kevin Schreiber Rotary Park in Currajong.

Paws to pick up your pet’s poop

Furry residents are leaving smelly surprises behind on popular walking paths, prompting Townsville City Council to remind locals to scoop their dogs’ poop when out and about.

Have your say for mountain bike strategy

Mountain biking enthusiasts and nature lovers are being asked for their input as the city plans for dedicated mountain bike trails across the Townsville region.

Council working to create happy campers

Townsville City Council has updated its proposed Recreational Vehicle (RV) and Camping Strategy after receiving more than 250 submissions on the draft.

Cheers! Beer bottles a foundation for major road upgrade

Townsville City Council is recycling 2.3 million beer bottles and around 720 tonnes of concrete in a major road works project at Stuart.

More than $77,000 awarded to Townsville artists through RADF

Artists from across Townsville doing it tough in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic have now secured more than $77,000 in Round 2 of the 2019/2020 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants.

Strategy aims to secure region’s position as Defence hub

A new 10-year strategy launched today aims to ensure Townsville and North Queensland remains one of Australia’s key Defence locations for decades to come.

Spare water smart items distributed to sporting clubs and community organisations

Sporting clubs and community organisations are real winners after Townsville City Council distributed left over water smart items to more than 50 groups.

Tobruk Memorial Baths re-open

The Tobruk Memorial Baths on The Strand have re-opened following an $11.3 million redevelopment.

New program set to empower Townsville entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs can now accelerate their business plans thanks to a partnership between Townsville City Council and local business Green Apple Marketing.

Council patrol team completes thousands of inspections across Townsville

Townsville City Council’s patrol team has completed more than 14,000 patrols and field inspections in the last 12 months in an effort to improve the safety of Townsville’s residents and visitors.

Last call to showcase Townsville’s hidden gems

There is just one week left for locals to submit a video of their favourite Townsville destination to go in the running to win a $500 staycation or a $100 gift card to spend at a local business.

New veterans memorial for Townsville

Consultation is starting on a new memorial for veterans who have died by suicide in Townsville.

Palmer Street works to aid business recovery

Townsville City Council hopes an almost $1 million redevelopment of Palmer Street will encourage more restaurants and cafes to open and help existing businesses recover from COVID-19.

Explore four new locations with Council’s virtual tours

Find out where your waste really goes with Townsville City Council’s brand new virtual waste tours.

North Queensland Ceramic Awards moves into Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

The North Queensland Ceramic Awards (NQCA) is coming to Perc Tucker Regional Gallery for a special edition of the exhibition next week.

New public toilets open on Flinders St

Visitors to Flinders St East now have access to five new public toilets on Townsville’s nightlife strip.

Development confidence grows despite COVID-19

Townsville City Council has recorded strong growth in residential lot approvals, despite the presence of the COVID-19 impacts.

Free CBD parking to end

Free parking in the central business district will end at close of business tomorrow (17 July).

Committee recommends development application for motel expansion in Wulguru

Townsville City Council’s Planning and Development Committee has recommended to approve a development application to expand a motel in Wulguru.