2020/21 Budget - Council to discount sewerage charges for not-for-profit sporting clubs

Not-for-profit sporting clubs across the city will be eligible for a staggering 50 per cent discount on their sewerage charges as part of Townsville City Council’s 2020-21 budget.

2020/21 Budget - Council formalises hardship support policy

Townsville City Council will implement a new hardship policy to help ratepayers who may be struggling to pay their rates because of natural disasters or other circumstances outside of their control.

2020/21 Budget - Rates review to ensure balance

Townsville City Council has revised its rating categories to level the playing field for some property types enabling an average 6% rates decrease for most businesses.

2020/21 Budget - Council budget delivers win for first home buyers

Townsville residents looking to break into the housing market and buy their first home are big winners in Council’s 2020/21 Budget.

2020/21 Budget - Budget supports community, business recovery from COVID-19

Townsville City Council’s 2020-21 budget underlines its commitment to help the community recover from the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

2020/21 Budget - More than $25 million invested in support for community

Community and not-for-profit groups will share in more than $25 million in grants, concessions and in-kind support from Townsville City Council as they continue to help the community recover from COVID-19.

2020/21 Budget - Budget provides $221.9m for jobs-generating capital works

Townsville City Council’s 2020/21 Budget will invest $221.9 million into capital works to support local jobs and upgrade and enhance vital community assets.

2020/21 Budget - Strong financial management and jobs generation at the forefront of Council budget

A freeze on general rates for owner-occupiers, a $221.9 million investment in infrastructure to support local jobs and a $15 million COVID-19 support response are the cornerstones of Townsville City Council’s 2020/21 budget, released today.

Pump track a new drawcard for Murray Sports Complex

Bike riders of all ages are expected to race to a new asphalt pump track at the Murray Sporting Complex in Annandale.

Townsville schools using dashboard data to complete assignments

Local Townsville schools are jumping on the opportunity to access unique high-level data about the city.

Townsville lights up green to celebrate city’s parks

Townsville City Council is going green this week as part of a national campaign to celebrate the city’s incredible array of parks and open spaces.

Late Deeragun resident honoured with park addition

Townsville City Council has responded to a request to honour late Townsville resident Rosemary Russo who was tragically killed in 2016.

Kerbside waste collection to move to booking system

Townsville City Council will adopt a new on-call booking system for its popular kerbside collection program in 2020.

Rockpool to re-open tomorrow

Get ready Townsville - The Rockpool on The Strand is set to re-open tomorrow (20 June).

Douglas pathway replacement now complete

Douglas residents can look forward to new pathways along Angus Smith Drive with a project to replace the existing pathways finished this week.

Weeding frenzy

Townsville City Council has invasive weeds in the Ross River in its sights with a weed harvester being deployed this week to tackle the noxious pests.

Feedback wanted on stadium parking restrictions

Townsville City Council wants to hear your feedback on trial parking restrictions around Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Drone guiding monsoon and erosion recovery efforts

Townsville City Council is taking to the sky to get a new perspective on erosion and environmental recovery efforts following last year’s monsoon.

Council searching for new project partners for Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct

Townsville City Council has released a new round of tenders for the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct at Woodstock.

Repairs being made to flood damaged rural roads

Repairs to unsealed roads that were severely impacted by the 2019 monsoon event in Townsville are nearing completion.