Council boosts disaster preparation arsenal

Townsville City Council has today unveiled its latest tools to help residents prepare for natural disasters – two new automatic sand bagging machines.

Trick or treat yourself at Council’s free Halloween movie night

You don’t have to wait for the witching hour to get your spook on for Halloween this Saturday with Townsville City Council’s free family-friendly Halloween movie night.

Barge arrival kickstarts Council’s Magnetic Island campaign

For the first time, Townsville City Council has used a 1000-tonne barge to transport equipment to Magnetic Island ahead of an extensive works program.

Businesses invited to rent historical Townsville building

Businesses now have the opportunity to rent one of Townsville’s most beautiful heritage buildings.

Community groups receive more than $100,000 in TCC grants

More than $100,000 in grant and partnership applications have been approved at today’s Townsville City Council meeting.

Annual report adopted at Full Council meeting today

Delivering the national award-winning inaugural North Australian Festival of the Arts, completing construction of stage one of the Haughton Pipeline and rapidly implementing a COVID community support package were some of Townsville City Council’s achievements in 2019-20.

Community feedback prompts parking signage at Mount Louisa

New parking signage is set to be installed near the carpark at the new Mount Louisa walking track following community feedback.

Roadworks start on Paluma Dam Rd

Townsville City Council is starting work on Paluma Dam Rd to grade and re-gravel the road, making travelling on the road more comfortable for drivers.

Indigenous art celebrated as part of NAFA COVID Safe

Delve into the art, music and culture of Townsville’s Indigenous community when Townsville City Council presents A Celebration of Dance this Saturday.

Townsville City Council IT team wins at Australian Service Excellence Awards

Townsville City Council’s IT Service Operations Team has been named a winner at the Customer Service Institute of Australia’s (CSIA) 2020 Australian Service Excellence Awards.

Flinders Lane open to the community this Sunday

Construction on a brand new Melbourne-esque laneway in Townsville’s CBD is complete and open to the community from this Sunday.

Get in quick to see audiovisual spectacular Beauty Rich and Rare

More than 1500 people have already experienced the audiovisual spectacular Beauty Rich and Rare as the countdown begins for the exhibition’s final day in Townsville.

NAFA a winner at Australian Event Awards!

The North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) has been recognised with an award at the prestigious Australian Event Awards last night.

Riverway Skate Park transforms as part of NAFA COVID Safe

The Riverway Skate Park has had a massive makeover thanks to Townsville Street artists Nicky Bidju Pryor, Jon Electros Avocado and Ian Kaddy, but they need your help to complete the artwork.

Free dump weekend to begin tomorrow!

Townsville City Council is reminding residents to take advantage of the free dump weekend that begins Friday 23 October and finishes Monday.

Push to improve water quality in Idalia lakes

Townsville City Council is working to enhance water quality in the freshwater lakes in Idalia following recent deterioration.

Road repairs begin on Magnetic Island

Disaster reconstruction funding will help Townsville City Council repair a residential road on Magnetic Island that was damaged in last year’s unprecedented monsoon.

AFL Grand Final on the big screen at Riverway Stadium

Football fanatics and families alike will be able to enjoy a big-screen viewing of the AFL Grand Final at Riverway Stadium this weekend.

TLDMG annual training exercise tackles significant rainfall, a tropical cyclone and COVID-19 outbreak

Responding to significant rainfall and a developing tropical cyclone while dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak was the challenge set for the Townsville Local Disaster Management Group’s (TLDMG) annual training exercise today.

Residents encouraged to avoid Vincent roadworks

Motorists are being urged to avoid Nathan Street near the intersection at Fulham Road as Townsville City Council upgrades the sewerage network, with works commencing this Sunday 18 October.