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.

Committee recommends new CityLibraries Strategy

A place for everyone, fostering creativity and supporting economic activation are the key themes of the new 2020-2024 Townsville CityLibraries Strategic Plan.

Controlled burns taking place throughout July and August

Townsville City Council is conducting controlled burns across the region throughout July and August.

Residents asked to stay off Mount Louisa construction sites

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill is asking residents to stay away from the Mount Louisa walking trails while the tracks are being constructed.

Call for artists for Strand Ephemera now open

One of North Australia’s largest sculpture festivals is throwing its metaphorical doors open to artists wanting to be part of its 20th anniversary next year.

North Shore Boulevard to re-open Monday

North Shore Boulevard, which has been closed since 2 July because of damage to the bridge over Stony Creek, will re-open on Monday, 13 July with a temporary load limit in-place until further notice.

New mountaineer playground opens in Cambridge Park

Children in Townsville have a new outlet for their energy with a new playground installed at Vincent’s Cambridge Park.

Do you have what it takes to build a city?

Townsville City Council has issued a call for prospective trainees and apprentices who want to develop their skills and knowledge while helping to build the city.

Council extends Mount Louisa walking track

Townsville City Council will extend the track being constructed on Mount Louisa to give walkers and runners a great workout as well as magnificent views across the city.

Rat bait found in CBD, The Strand

Townsville City Council is asking the community for help in identifying those responsible for leaving rat bait pellets around the central business district and on The Strand.

Call for nominations for Seniors Awards

Do you know a senior deserving of recognition for their contributions to the community? Townsville City Council is looking for nominations for the 2020 Seniors Awards, which will be presented during Seniors Week in August.

More visitors welcome at libraries, gallery

The number of patrons allowed in Townsville’s CityLibraries and the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery will increase this week thanks to the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions.