Council taps into new green tech to cap landfill

Townsville City Council is the first council in Australia to use the environmentally friendly bituminous geomembrane to cap a landfill site, managing methane leakage from waste and accelerating site rehabilitation.

Townsville CBD’s Street Art Trail extends with new artwork

A brand new mural created by art collective ALL HOURS will bring a fresh splash of colour to Ogden St in Townsville’s CBD.

Castle Hill hazard reduction burn next week

Townsville City Council will conduct its first hazard reduction burn of the year on Castle Hill next week.

Accelerated COVID-19 recovery is in the BAG

Some of the Townsville business community’s heaviest hitters have come together to provide advice on initiatives and policies to support the city’s recovery from the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Community barbecues to start cooking again

The skies are set to remain grey at the weekend, but that hasn’t stopped Townsville City Council from getting its barbecues ready to sizzle again from Saturday.

Council holds digital forums for potential suppliers

Local businesses now have the opportunity to digitally connect with Townsville City Council’s procurement team to learn how to become a Council supplier.

Mayor thanks selfless volunteers this National Volunteer Week

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has thanked Townsville’s selfless community of volunteers this National Volunteer Week.

Tender proposals open for new Solar Shade Project

An innovative new Solar Shade Project is a step closer to providing shaded carparks and foothpaths between the Stadium Precinct and Townsville’s CBD with tenders going to market for the Council-first initiative.

Townsville 400 rescheduled for August 29-30

The green flag has dropped on the countdown to the 2020 Townsville 400 with V8 Supercar Championship organisers announcing that the event will now be held on August 29-30.

Townsville CityLibraries wants your ideas for new studios

Townsville CityLibraries wants to hear what projects you would like to see in Aitkenvale Library’s brand new fabrication and digital studios.

Residents urged to respect recycling rules

Townsville City Council is urging residents to recycle responsibly and stop risking the health and safety of staff at the city’s Material Recovery Facility.

Council building foundation for Wulguru landslide barrier

Townsville City Council is removing around 4,000 tonnes of rocks and earth material to create a base for a new landslide barrier at Wulguru.

Splish, splash: Council pools to re-open

Townsville residents can get back in the swim of things from tomorrow with Council pools set to re-open.

Algal bloom detected in Keyatta Lake

Townsville City Council’s regular ecological water quality testing program has detected a blue-green algal bloom in Keyatta Lake between Ingham Rd and Woolcock St at West End.

Council facilities and assets to re-open as COVID restrictions ease

Parents who have spent the last two months trying to find ways to entertain their children during the coronavirus pandemic can breathe a little easier from this weekend with Townsville libraries, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and skateparks all set to re-open.

Castle Hill walking tracks to re-open Saturday

Townsville’s popular Castle Hill walking tracks will re-open to foot traffic from this Saturday following recent Queensland Government announcements relaxing some of the COVID-19 physical distancing rules across the state.

Stinger nets to stay in place

Swimmers now have the option to spend more time in Townsville’s ocean with the decision to keep stinger nets open along The Strand until public pools reopen.

Townsville lights up purple for domestic violence awareness

Landmarks across Townsville are turning purple in support of domestic violence victims for the month of May.

Shortlist finalised for The Percivals 2020

Mayor Jenny Hill is just one of the many muses portrayed by more than 230 artists who are shortlisted for The Percivals 2020.

Tenders called for next section of Haughton pipeline

Townsville City Council is looking for local businesses to construct the next section of pipe that will eventually link Ross River Dam with the Burdekin River at Clare.