New signs educate about social distancing while exercising

Townsville City Council has installed new signage on The Strand reminding residents to abide by the physical distancing guidelines after a concerned community member got in touch.

Tech helps upskill Townsville musicians

Townsville City Council is partnering with QMusic to deliver QMusic Connect, a series of free online workshops and masterclasses to help upskill local musicians to get them ready to get back on stage after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown period.

Aerator to keep lake healthy

Townsville City Council will deploy a solar powered aerator on Keyatta Lake in West End from tomorrow to improve water quality in the body of water.

North Queensland Ceramic Awards’ new home revealed

The North Queensland Ceramic Awards have a brand new home and a large number of entries for the 2020 iteration of the competition.

Picking up after pets paramount during lockdown period

More Townsville locals are walking their dogs now than ever before as a way to stay active during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Anzac Day tradition continues with Dawn Service broadcast

Townsville City Council is proud to partner with ABC North Queensland and local RSL sub-branches to present a broadcast of the Anzac Day Dawn Service this weekend.

How to stay active and healthy at home in Townsville

Townsville City Council wants you to get up and get active at home while we work together to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 helpline has answered over 770 calls

Townsville City Council’s COVID-19 helpline has answered the call of over 770 residents since it opened at the end of March.

New council officially sworn-in

Townsville City’s new council has been officially sworn in today, following the Electoral Commissioner for Queensland’s declaration of the results of the recent election.

Council crews to repair water leak near Purono Parkway tonight

Townsville City Council is advising residents on Purono Parkway that they will experience disruptions to their water supply tonight while crews repair a leak in the area.

Council’s first online Storytime draws in a virtual crowd

Townsville CityLibraries has received great feedback on its first ever online Storytime, with plans underway to move more family favourite activities onto the internet.

New invoice policy makes positive business impact

Townsville City Council’s new invoicing policy to pay contractor invoices within 14 days where possible has been praised by businesses as they forge forward during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Smart Water Meters on offer

Townsville City Council has issued a call for residents who are interested in having smart water meters installed at their property as part of the next phase of the Water Smart Campaign.

Eighth aerial mosquito treatment conducted

Townsville City Council has conducted its eighth aerial mosquito treatment for 2020 this week.

Pets find new homes amid social distancing restrictions

Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre has adopted out 47 animals since being open by appointment only since Monday, 30 March.

Virtual exhibitions bring Perc Tucker Regional Gallery inside your home

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is taking its exhibitions online with virtual tours of Stewart MacFarlane’s Outside Looking In and Reflections: The TNQ7 Film Archive Project.

CityLibraries takes Storytime online

Townsville CityLibraries’ Storytime is going digital to help keep the community connected while following social distancing restrictions to assist in slowing the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Vandals target public toilets, signs

Townsville City Council is appealing for information from the community after a recent spate of vandalism targeting public toilets across the city.

King tides expected from this weekend

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents in low-lying areas to take precautions ahead of the king tides expected from this weekend.

Castle Hill walking tracks, Loam Island boat ramp to close

Townsville City Council is closing the Castle Hill walking tracks and banning motorised boats on Ross River in an effort to further encourage social distancing and help slow the spread of COVID-19.