Townsville City Council to seek by-election for Division 10

Townsville City Council has today resolved to ask the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) to conduct a by-election to fill the vacant councillor position in Division 10.

Council staff respond to fish kill

Townsville City Council staff are responding to a small fish kill at the freshwater lake opposite Waterside Place in Idalia.

Mount Low Parkway maintenance

Townsville City Council is undertaking road maintenance on Mount Low Parkway near the Bruce Highway.

Project secures southside’s sewerage network for years to come

Contractors have worked around 250,000 hours to complete a major pipeline project that is reducing pressure on Townsville’s sewerage network.

Special Council meeting to discuss Division 10 vacancy

Townsville City Council will hold a special Council meeting tomorrow (Tuesday 8 December) to discuss filling the Division 10 councillor vacancy.

Last chance to nominate your local hero

Residents have until the end of this weekend to nominate a legend for a 2021 Australia Day Award.

Free two hour parking in Townsville CBD all month

Yule be able to deck the halls of your home with Christmas goods after shopping in the Townsville CBD next month thanks to Townsville City Council’s free two-hour parking initiative.

Watch Townsville’s art come to life with new augmented reality project

Art across Townsville CBD will come to life with street art murals across the city centre transforming using augmented reality (AR).

More than 1000 surveys completed for Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Eleven birdwatching enthusiasts have been rewarded for their contribution to Bird Life Australia’s data with a collection of prizes from Townsville City Council and Bird Life Townsville.

North Queensland life inspires Short Story Competition winners

The prompt “my life in the North” has inspired three winning Townsville CityLibraries Short Story Competition pieces from more than 100 entries.

Festive flags fly across Townsville to mark the start of Christmas

Twenty talented artists will have their Christmas-themed artworks displayed on festive flags across Townsville.

Picnic Bay Jetty shines with new underwater lights

Picnic Bay Jetty will be basking in the glow of new lights after Townsville City Council finished creating a new after-dark tourist attraction there this month.

Health sciences hub vision for Townsville

Townsville could become the largest regional health sciences hub in Australia, attracting highly-skilled doctors and medical researchers to North Queensland.

Make sure your pool fence is compliant before Christmas

As Townsville heats up, it’s high time to check whether your pool fence is compliant with the Queensland Development Code.

Townsville City Council stands up against violence this White Ribbon Day

Townsville City Council is encouraging its employees and the wider community to stand up, speak out and take action against gender-based violence this White Ribbon Day.

Unsafe tree to be removed

Townsville City Council will remove part of a Banyan Fig (Ficus Benghalensis) from opposite the old Queens Hotel on The Strand from tomorrow (21 November) as it has become a safety risk to the community.

How to defend your dog from parvovirus this summer

Keep your dog safe from parvovirus this summer by making sure it gets its vaccinations on time.

Council’s not kitten around with end of month cat sale

Find the purrfect new addition for your home with the Townsville City Council Animal Care and Adoption Centre’s sale on cats and kittens.

New look carols for 2020 more inclusive for community

Christmas is back with a new look in 2020 with the annual Carols by Candlelight going online to be enjoyed from the comfort of home loungerooms, neighbourhood get togethers and community group gatherings.

Dr Prins Ralston appointed CEO of Townsville City Council

Townsville City Council today announced the appointment of experienced senior executive Dr Prins Ralston as its Chief Executive Officer.