Cr Greaney disappointed at vandalism on Magnetic Island

Local Councillor Ann-Maree Greaney has lashed out at vandals that have caused damage across Magnetic Island.

Lansdown ticks all the boxes

The new Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct is perfectly positioned to spur economic growth and job creation for Townsville and North Queensland for decades to come, business leaders say.

City-wide liveability survey live now

The liveability survey is back again, this time for the entire city to complete and see what has changed since COVID-19 began.

Art in the Park takes NAFA COVID Safe into the suburbs

Learn how to dance, perform and create as part of the brand new NAFA COVID Safe event Art in the Park.

Council launches campground compliance blitz

Campers breaching COVID-19 restrictions are being targeted in a compliance blitz beginning from this weekend.

Riders race into mountain bike review

The Townsville community has responded enthusiastically to Council’s survey regarding the city’s mountain bike facilities.

Australian-first memorial unveiled

Australia’s first Cor Infinitus memorial has been unveiled today (10 September) at Townsville’s Anzac Park. The memorial was created as part of a new national initiative created by Kevin Humphreys to pay respect to veterans lost to suicide after serving their country.

Mental health focus for TaskforceNQ

A successful mental health co-responder group should be made permanent and expanded to enhance support and treatment available to the Townsville community, according to the region’s COVID-19 recovery taskforce.

Council looks ahead to NAFA dates for next three years

The Townsville City Council North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) and Northern Fringe Festival are being planned for the next three years, with dates for the annual event presented at this week’s Community and Cultural Development Committee meeting.

Committee recommends development application for new retirement village

A development application for a retirement village along Golf Links Drive has been recommended for approval.

Full NAFA COVID Safe program now live

Lovers of the arts can now feast their eyes on the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) COVID Safe program in its entirety.

Pet owners fined after dogs were involved in attacks

Five people have been fined almost $6,000 after their dogs were involved in attacks on people and other animals.

Council unlocking Wordsworth Park’s potential

Townsville City Council is transforming a popular park in Woodstock, by enhancing the community centre and making Wordsworth Park an attractive venue for sports clubs.

Strand Water Park to re-open tomorrow

With daytime temperatures starting to rise, Townsville residents will be able to cool off and have fun once again at one of the city’s most popular aquatic destinations.

Council installs signs to help turtles cross road safely

Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the Ross River. Drivers in Kelso are being urged to drive carefully as turtles make their annual migration from the Borrow Pits across to the Ross River.

Cungulla’s Big Beach receives sandy restoration

A stretch of beach at Cungulla has been given a new lease on life with Townsville City Council building back coastal dunes that were washed away in the unprecedented monsoon in 2019.

Wonderland Under the Stars set to dazzle at NAFA COVID Safe

Strand Park will transform into a 1950’s style open-air theatre when Wonderland Spiegeltent’s Wonderland Under the Stars opens next month as part of the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) COVID Safe.

More than 2000 residents booked for kerbside collection in first week

More than 2,000 residents have booked in for Townsville City Council’s new kerbside collection system since its launch last week.

NAFA nominated for Australian Event Awards

Townsville’s own North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) is being recognised on the national stage by becoming a finalist in three categories of the prestigious Australian Event Awards.

HALO chandelier installed in Flinders Lane as construction progresses

A piece of Townsville history has been installed in the highly anticipated Flinders Lane development this week as construction of the project moves closer to completion.