Sand bagging exercise kicks off preparations for wet season

North Queensland might still be shivering through winter, but Townsville City Council has started to get ready for summer and the region’s traditional wet season.

Reid Park COVID testing site to close at 4pm today - 11 August

The drive-through COVID testing site at Reid Park will close today (Wednesday 11 August) at 4pm.

Extensive vandalism to park irrigation systems

Council is asking for public assistance to identify those responsible for extensive vandalism to irrigation systems in 19 parks across Townsville in the past week.

Do you have what it takes to build a city?

Townsville City Council is on the hunt for individuals wanting to advance their knowledge and skills while helping build the Townsville of tomorrow, through the 2022 intake of apprentices and trainees.

Additional Townsville COVID testing site to open Tuesday

An additional drive-through COVID-19 testing site will open in Townsville tomorrow (Tuesday 10 August) in response to a sudden increase in demand for testing locally following a case in Cairns.

Townsville City Council successfully completes White Ribbon Australia accreditation

Townsville City Council is proud to announce it has successfully completed the White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Program.

Put your green thumb to work this Sunday for National Tree Day

Townsville residents are being encouraged to be part of an expected 300,000 Australians who participate in Australia’s largest community tree planting event on National Tree Day this Sunday.

Residents have their say on new Riverway Library

More than 100 Townsville residents have put their hands up to take the next step in shaping the future of Townsville City Council’s new library at Riverway, following more than 340 Have Your Say Townsville submissions on the new community development.

Council rolls out new tendering system

Townsville City Council has rolled out a new tendering system for businesses to secure upcoming work.

Nominate outstanding senior residents for 2021 Seniors Awards now

Do you know an outstanding senior who has gone above and beyond for the benefit of Townsville?

Townsville Palmetum receiving major irrigation system upgrade

Townsville’s premier botanic garden is receiving an almost $2.1 million enhancement to the irrigation network system.

Writers to find their happily ever after with Short Story Competition

Once upon a time, there was a city council encouraging budding writers across Townsville to enter the 2021 Short Story Competition before time ran out.

Council invests $5.3 million to strengthen suburban water security

Townsville City Council will further enhance suburban water security by upgrading a key pipeline that supplies water to Rasmussen and Condon at a cost of $5.3 million.

Hervey Range hazard reduction burn

Townsville City Council will conduct a large hazard reduction burn on Hervey Range this Wednesday (4 August) as it continues to focus on bushfire mitigation.