Federal MP’s petition nothing more than smokescreen

A petition started by the Federal Member for Herbert is nothing more than a smokescreen for his own lack of action on a key issue facing North Queenslanders, Deputy Mayor Mark Molachino said today.

Townsville turns blue and orange for World Cancer Day

Iconic Townsville landmarks will light up orange and blue to mark World Cancer Day next Thursday 4 February.

$1 billion infrastructure asset replacement program over the next decade

Townsville City Council will spend close to $1 billion over the next decade replacing and upgrading existing infrastructure assets across the city that are approaching the end of their operational life.

Unsightly buildings local law adopted

Townsville City Council has resolved to create a new local law targeting unsightly buildings throughout the city at the Full Council meeting today.

Council’s budget position remains strong despite COVID challenge

Townsville City Council remains focussed on delivering its core services and capital works program despite uncertainty generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Townsville locals awarded for community work

Seven community-minded Townsville locals have had their hard work recognised at today’s Australia Day Awards.

Celebrate Australia Day at Jezzine Barracks

Celebrate Australia Day in style in 2021 with a free, family-friendly event at Jezzine Barracks.

HALO to reopen a day early!

HALO Life Below Water is reopening a day early after a monumental effort from staff and contractors to get the installations back in action.

NQ artist brings the Maldives to Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

North Queensland artist Roland Nancarrow is bringing a slice of the Maldives to Townsville’s Perc Tucker Regional Gallery with his new exhibition Maldives Artworks.

HALO to reopen Friday night

HALO Life Below Water will bring the coral reef back to Queens Gardens from Friday night.

Townsville Local Disaster Management Group moved to ‘Stand Up’

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to ‘Stand Up’ as Tropical Cyclone (TC) Kimi tracks towards the coast.

Sandbag sites

Sand and sandbags are currently available at the following locations:

Residents urged to finalise cyclone preparations

Townsville residents are being reminded to finalise their cyclone preparations with Tropical Cyclone Kimi expected to reach Category 2 north of Townsville later today.

Connection to reef celebrated in HALO Life Below Water

Immerse yourself and explore the coral reef without leaving land with HALO Life Below Water which kicks off today.

Apps the quickest way to report problems

Townsville City Council is reminding residents that they can report issues around town with the user-friendly iCouncil and Snap Send Solve apps on their phones.

First king tides of the year expected next week

Townsville City Council is urging residents in low-lying areas to prepare their properties ahead of the first expected king tide of the year.

New weapon in war with mozzies

Townsville City Council crews are using a new weapon in the war against mosquitoes across the city this wet season.

Sand and sandbags available if required

Townsville City Council has made sand and sandbags available at two locations should members of the public require them.

Recycle Right - Keep out soft plastics

Townsville City Council is urging residents to keep soft plastics out of their recycling bins in order to protect the environment and keep the city’s recycling processing facility working effectively and efficiently.