Council, consortium to explore green hydrogen production

Townsville City Council will work with a local consortium to explore the production of green hydrogen at one of the city’s wastewater treatment plants.

Council awards $27.5m project for new water clarifiers

Townsville City Council will invest $27.5 million to construct two new water clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, enhancing the facility’s capacity to produce clean, healthy drinking water for the city.

Students building weather stations to learn about local environment

Year 5 and 6 students are learning about the local environment and sustainability through a new education program building weather stations that will create a temperature map of the city.

The Fringe Force volunteer program wants you

Townsville City Council wants you to join the Fringe Force to be part of North Queensland’s biggest arts festival.

Enhanced secondary water intake for Douglas treatment plant

Townsville City Council has installed three new pumps to provide an enhanced secondary water intake for the Douglas Water Treatment Plant from the Ross River.

New Creative Studio unlocks Townsville makers’ potential

Aitkenvale CityLibrary is attracting filmmakers, podcasters, recording musicians and artists with its new free Creative Studio, which provides access to state-of-the-art equipment to bring creativity to life.

Quick nip, tuck for grand old dame of CBD

The historic Victoria Bridge is set for a makeover, with work starting next week to replace sections of the deck on the 132-year-old bridge.

BOM return welcome: Hill

Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed today’s announcement that locally-focused meteorologists will again be based in Townsville to support the local community before and during natural disasters.

Community invited to give feedback on draft Mountain Bike Survey now

After extensive community consultation and preparation, Townsville City Council’s draft Mountain Bike Strategy 2021-2031 is now available for feedback.

Learn about sustainability around the home at Rowes Bay this weekend

Whether it’s learning how to be sustainable at home, taking a tour of the Rowes Bay wetlands or discovering some of Australia’s birds of prey, there is something for everyone at the Rowes Bay Sustainability Open Day.

Townsville builders reminded to stick to noise timeframes

Townsville City Council is reminding builders of their responsibility to stick to the Environmental Protection Act’s construction noise timeframes.

Townsville’s bin collections streamlined with updates to truck routes

To further streamline and enhance the waste collection service, a small number of Townsville properties will see a change to their weekly bin collection day from next month.

East End Eats to take over Flinders St before Reds, Chiefs game

Following the success of City Street Eats, Townsville City Council and Flinders Street East traders will team up to host East End Eats on Saturday 29 May before the Reds v Chiefs game at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Hermit Park water infrastructure enhanced with $5.2 million upgrade

Townsville City Council will replace more than 4.5km of pipes beneath Charters Towers Road and Ross River Road as part of a $5.2 million project aimed at ensuring the ongoing reliability of the city’s water network.

Damaged fig to be removed - Anderson Gardens

A damaged fig (ficus) tree will be removed by Townsville City Council from Anderson Gardens this Wednesday (19 May) after it showed signs of significant damage to its trunk.

CBD parking free on stadium event days

Parking in the Townsville CBD will be free from 2pm this Thursday when the North Queensland Cowboys take on the Newcastle Knights at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Tones and I to take stage in Townsville as part of NAFA 2021

Tones and I will headline the new Tropic Sounds concert in Queensland Country Bank Stadium as part of this year’s North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) this July.

Licensing essential for cosmetic tattooing

If you’re someone who gets microblading, feathering or other cosmetic tattoos, Townsville City Council wants you to make sure you’re visiting licensed technicians.

Triandra Track on Castle Hill closed from Monday

Townsville City Council will begin trapping wild dogs on Castle Hill from Monday for the safety of track walkers and their pets.

Road reconstruction to enhance access to popular precinct

Council’s focus on improving infrastructure across Townsville is continuing with a project to reconstruct two streets in Currajong beginning next week.