2021

Dog owners on notice following spate of attacks

Townsville City Council is urging dog owners to ensure they are being responsible pet owners after a spate of attacks across the city.

Townsville Dashboards a winner

Townsville Dashboards has taken out top honours in the People and Community category of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (Queensland).

QIRC decision on payment of allowances to apprentices

Townsville City Council is proud to be one of the largest employers of apprentices in the region.

King tides expected this week

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

Lend nature a helping hand on Clean Up Australia Day

Roll up your sleeves, slap on a hat and do your part to help Townsville’s natural environment with Townsville City Council this Clean Up Australia Day.

Council throws support behind Pop-Up North Queensland festival

An art festival promising to bring more than 10,000 visitors to Townsville now has the backing of a Townsville City Council grant to help get it up and running later this year.

How to give back to your community using new food library

There is a new, easy and innovative way for Townsville locals to give back to their community designed by Townsville CityLibraries users – all it takes is dropping off a few groceries at your local library.

Anzac Day commemorations move to Riverway in 2021

UPDATE: Anzac Day Townsville will be held at the Thuringowa Cenotaph, Riverway Precinct and Anzac Park, The Strand.

Acclaimed exhibition sparks curiosity at Pinnacles Gallery

One of Australia’s most celebrated artists will bring her best known works to Townsville when Curious Affection on Tour opens at Pinnacles Gallery today.

Townsville water update – 1400hrs 16 February

Water quality testing continue to show that Townsville City Council’s efforts to address discolouration of water are working, but the process is ongoing.

Businesses encouraged to sign up for Council procurement meetings

Business owners can now sign up for one-on-one meetings with Townsville City Council’s procurement team to learn about Council’s procurement process.

Organisations join force to protect Great Barrier Reef

Community organisations have joined forces to protect the north’s most iconic attraction – the Great Barrier Reef – from litter pollution.

Townsville water update – 1400hrs 12 February

Townsville City Council has reconfigured water intake levels at Ross River Dam and enhanced treatment processes at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant resulting in improvements in the colour of the water being distributed throughout the city’s water network.

More than 20 new street lights being installed at Mount Louisa

Townsville City Council is installing new street lights on a high-traffic Mount Louisa road to help pedestrians feel safer on the street.

Late resident to be acknowledged with walkway naming

A beach walkway in Toomulla is likely to be named after the late James Anderson, a founding resident of the suburb.

Mosquito treatments commence following heavy rainfall

Townsville City Council crews are undertaking mosquito treatments following the recent high tides and rainfall that has inundated known breeding sites across the city.

Townsville water update – 1500hrs 10 February

Townsville City Council continues to work with the Townsville Hospital and Health Service to ensure water being supplied to Townsville households and businesses is safe to drink.

Pipeline revegetation project provides training opportunity

Townsville City Council’s revegetation of the corridor used for the Haughton pipeline duplication is also providing an opportunity for First Nations people to learn new skills.

Ask a kitten to be yours furever this Valentine’s Day

Adopt a cat or kitten from Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre to be your Valentine meow and furever.

New sensors to bolster city’s disaster response

The installation of new environmental monitoring devices to help bolster the city’s response to natural disasters is underway.