Council adopts City Plan success indicators

A Queensland-first system being implemented by Townsville City Council is tracking progress made towards achieving the objectives of the Townsville City Plan.

Incident at Council worksite, Ross River Road

Townsville City Council is investigating after crews working on a footpath project on Ross River Road inadvertently damaged an underground electrical supply cable this morning.

Free microchipping dates extended

Free microchipping days have proven so popular that Townsville City Council will extend the program through to the end of the year.

All hands on deck for jetty refurbishment

A much-loved piece of community infrastructure, the Strand jetty, is set to receive a new lease on life.

Ross River pipe removal to start next week

A 20-metre length of steel pipe weighing around 25 tonnes that washed on to the banks of the Ross River adjacent to Apex Park during 2019’s unprecedented monsoon is set to be removed.

Maintenance of area used for roadside memorial

Townsville City Council advises that it will conduct routine grass maintenance on Ross River Road outside Weir State School, including the area used for a memorial to Jennifer Board.

Council supports local young people

Just because Youth Week is wrapping up, it doesn’t mean Townsville City Council is forgetting about setting up infrastructure to support young people across the city.

Mayor welcomes hydrogen agreement

Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed today’s signing of an agreement that will contribute to Townsville becoming a leader in hydrogen production and export in Australia.

Bayswater Road upgrade to enhance safety

Townsville City Council is widening and resurfacing a section of Bayswater Road in Mount Louisa to help make the road safer for motorists and other road users.

Siege of Tobruk memorial unveiled

A new memorial to recognise the bravery of Australian soldiers during a key battle of World War II has been unveiled in Townsville today.

Council helps give young voices a platform this Youth Week

Townsville City Council is boosting the voices of young people across the city this Youth Week to highlight the ways in which young people are striving to achieve greatness in the community.

Vandals target Bushland Beach park

Townsville City Council is appealing for information about recent vandalism at Bushland Beach’s Peggy Banfield Park.

Townsville trip inspires Ephemera artist

Artist Georgina Humphries had never been to Townsville before her trip to inspect the site for her Ephemera installation on The Strand.

Council’s Townsville Laboratory Services retains NATA accreditation

Townsville City Council’s Townsville Laboratory Services has retained its National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation during a bi-annual audit, confirming its place amongst some of the country’s leading laboratories.

Water main upgrade for Hermit Park, Hyde Park

A more than $1.7 million upgrade of water mains in Hermit Park and Hyde Park is underway now.

Council weeding out invasive plants in the Ross River

Townsville City Council is taking action to weed out invasive plant life in the Ross River following the recent wet season.

New website to bring Townsville’s artists together

Arts practitioners across Townsville now have access to a brand new website developed by Townsville City Council to help boost artistic collaboration across the city.

Council expenditure with Indigenous businesses exceeds $1 million

Townsville City Council’s expenditure with Indigenous businesses has exceeded $1 million so far this financial year.

Cockatoo watch – motorists urged to keep an eye out for birds on the road

New signage has been installed at Rasmussen, urging motorists to watch for red-tailed black cockatoos that may be on the road to minimise the number hit by cars.

New barrier to protect Geoffrey Bay foreshore

Townsville City Council is replacing sections of temporary fencing along Geoffrey Bay with a barrier to prevent vehicles driving on the foreshore.