Paluma Dam upgrades complete

Work has finished on a new protective concrete slab at the Paluma Dam spillway that will protect the bridge's foundations and ensure it functions as needed during the wet season.

QPM finance announcement welcomed

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the announcement that QPM has received conditional finance support from Export Finance Australia for its proposed Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub (TECH) project.

Council calls for tenders for pool reconstruction

Council is calling for tenders to future-proof the Northern Beaches Leisure Centre with a multi-million-dollar revitalisation project.

Mayor calls for community to consider fur-ever commitment to paw-sible presents

As the festive season approaches and people consider gift-giving for their loved ones, Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has called on the community to remember owning a pet is a lifelong commitment and deciding to give one as a gift should not be made lightly.

Grab a School Holiday Guide for no cost and low cost activities

School holidays are well and truly underway, with kids across the north staring down weeks of spare time before the next school year kicks off.

Residents reminded to prepare for disaster season

Tropical Cyclone Ruby’s formation in the north-eastern Coral Sea yesterday is a timely reminder for the community to act to finalise their preparations for this year’s disaster season, if they haven’t already.

Art Society awards open at gallery

The Townsville Art Society is opening the 66th Townsville Art Society Awards at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery this week.

Council grants to support Christmas lunches for community groups

Thirteen organisations from across Townsville are getting into the Christmas spirit by hosting community lunches supported by Townsville City Council.

Rain reduces water demand and provides temporary reduction in blue-green algae levels in dam

North Queensland’s tropical weather continues to influence algal blooms in the city’s water supply, with recent rain and overcast conditions reducing blue-green algae counts in the Ross River Dam.

Installation of Kirwan rising main extension to enhance capacity

Work has started to install around 2km of new wastewater pipe in Kirwan, enhancing the capacity of the wastewater network in the area.

Australia Day Awards nomination close next week

Don’t forget to nominate an exceptional Townsville local for the 2022 Australia Day Awards before entries close next week.

Carols line-up this Sunday is snow joke – don’t miss it

The big top is up, the carollers have rehearsed and Townsville City Council is ready to bring you Carols By Candlelight this Sunday.

Community to have a say on Balgal Beach Park renaming

The Rollingstone and Balgal Beach communities will be invited to have their say on a proposal to rename a popular park in memory of prominent local Rhonda Coulson.

Council invests millions in local business

Townsville City Council has continued its strong investment in growing Townsville, awarding more than $11 million in tenders last month.

Nelly Bay sediment excavation works underway to improve harbour

Townsville City Council has started Stage 1 of the Nelly Bay Dredging Project by excavating more than 360 cubic metres of sediment from Nelly Bay Harbour to help boost the safety and serviceability of the popular precinct.

Eco-industrial precinct strides ahead with four new proponents signing on to Lansdown

The development of the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct is going from strength to strength, with four more companies signing on to establish themselves at the nation-leading precinct.

Villa McAuley locks in 2022 fitness classes thanks to Council grant

Residents at Villa McAuley are going to get moving in 2022 thanks to a grant of more than $6,500 which will go towards fitness classes from Townsville City Council.

Council gives Townsville Choral Society grant for aerial specialist, venue

Townsville City Council is helping The Little Mermaid become part of our world with a $50,000 grant towards the Townsville Choral Society’s production of the popular musical.

Five RADF grants approved for Townsville artists

New visual art, theatre, songwriting and public art pieces will come to life in Townsville thanks to five Regional Art Development Fund (RADF) grants approved at today’s Townsville City Council meeting.

Residents urged to think local this Christmas

Townsville City Council is asking residents to give Townsville businesses the ultimate gift this Christmas by shopping locally.