Paluma bookings moved to new system

Campers looking to head up to Paluma Dam can now book through Townsville City Council’s new online booking system.

New multi-use space on Castle Hill

Townsville residents and tourists have a new community space from which to take in breathtaking views of the Cleveland Bay, Mount Stuart and the city’s western suburbs.

Last chance for artists, venues to sign up for Northern Fringe Festival

Now is your last chance to register for this year’s Northern Fringe Festival.

Chamber, Council join forces on insurance

Townsville City Council and the Townsville Chamber of Commerce are joining forces to call on the Australian Government to urgently act on the failure of the insurance market in northern Australia.

Pencil in dates for free pet microchipping

Does your dog or cat need to be microchipped? Townsville City Council is providing an opportunity every month to get your pet microchipped for free.

Temporary discoloration of water

“Council is aware that residents in Douglas and surrounding suburbs are turning on their taps and seeing discoloured water,” Mayor Jenny Hill said today.

Get hands-on to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Try your hand at water bug sampling or go on a waterway treasure hunt this week as Townsville City Council celebrates the 50th World Wetlands Day.

27 young people start work at Council

Townsville City Council is continuing to invest in the region’s future by welcoming 27 young people to its ranks as entry-level and continuing apprentices, trainees and graduate engineers.

Regional Arts Development Fund round opens for Townsville creatives

Townsville City Council is encouraging the city’s artists and creative industries to kickstart their year through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

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.