2021

Celebrate 60 years since the 60s at Townsville Seniors Week

Townsville seniors are invited to celebrate 60 years since the 60s at Council’s Seniors Week Luncheon next month.

Secret Life of Pets 2 kicks off Riverway Movie Nights revival

Take a peek into what pets do when you’re not home with a free screening of Pixar’s Secret Life of Pets 2 at Riverway Stadium this Friday.

World turns its eyes to Townsville for 2021 Rugby Championship

Townsville is ready to stand centre stage as one billion eyes around the globe set sight on the city for the 2021 Rugby Championship.

Townsville Seniors Award winner shares her story

In late October last year, Patricia Carr won a Townsville Seniors Award. Just weeks earlier, a brain tumour threatened to rob her of the skill that she was nominated for.

Proposed changes to animal management laws

A review into animal management in Townsville has been completed with Townsville City Council proposing changes to better protect the community, the environment, and pets with irresponsible owners.

Paluma Dam spillway enhancement begins this week

The Paluma Dam spillway will get a $1.2 million enhancement ahead of the wet season with construction of a new protective slab beginning this week.

Industry briefing on pipeline project

Townsville City Council will host a briefing for contractors, suppliers and consultants on the upcoming duplication of the pipeline between the Ross River Dam and the Douglas Water Treatment plant.

Local business to open in historic Tumbetin Lodge

Tumbetin Lodge has been given a new lease on life with a local business taking up residence in one of Townsville’s most beautiful historic buildings.

Council gives green light for first stage of the Hive development

Townsville City Council has approved the application for the first stage of the Hive development opposite Reef HQ at 1 Flinders Street, in the central business district.

Spring into City Street Eats tomorrow night

Spring isn’t the only thing that’s sprung-up this week, with City Street Eats setting up along Flinders St to herald in the new season.

Community has their say on sports for multipurpose court at Horseshoe Bay Park

Residents and visitors to Magnetic Island eager to get in a bit of physical activity will be able to play four different sports on the new multipurpose court.

Townsville celebrates Australian Flag’s 120th birthday at special event

The Australian Flag is a familiar icon which brings people together under a united symbol and Townsville City Council is hosting a ceremonial event today to mark its 120th birthday.

Join the Great Northern Clean Up on Magnetic Island this September

Townsville residents are being called up to take part in the Great Northern Clean Up on Magnetic Island.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery celebrates 40th anniversary

North Queensland’s oldest gallery is marking its 40th birthday with the new exhibition Journey Through Images.

Tree at risk of collapse to be removed

A Banyan Fig (Ficus Benghalensis) in Rowes Bay, located next to the gazebo on Cape Pallarenda Road, will have a large portion removed next week.

Statement by Cr Jenny Hill, Mayor of Townsville

Like many in the Townsville community, I was saddened to learn of the tragic death of two serving Australian Defence Force personnel at Dotswood yesterday.

New water main to secure water supply to Bohle Plains underway

Townsville City Council has engaged BMD Constructions to install a new underground water main adjacent to the Ring Road to enhance water security for the growing Bohle Plains community.

Horseshoe Bay Park drainage enhancement continues with new culvert construction

Construction of a new culvert as part of the $6 million drainage enhancement at Horseshoe Bay Park has commenced.

Leading the way in research and development in wastewater industry

Council is playing a crucial role in research and development for the wastewater industry and guarding against the potential impacts of contaminants of emerging concern on the Great Barrier Reef.

Clean out the trash before storm season with free dumping in October

Townsville City Council will host a free tipping weekend from 22 to 25 October, with residents able to dump domestic waste at any Council waste facilities with no charge.