NAFA 2021 injects $11.8 million into Townsville economy

A staggering $11.8 million has been pumped into Townsville’s economy thanks to this year’s North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Need for cool pets heats up as Townsville summer sets in

Keep your pet cool, calm and comfortable this summer by using a couple of easy tricks around your home.

Controlled burn in Toomulla on Wednesday afternoon

Townsville City Council will undertake a hazard reduction burn in Toomulla on Wednesday (24 November) as it finalises preparations for the approaching wet season.

Council’s hand-up in building modernisation

Townsville City Council is working with businesses and developers to improve the attractiveness, vibrancy and safety of the city centre and its fringe through its Modernising Buildings and Activating Spaces grant.

Construction tenders released for Douglas pipeline duplication

Local businesses are being encouraged to bid for three new tenders released by Council for its project to duplicate the pipeline between the Ross River Dam and the Douglas WTP.

Innovative tracking project receives commendation

A Queensland-first system which tracks progress made towards achieving the objectives of the Townsville City Plan has been recognised at the Awards for Planning Excellence in Queensland.

Townsville says “No!” to domestic and family violence

Townsville City Council is standing against domestic and family violence this White Ribbon Day. Today (19 November) marks Council’s first White Ribbon Day since achieving White Ribbon Australia workplace accreditation.

Aerial treatment begins to eradicate Yellow Crazy Ants in southern suburbs

Townsville City Council has started the first of three Yellow Crazy Ant treatments in Alligator Creek, Brookhill, Julago and Elliot Springs today.

Community pledges to save more than 60 Olympic-sized swimming pools’ worth of water

Townsville locals have pledged to save more than 60 Olympic-sized swimming pools’ worth of water as part of National Water Week.

Community feedback wanted on future upgrades in Rollingstone, Balgal Beach

Townsville City Council is encouraging the community to have its say on future enhancements of playgrounds and community facilities in Rollingstone and Balgal Beach.

Is your pool fence code compliant?

Having a compliant pool fence is the easiest way to keep your family and friends safe as the mercury rises in Townsville.

Road upgrades for dangerous black spot

More than 1.1 kilometres of guardrail and 85 new and upgraded safety and traffic signs will be installed as part of safety enhancements to Mount Stuart Road in Roseneath.

Contractor appointed for $1 million Corcoran Park netball courts upgrade

Local company JMAC Constructions has been appointed to undertake a $1.05 million upgrade of the Corcoran Park netball courts, Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill announced today.

Community feedback wanted on revegetation project

A project to revegetate a major drain corridor in Bushland Beach to improve the quality of water flowing to the Great Barrier Reef is on the way.

Quotes called for compliance contractor on Magnetic Island

Following feedback from the community, Townsville City Council has issued a call for quotes from suitably qualified and experienced contractors to enhance regulatory compliance services on Magnetic Island.

Residents encouraged to continue to recycle right

As National Recycling Week comes to a close, Townsville City Council is thanking residents for their commitment to recycling and encouraging them to aim even higher.

Bringing Townsville together for Christmas

Bringing Christmas Together is more than just a TCC competition to Hayley Gorsuch – it’s also the initiative that brought her and her neighbours closer than they’d ever been before.

Go on an adventure with Dora at Riverway Movie Nights

Get your family and friends together to say “we did it, we did it, hooray” after heading to this week’s free screening of Dora and the Lost City of Gold.

Residents invited to provide feedback on concept plan for Harold Phillips Park

A concept plan including potential new uses and open space designs for Garbutt’s Harold Phillips Park is complete, with residents now invited to have their say on the proposal.

New look Mayor’s Christmas Appeal to support locals this festive season

Townsville City Council is asking local businesses to dig deep and donate to assist locals in need this Christmas.