North Queensland Ceramic Awards 2022 nominations open

One of the country’s leading ceramics art awards with a major acquisitive prize of $10,000 is now accepting nominations from creators across the nation and abroad.

Two Townsville events set to mark Remembrance Day

Townsville will come together to pay respect to those who died or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars and armed conflicts at Remembrance Day events next Thursday.

Popular event focuses on disaster readiness

This Sunday’s Disaster Ready Day will provide a one-stop shop for Townsville residents needing information on preparing for the traditional wet season and weather events that may impact the region.

Organic compounds detected in water supply

Council is currently detecting low concentrations of two harmless, naturally-occurring organic compounds in some parts of the water network across Townsville, which may give water an earthy taste and odour.

Townsville City adorned with Festive Flag Competition winners’ work

Poppy Lea-Rowell is just 12 years old, but she’s already an expert at designing festive flags to festoon Townsville at Christmas time.

Nets to protect Townsville beach-goers from marine stingers

Nets are being returned to six of Townsville and Magnetic Island's most popular beaches, giving those wanting to cool off in the ocean enhanced protection from marine stingers.

$2.1 million project to replace water main in West End awarded to local business

Around 1.3 kilometres of water pipelines will be replaced in a $2.1 million project to replace the water main along Stagpole Street in West End.

Nominate exceptional Townsville locals for Australia Day Awards

Recognise the special people in the Townsville community who go above and beyond to help improve the lives of those around them by nominating them for an Australia Day Award.

Sand reprofiling to reinstate public access to Mystic Sands beach

The Balgal Beach shoreline will receive a renewed lease on life with beach reprofiling of the coastal area beginning this week.

Tree policy adopted to protect and manage trees in public spaces

Townsville City Council has formally adopted a Public Tree Management Policy to guide and inform the process around managing trees that form the public tree network.

Council’s service to community continues despite impact of COVID

Townsville City Council continued to provide services and support to the community during 2020/21 despite the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, its latest annual report shows.

Free coaching workshop to build strong and resilient athletes

Training strong and resilient athletes was the focus of a free coaching workshop hosted by Townsville City Council in collaboration with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys.

Wearable Art Creatives’ first exhibition opens at Pinnacles Gallery this week

Visitors will be able to have an intimate look at selected works from this year’s North Australian Festival of Arts wearable fashion showcase POSE at the new exhibition UP CLOSE.

TAFE emerging artists collaborate for new Pinnacles Gallery exhibition

The future of Townsville’s emerging artists will be explored in the new exhibition 21 at Pinnacles Gallery at the Riverway Arts Centre when it opens on Friday 29 October.

Get stepping! New Castle Hill connection complete

Construction of a new walking trail connecting Castle Hill to the CBD is now complete, with locals and tourists encouraged to experience Townsville’s newest walking track.

Celebrate the Sheffield Shield with Riverway Eats this Friday

Council is ready to knock its Riverway Eats – Cricket Edition event out of the park this Friday to celebrate Queensland and Tasmania going head-to-head for the Sheffield Shield.

Construction of Wulguru main gets underway

Construction on the third stage of the Southern Suburbs Rising Main has officially started today. The $10.4 million investment by Townsville City Council will see a gravity sewer and rising main installed in Wulguru. A separate tender to concurrently build a new pump station in the suburb will be awarded soon.

Council’s Advisory Committees call for members

Townsville City Council is seeking volunteers to sit on three advisory committees aimed at making Townsville a better place to live and work.

Sewerage main failure in Pallarenda

Townsville City Council is investigating the failure of a pressurised sewerage main in Pallarenda yesterday that caused a spill of untreated sewage.

Work underway on new pedestrian pathway on Magnetic Island

Construction has started on a new pedestrian pathway which will enhance road safety and better connect Picnic Bay and Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island.