2021

Rooney’s footbridge maintenance set to start

The Rooney’s Street footbridge, a crucial pedestrian link from Oonoonba to Railway Estate over the Ross River, will close for maintenance works later this month.

The Strand to host Barbecue Battle this weekend

Twenty-four teams from Queensland and New South Wales will converge on Strand Park this weekend for the Mike Carney Toyota Townsville Barbecue Battle, and there won't be a shrimp in sight.

New water main to secure water supply to Bohle Plains

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.

Jezzine Barracks roads night-time closures

Townsville City Council has installed permanent retractable barricades at Jezzine Barracks to prevent night-time hooning in the park.

Council to conduct first bushfire mitigation burn of the season

Townsville City Council, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will conduct their first bushfire hazard reduction burn of the year on Magnetic Island on Tuesday (June 15).

Olympics hopefuls have last chance to qualify at TCC-backed event

Tokyo Olympics hopefuls have one more chance to qualify for the summer games at Townsville’s Festival of Athletics this month.

First acquisitive prize announced for Ephemera Seaside Sculptures

Artists exhibiting in Ephemera Seaside Sculptures have been given the opportunity to compete for an acquisitive prize of $90,000 for the first time this year.

Townsville the big winner in Origin 1

The city of Townsville is claiming a win after hosting State of Origin game 1 last night, despite the Maroons not nabbing a victory on field.

Civic Theatre on show this event season

Townsville’s event season is already in full swing following a plethora of major events that have taken over the city, and the Civic Theatre is joining the action.

Council to undertake maintenance on footbridges

Townsville City Council is undertaking maintenance works on a number of pedestrian footbridges across the city’s active transport network to give them a new lease on life.

Council brings Origin action to Riverway, North Shore

The excitement of State of Origin is spreading across the city as Townsville City Council prepares to activate suburbs with family-friendly events including food trucks, entertainment and big screens to watch all the action on.

Action-packed NAFA program now live

The full program for the month-long North Australian Festival of Arts 2021 is now live, with anyone wanting to get in on the action being urged to book tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Celebrate the city at Our Townsville this Sunday

Make sure you don’t miss this Sunday’s Our Townsville event, featuring the best of the city’s expos in one mega-day out.

Reconciliation champions recognised at TCC event

Townsville City Council is supporting National Reconciliation Week by acknowledging reconciliation champions throughout the organisation.

Focus on wildlife as safety signs erected at Bushland Beach

Drivers in Bushland Beach will now have reminders to slow down for wildlife thanks to new signs installed by Townsville City Council.

Townsville ready to host historic State of Origin game

Townsville City Council is ready to celebrate North Australia’s first ever State of Origin.

Global connections key in new direction for Townsville

Council’s new corporate plan, which outlines the direction of the city for the next five years, has been formally adopted today.

Council, consortium to explore green hydrogen production

Townsville City Council will work with a local consortium to explore the production of green hydrogen at one of the city’s wastewater treatment plants.

Council awards $27.5m project for new water clarifiers

Townsville City Council will invest $27.5 million to construct two new water clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, enhancing the facility’s capacity to produce clean, healthy drinking water for the city.

Students building weather stations to learn about local environment

Year 5 and 6 students are learning about the local environment and sustainability through a new education program building weather stations that will create a temperature map of the city.