Council farewells longest-serving employee after 49 years

Today marks the first week in 49 years that Townsville local Sam Venitis hasn’t rolled out of bed, pulled on his uniform and headed to work at Council.

Construction to start next week on the new East End boardwalk

Work on a new 5m-wide, 280m-long boardwalk and associated works to increase connectivity and drive business along Ross Creek will start next week.

Townsville Senior of the Year recipients named

Two of Townsville’s most outstanding seniors have been recognised for their commitment to community with Townsville Senior of the Year awards today.

Townsville wetlands set national standard

Townsville’s Fairfield Freshwater wetlands is setting a national standard according to a recent report highlighting the performance and benefits of the natural reserve.

Townsville’s development activity steady despite economic challenges

Townsville City Council’s latest Development Activity Report shows the city is continuing to show resilience in the face of costs-of-living pressures, interest rate increases and global economic uncertainty.

Submit your School Holiday Guide activities now

Local businesses, organisations and youth groups can now submit their low cost or no cost activities for Townsville City Council’s School Holiday Guide spring edition.

Three weeks left for businesses to apply for grant funding

Business owners in Townsville have just three weeks left to get their applications in for grant funding to activate city streets through improving the attractiveness, vibrancy and safety of their building.

Council calls on local businesses to tender for $43 million works

Townsville City Council has called out to all local gardening, mowing, slashing, weed control and outdoor management businesses to apply for up to $43 million in parks and open spaces work.

Shuttle buses available for Seniors Lifestyle Expo

Seniors in Townsville will have a boatload of information available to them at the nautical-themed Seniors Lifestyle Expo from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday 23 August 2022.

Eats to feed stampede for final Cowboys’ home games

Council is getting behind the Cowboys and helping to cheer on the team during their run in to the finals by putting on two Townsville Eats events.

What’s On Townsville website receives industry-leading refresh

The What’s On Townsville website receives a whopping one million clicks per year and has just been refreshed with new industry-leading functionality.

Business incentives now open to medium-density residential zoned areas

Businesses in medium-density residential zoned areas will now be able to access incentives as part of Townsville City Council’s City Activation and Jobs Growth Policy.

Entries open for Festive Flags competition

Townsville City Council is calling all junior artists to help the city get into the Christmas spirit by submitting an entry for this year’s Festive Flags competition.

Entries now open for 2023 Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures

Now is the time for artists to vie for one of Australia’s biggest art prizes by entering next year’s Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures.

Foreshore restoration to increase natural resilience at Toolakea

Toolakea’s foreshore will receive a makeover starting this week as Council crews start works to reduce the impact of erosion and protect coastal vegetation.

Work finishes on Riverway boardwalk

More than five linear kilometres of walkway decking, one linear kilometre of joists and 80 linear meters of bearers have been removed and replaced as part of the works completed on the Riverway boardwalk renewal project.

Free pet microchipping this weekend at CityLibraries Aitkenvale

Townsville’s pooch parents and feline families can get their fur babies microchipped for free this weekend at CityLibraries Aitkenvale.

Call for local performers to audition for Carols by Candlelight

It may still be a few months until the man in the big red suit comes to visit North Queensland, but Townsville City Council has already opened auditions for this year’s Carols by Candlelight.