Help make mosquitoes buzz off this summer

Mosquitoes can be a significant nuisance as well as carriers for many disease-causing viruses, and recent rainfall has increased the number of breeding grounds across Townsville.

The Cane reigns as Townsville’s most-borrowed book

Gripping mystery The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly was a hit with Townsville booklovers this year, taking the title as the most-borrowed item in CityLibraries’ physical collection.

Australian songstress to light up Townsville Civic Theatre

One of Australia's leading ladies of song Melanie Parry will help the city end 2022 with a bang at Townsville Civic Theatre.

Food safety paramount for Christmas Day

Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry, but it’s also it’s the right time to ask ourselves if our food has been prepared safely.

Keep up with closures on Council website

Make sure you’re across which Council services are taking a break during the Christmas and New Year period ahead of the holidays by checking Council’s website.

King tide expected this weekend

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents in low-lying areas to take precautions ahead of the king tide expected from this weekend.

Pets and Christmas

Townsville residents are being reminded that pet ownership is a lifelong commitment and to think twice before gifting a loved one a new pet this festive season if they aren’t ready for a forever commitment.

Townsville adopts level two water restrictions as dam algae levels continue to rise

Council is calling on the community to act now to help the city deal with the impact of a more than 200 per cent increase in blue green algal levels in the Ross River Dam.

Book your kids in for Summer Reading Club these holidays

Explore reading through a whole new lens with The Summer Reading Club these school holidays.

Council awards $43 million of parks and open spaces works

Townsville City Council has awarded $43 million in parks and open spaces work to 10 gardening, mowing, slashing, weed control and outdoor management businesses.

Wrap up Christmas by recycling right this weekend

Put a bow on the end of Christmas Day by making sure you recycle your wrapping paper this year.

Landscape regeneration program extended for two years

An innovative environmental program helping to restore Townsville’s savanna landscapes and waterways has secured a new round of funding to help extend the program through to 2024.

Council backs Wulguru Group's expansion

Townsville City Council is supporting local business Wulguru Group with its new $37 million rail wagon manufacturing facility by waiving infrastructure fee charges of just under $500,000 through its City Activation and Jobs Growth Policy.

Pool safety front of mind this holiday season

As the weather heats up it’s time to refresh your family’s water safety practices to make sure you and your loved ones are well-prepared for summer.

Council approves QPM development at Lansdown Precinct

Momentum continues at the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct as Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) receives development approval for its Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub (TECH) project.

Council steps up to help make Townsville safer

Townsville City Council has worked to strengthen its Safe Places Townsville Community Action Plan to better advocate for the community amidst ongoing property crime in the city.

Northern suburbs numbers grow in latest Development Activity Report

Townsville’s northern suburbs are experiencing a surge in residential growth, with Mount Low, Burdell and Shaw noted as having the most residential lots approved for release in Townsville City Council’s Development Activity Report – Quarter 1 – 2022/23.

Riverway upper lagoon is re-opened

Riverway’s upper lagoon is re-opened following a successful cladding upgrade as part of the Riverway Library Project.

Locals flock to festive fun at Carols By Candlelight

Council’s Carols By Candlelight event was a tremendous success on Sunday with around 15,000 locals enjoying a stellar evening at Riverway Oval.

New library location pops up at prime location

Library lovers will be able to visit a new library location with the Mobile Library setting up shop at Riverway every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until the new Riverway Library opens next year.