Council welcomes largest graduate intake plus apprentices and trainees

Townsville City Council has today welcomed one of its largest-ever intake of 12 graduates as well as 23 first-year apprentices and trainees.

King tides expected from this weekend

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

Barrier Reef Orchestra receives Council grant for concert series

Barrier Reef Orchestra will bring a series of performances to some of the city’s best loved venues thanks to a grant approved at today’s Townsville City Council meeting.

Council finances well managed and positioned going into second half of financial year

Townsville City Council starts the second half of the financial year on a well-positioned financial footing, with no increase to general rates.

Council adopts Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan

Townsville City Council’s Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (September 2021 – June 2024) has been formally adopted in today’s Council meeting.

Seven selfless Townsville locals named Australia Day Award winners

Townsville’s most outstanding citizens have been recognised for their efforts with today’s Australia Day Award live stream.

Council reminds locals about ways to report issues

All it takes is a few clicks of a button to contact Council, making it easier than ever to log a job with Council staff.

Shift your perspective of The Strand with new augmented reality trail

Discover a new side of The Strand at the interactive and free Australia Day Augmented Reality Walking Trail.

Council records largest carols turnout during 2021 festive season

More than 30,000 locals and visitors enjoyed Townsville City Council free Christmas and New Year’s Eve events last month.

Council launches campaign to support local businesses

Townsville locals are being urged to back local businesses as shops, cafes and suppliers adjust their services in light of the endemic.

Morning Melodies 2022 tickets and package on sale now

A stellar line-up of musical talent is coming to Townsville Civic Theatre for Morning Melodies 2022.

Australia Day Flag Raising to be livestreamed in a Queensland first

Australia Day activities are being made COVID-safe by Townsville City Council to help reduce community transmission of the virus.

Residents encouraged to say “G’day Neighbour”

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to safely check-in on their neighbours as COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the region.

Artists, venues urged to get NAFA registrations in

Artists, performers and venue owners still have five weeks to register for the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) Fringe Festival.

Council well-prepared for COVID peak

Townsville City Council is well prepared to continue providing essential services to the community throughout the forecast peak of COVID transmission.

Residents encouraged to sign up for digital notices

Townsville City Council is urging ratepayers to go paperless and sign up to receive their half-yearly rates notices in their inbox instead of their mailbox ahead of the next round of rates later this month.

Less than a month left for The Percivals 2022 entries

Artists wanting to submit into The Percivals 2022 only have three weeks left to apply for the prestigious visual arts competition.

Get Active Expo postponed

Townsville City Council’s Get Active Expo, which was to be held this Sunday (January 16) at the Murray Sporting Complex, will be postponed to a future date.

TLDMG to stand-up in preparation for COVID peak

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to ‘stand-up’ level of activation as the city prepares for further increases in COVID cases and any possible impacts the wider spread of the virus may have on the community.

Council invests in Annandale school safety

Townsville City Council is investing in school safety through the construction of a new footpath at the entrance to Annandale Christian College.