Council supports popular production at Queens Gardens

One of William Shakespeare’s most magical plays will be performed at Queens Gardens after Townsville City Council awarded more than $32,000 towards this year’s Shakespeare Under the Stars production at this month’s Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Safety key focus of investment in city budget

Townsville’s CCTV security and surveillance network will be given an upgrade after Townsville City Council allocated $5.3 million in the 2022/23 Budget and Operational Plan to improve the system of nearly 500 cameras.

89c in every ratepayer dollar to be spent on basics

Townsville City Council have committed 89 cents out of every ratepayer dollar to fund services like roads, drains, mowing, city maintenance, water, waste and resource management and wastewater treatment following record investment from state and federal governments for the city’s major projects.

Council passes record budget amid confident growth and investment in city

Townsville City Council’s 2022/23 Budget and Operational Plan is delivering a strong economic and social vision to cement the city’s reputation as the capital of Northern Australia.

Council invests in green economy and sustainability

Council is investing more than $10 million through its 2022/23 budget into innovative sustainability methods to boost Townsville’s green economy.

Council sharpens water security focus

Townsville City Council has maintained its focus on water security in its 2022/23 Budget to support residential, commercial and industrial growth for a sustainable future.

Council keeps rate rise minimal despite rising costs

Townsville City Council’s 2022/23 Budget has delivered a minimal general rate rise despite a sharp increase in operating costs.

Council invests in safe city

Townsville City Council is prioritising the safety and security of the community through investing $33.8 million in its 2022/23 Budget for key security initiatives.

Council invests in making Townsville Shine

Council will invest millions in managing the city as an attractive and active place to live and visit as part of its 2022/23 Budget.

Council commits to lifestyle and culture

Council’s 2022/23 Budget is furthering Townsville’s reputation as the events, sports, and cultural capital of Northern Australia with a $39.5 million investment in arts, culture, and events over the next 12 months.

Council invests in connected city

Council will invest $201 million in roads, drains and active transport infrastructure across Townsville over the next 12 months, realising its plan to create a safe, connected city and demonstrating its commitment to enhancing liveability.

Council invests $33 million in affordability

Townsville City Council’s 2022/23 Budget includes an investment of $33 million to help provide financial support across important community areas.

Council invests in transformational projects

Townsville City Council has today released a record budget with a confident $957.5 million investment in delivering essential services, infrastructure upgrades and major projects to continue growing the city and its economy.

Council hand down record budget to get balance right

“Council’s prudent and responsible financial management over the past nine years has delivered six budgets in surplus and one balanced budget during that time,” Cr Molachino said.

Apprentice encourages others to apply for Council’s trainee and apprenticeship program

Less than six months into his electrical and instrumentation apprenticeship with Townsville City Council, 17-year-old Ben Dixon has already worked on heavy machinery, water reservoirs, industrial switchboard fit-outs and sewerage pump stations.

New boardwalk along creek set to enhance city’s East End

The revitalisation of the CBD’s popular East End is set to continue with Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government partnering to build a 280m-long waterfront promenade along Ross Creek.

Work starts on basalt boulder barrier at popular park

Anti-hooning measures are being rolled out across Townsville parks and open spaces from this week with a basalt boulder barrier being installed at Heatley Park as part of a trial.

Festival of Stories to take over Riverway, libraries this week

Book in this Thursday, Friday and Saturday to celebrate Townsville City Council’s Festival of Stories.

Council urges dog owners to prevent heartworm

Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre is seeing an alarming rise in heartworm cases and is urging residents to take preventative measures against the potentially deadly disease.

New nursery sprouts native dry tropics gardening transformation for city

A new water wise native nursery has been opened by Council as the first step toward transforming the city into a water wise, native oasis showcasing the best of dry tropics planting across public spaces.