Council invests in support for community events

Townsville City Council has approved more than $200,000 in grant funding to support several of the region’s most renowned community events at May’s full council meeting.

Construction starts soon on new sewerage pump station in Wulguru

Work will start next month on the final piece of a project to improve Wulguru’s sewerage system.

Schools called to register their green thumbs today

Townsville City Council is calling on local schools to pull out their green thumbs and register to be a part of Australia’s largest tree planting event in July.

Makeover in the works for Upper Ross road to improve safety

A section of a popular Upper Ross road is set to receive a $3 million makeover as Council crews move in to undertake significant works on Allambie Lane.

City leaders keen for action on commitments to grow Townsville and northern Australia

Townsville’s city leaders have joined voices to welcome immediate progression toward major project funding and policy commitments following the Federal election.

Sign up now to exhibit at Get Active Expo

Sporting, recreation, health and fitness clubs and organisations can now sign up to be part of Townsville City Council’s Get Active Expo at the Townsville Sports Precinct.

Mozzies on the rise following recent rain

With late wet season rainfall soaking the region, mosquito numbers are set to be on the rise across Townsville.

Un-bee-lievable new hotel opens for city’s pollinators

A new native bee hotel will be unveiled this World Bee Day (Friday 20 May 2022) as the new Ecosophy Garden takes over the corner of Walker and Stanley streets.

Award-winning band headlines NAFA concert

Aussie music darlings Lime Cordiale will be joined by Thelma Plum and Haiku Hands for the first ever Tropic Sounds concert at Reid Park during NAFA 2022.

Buzz builds for eco film competition

Time is running out on an un-BEE-lievable opportunity for Townsville film makers as entries for The Buzz – Eco Fiesta Video Competition close tomorrow (Friday 20 May 2022).

Riverway Movie Nights presents Ron’s Gone Wrong

Take the whole family out for a free night of entertainment this Friday when Riverway Movie Nights presents Ron’s Gone Wrong.

Free graffiti removal kits available now

Illegal graffiti has long been a blight on our community, but with the introduction of Council’s graffiti removal kits, residents can join the battle to keep Townsville looking its best.

Council to reprofile Magnetic Island beach

Townsville City Council will help strengthen Nelly Bay’s coastal defence, as reprofiling work on the beach starts this week.

Let the rain do the heavy lifting in your garden

Townsville City Council is urging the community to let the rain do the heavy lifting now in order to conserve water while keeping lawns looking their best.

Double the drama in store at Civic Theatre this week

Theatre afficionados are in for a treat this week as New Zealand theatre company A Slightly Isolated Dog brings two huge shows to Townsville Civic Theatre.

Works set to begin on new addition to Riverway community precinct

The next chapter of the Riverway Lagoon and community precinct will begin later this month as works begin on a new library and community hub.

Green thumbs get go ahead for Sunday’s Community Tree Planting Day

This week’s wet weather hasn’t put a dampener on plans for Townsville City Council’s Community Tree Planting Day this Sunday.

Encouraging results for street sweeper recycling trial

A trial to recycle material collected by street sweepers could help divert the equivalent of 80,000 fully-loaded wheelie bins of waste from going to landfills and save ratepayers more than $200,000 a year while helping to keep Townsville streets clean.

Bluewater playground and oval upgrades are complete

Children can now enjoy a new state-of-the-art playground at Bluewater Park after Townsville City Council completed upgrades to the open space.

Music in the City returns for 2022 season

Grab your lunch and get your groove on when Music in the City returns to Townsville CBD today.