2022

Townsville coastlines restored after 2019 floods

More than 55,000m³ of sand and 1,500 coastal plants have been used to restore badly eroded coastlines in the Townsville region following the unprecedented 2019 monsoon.

Entries open for Townsville CityLibraries Short Story Competition

Take inspiration from just a stone’s throw away with this year’s Townsville CityLibraries Short Story Competition.

Register now for Townsville Youth Council’s open mic night

Townsville Youth Council is launching Youth Week 2022 with a virtual open mic night to put creative young locals centre stage.

New playground equipment and irrigation for Bluewater Park

Another Townsville park is getting a makeover as installation work starts on new playground equipment at Bluewater Park.

Popular Fairfield viewing platform to be rebuilt

A popular viewing platform overlooking the idyllic Fairfield freshwater wetland is set to receive a new lease of life.

New mural to shine a light on native animal’s plight

A message of conservation will be splashed across 119 Flinders St with the creation of a new piece of street art featuring a Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo.

Council puts focus on innovative garden initiatives

Townsville City Council wants to hear your feedback on green spaces across the city and innovative gardening initiatives Council can offer the public.

Townsville schools sign up to adopt a waterway

Four Townsville schools and one community group are helping conserve and protect the environment by adopting a local waterway.

Two popular parks up for renewal in Townsville

Townsville City Council is planning future park and playground renewals across the city and wants your feedback on Douglas’s Riverside Green Park and Kirwan’s Thuringowa Park.

Upgrades to Rasmussen boat ramp access road start next week

Council will start work on a $180,000 upgrade to the access track that connects the Loam Island boat ramp to the Loam Island Rowing Club car park on Monday.

Council tackling invasive pest at Alligator Creek

Townsville City Council will continue its broad-scale Yellow Crazy Ant treatment at Alligator Creek this week in attempt to eradicate the invasive pest from the area.

Submit your activities into the Easter School Holiday Guide

Submit your low-cost or no-cost activities now to be featured in the upcoming Easter School Holiday Guide.

Call for community-led design on inner-city skate park

Townsville City Council will work with the community to co-design a new skate park in Garbutt.

Comedy kicks off Morning Melodies at the Civic Theatre

Join the man who has been labelled the “finest musical humourist in the world” for the first Morning Melodies show of the season next Wednesday.

Get your cameras rolling for new video competition The Buzz

This year’s Eco Fiesta is going to be a hive for bee-based entertainment with the addition of a brand new video competition.

Matildas to play New Zealand in Townsville

Australia’s Matildas will play their first game in North Queensland when they take on the New Zealand Ferns on 8 April in a historic match at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

You’d be barking mad to miss this ACAC pet sale

Furry felines and playful puppies are now on sale for Townsville locals looking to give a pet their new fur-ever home.

Boost for Townsville-based national simulation training and research facility

An industry-leading simulation training facility is a step closer with Council's Business Services and Finance Committee recommending the establishment of a company to bring the facility to fruition.

Eco Fiesta to be a hive for thousands of native and European visitors this June

Save the date to celebrate 30 years of the Eco Fiesta at Anderson Gardens this June.

Idalia wetland management focuses on plants, wildlife

Crews from Townsville City Council are maintaining their focus on monitoring and managing the Idalia wetlands, which play a significant role for the local area’s wildlife and ecological health.