Tiny tots take first steps into community at Welcoming Babies ceremony

Register your little one for the March Welcoming Babies ceremony before it’s booked out.

Free 2P parking to support business

Two-hour parking spots in the Townsville central business district will be free from tomorrow for the next 6 weeks in a bid to support inner city traders following Townsville’s COVID peak.

Revegetation project success after recent rain

A revegetation project undertaken at Oak Valley last year has successfully provided an abundance of native grasses for the endangered black-throated finch.

Flying Fox relocations to recommence

Townsville City Council will this week re-start the relocation of Flying Foxes from the main areas of Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens back into the rear corner of the park as part of its ongoing management plan.

Drawing practice dissected in new Perc Tucker exhibition

Visitors will be able to take a new perspective on drawing with the works of 10 artists from across the country making up the new Perc Tucker Regional Gallery exhibition.

Be my Valentine, meow and furever

Add some love to your life this Valentine’s Day with Townsville City Council’s half-price cat and kitten adoption sale.

Foundation for new clarifiers complete

Contractors have poured more than 450 cubic metres of concrete to complete the first foundation slab for two new clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant.

Council helping neighbours connect

Townsville City Council is encouraging neighbours to get to know each other by hosting a community event ahead of Neighbour Day.

Dogs, cats, chickens and even a pig find their pawfect place to call home in 2021

Close to 1,000 animals found their fur-ever home last year thanks to Townsville City Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre.

Stagpole St water works underway

Good progress is being made on a $2.1 million project to replace water infrastructure in Stagpole St in West End.

Council offer im-paw-sible to ignore for local pet owners

Townsville City Council wants to see more of the city’s pets microchipped.

Pinnacles Gallery exhibition gets virtual tour treatment

Experience Groundswell: Recent Movements Within Art and Territory at Pinnacles Gallery or from the comfort of your own home by taking a digital tour through the exhibition from next week.

Smart parking meters for Townsville

Townsville’s current French-manufactured parking meters have reached the end of their serviceable life after 12 years.

Community to have a say on parks planning

Townsville City Council is calling on the community to have its say on the future planning for four parks and playgrounds across the city.

Council continues riverbank restoration works

Construction is underway on an innovative approach to reduce the impacts of riverbank erosion near Ross Park as part of an environmental restoration project.

Take these steps to eliminate mosquito breeding sites in your home

Mosquitoes can be a significant nuisance as well as carriers for many disease-causing viruses, and Townsville City Council is urging locals to follow a few simple tips to prevent the insects from setting up breeding sites around Townsville homes.

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.