2022

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.

Audiences to be rapt by four weeks of NAFA

More than 500 performances will dazzle and delight audiences in Townsville as the North Australian Festival of Arts takes over the city from tomorrow.

Council calls out callous cat owners

Townsville City Council is calling out cat owners in the city who either don’t care enough to claim their animals or are failing to desex their pets, leaving vulnerable litters of kittens to fend for themselves.

Council use innovative solution to tackle waterway erosion

In a first for the Townsville region, Townsville City Council will use timber piles ranging from three to six metres tall as part of an innovative approach to control riverbank erosion at multiple sites along Black River and Crystal Creek.

Restriction reminder for building noise across Townsville

Residents are being reminded to take note of the noise restrictions for building work across Townsville.

Eco Fiesta celebrates its 30th birthday this weekend

Waggle your way towards a world record this weekend as the 30th annual Eco Fiesta takes over Anderson Gardens for two massive days.

Landmarks illuminated to commemorate National Reconciliation Week and Mabo Day

Some of Townsville’s most iconic landmarks will be lit up black, yellow, red, blue, green and white this week to commemorate National Reconciliation Week and Mabo Day.

Townsville pet owners called to sign up to eNotices

Townsville City Council has urged the region's animal owners to go paperless and receive their pet’s renewal notices straight to their inbox instead of their mailbox.

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.