Townsville City Galleries shows 1300 art pieces in 2022

More than 700 artists have been involved in Townsville City Galleries exhibitions in 2022, with more than 1300 pieces of art being showcased at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Pinnacles Gallery and CityLibraries.

Residents need to remember pets in high-risk weather season

Council is reminding all pet owners to have a plan in place for their companions heading into the high-risk weather and monsoon season.

Reminding residents to dig deep for the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal

With Christmas right around the corner Townsville City Council is calling on local businesses and residents to dig deep and donate to the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal this year.

Council approves development application on The Strand

A development application to build a new boutique hotel at 68 and 69 The Strand has been approved by Townsville City Council.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery welcomes accomplished Australian artist

Council’s Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is thrilled to be displaying the work of famed Australian artist Julie Fragar, starting Friday 2 December 2022.

Free parking in the city centre during December

Get all your Christmas shopping done with ease in the Townsville city centre with free parking throughout December.

Townsville residents urged to be aware of storm tide zones

Townsville locals are being reminded to check the Storm Tide Evacuation Guide on Council’s Emergency Management and Disaster Dashboard to see if their home is in a storm tide zone ahead of the high-risk weather season from November to April.

Castle Hill Summit Track handrail renewal begins

Townsville City Council is extending its commitment to transforming Townsville into a sustainable destination that embraces and participates in recreational activities with the renewal of the Castle Hill Summit Track handrails from today (Monday 28 November).

Environmental sensors deployed to capture microclimate data

Essential information about changing microclimates and landscapes is being collected with Townsville-made environmental sensors being deployed across the city.

Walk Against Violence kicks off 16 Days of Activism

Council held its annual Walk Against Violence on Friday 25 November, to kick off its 16 Days of Activism initiative.

NAFA wins second Australian Event Award

Townsville’s North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) has been awarded the 2022 winner of the Australian Event Awards for Best Regional Event.

Groundbreaking day for Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct

Townsville’s major new eco-industrial precinct at Lansdown is officially underway, with access road construction starting today on the Council-led project that will generate significant jobs for the city.

High algal bloom in Ross River Dam due to heat wave

Townsville residents are being encouraged to conserve outdoor water use as the city deals with an algal bloom due to the current heat wave.

Townsville city ready to welcome Santa this weekend

Herald in the festive season with family and friends at this Saturday’s Christmas in the City.

Community and culture bolstered by Council grants

Community inclusivity and cultural experiences will be boosted in Townsville with the endorsement of two grants at this month’s Ordinary Council meeting.

Council lassoes PBR Grand Final for another three years in Townsville

Professional Bull Riders Australia will deliver the PBR Grand Final for the next three years with the support of Townsville City Council’s event sponsorship.

Crucial upgrades for Flinders Street pathways

Townsville City Council is upgrading the pathway on the southern side of Flinders Street fronting 534 and 546 Flinders Street.

Young Townsville artists sleigh Festive Flag competition

Ivy Cox is one of 20 up and coming artists who will soon see their original works billowing on Townsville’s festive flags.

Locals reminded to show bushfire awareness

Locals are being reminded to be aware of bushfires and how best to prepare their homes.

Townsville talent to shine at Carols By Candlelight

Townsville residents can come and watch our local stars shine bright this festive season at Carols By Candlelight.