Mayor’s Christmas Appeal calls on Townsville to make a positive difference

Townsville City Council is calling on local businesses and residents to dig deep and donate to the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal to help support the less fortunate this festive season.

Council call to action this White Ribbon Day

Townsville City Council is encouraging its employees and the wider community to stand up, speak out and help end family violence this White Ribbon Day.

Council celebrates 20 years of NATA accreditation

Townsville City Council’s Townsville Laboratory Services has reached a significant milestone, celebrating 20 years of National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation last month.

New flood-warning assets installed ahead of wet summer

Twenty-three new flood-warning assets have been installed across the Townsville region to monitor water levels, rainfall and river heights to assist emergency services and the community during a flooding event.

Free parking in the city centre for festive season

Townsville City Council is handing out an early Christmas gift with free parking rolling out across the city centre for all of December.

Council expands organics trial to local cafes

Twenty local cafes are taking part in a Townsville City Council trial to reduce the amount of waste material going to landfills.

Turtles take up residence and give council tick of approval

Council’s Nelly Bay Esplanade restoration project is hoping to welcome even more turtles nesting in beach sand stabilised by the scheme this turtle hatching season.

Time is running out to nominate local heroes for Townsville’s 2023 Australia Day Awards

Townsville residents have until 5pm, Wednesday, November 16 to nominate special people in our community who have gone above and beyond to help improve the lives of others.

All welcome at Council’s Recycling Centre open day

Council will open the doors of Townsville’s Materials Recovery Facility for special tours at their annual Recycling Centre open day this Saturday, November 12.

Superstar artist Tones and I headlines stellar line-up for NAFA’s Tropic Sounds 2023

Australian pop sensation Tones and I will lead an impressive line-up of artists for Tropic Sounds music festival on Saturday, May 27 at Reid Park, presented by Council’s North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA).

Two weeks left to enter Bringing Christmas Together competition

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas by showing kindness and building connections with your neighbours with the help of Townsville City Council’s Bringing Christmas Together competition.

Historical horse sale yards inspire new city mural

Links to a historical horse sale yard have inspired Townsville’s newest street art piece on Flinders St West.

Townsville residents urged to prepare for monsoon season

Townsville residents are being reminded to finalise their preparations for extreme weather events coming into monsoon season from November to April.

Council to waive recycling bin upgrade fees as part of National Recycling Week

Townsville residents are being encouraged to upgrade to a larger recycling bin to help celebrate Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week from November 7-13.

Council thrilled to see QPM get Australian Government approval for Lansdown TECH Project

The development of the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct has achieved yet another key milestone, with Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) securing Australian Government approval.

Council invests into businesses modernising their buildings

Townsville City Council is supporting an influx of investment into the city centre by providing 12 local businesses with funding to modernise and activate their buildings.

Townsville residents urged to prepare for cyclone season

Townsville residents are being reminded to finalise their cyclone preparations coming into cyclone season from November to April.

Relocation underway ahead of new Riverway Library opening

The new Riverway Library is tracking on schedule to open early next year, with Council starting the relocation of the long-running Thuringowa Library next month.

Townsville residents encouraged to have their pets microchipped for free

Council is offering free microchipping to registered dogs and approved cats at CityLibraries Aitkenvale on Saturday 5 November.

Clarifiers set to increase city’s water treatment capacity

Townsville’s water treatment capacity is on track to be significantly enhanced with the addition of two new clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, marking a vital step forward for the city’s water security.