2022

Riverway lagoon closes for Riverway Library upgrades

Riverway’s upper lagoon will be closed for eight weeks as Hutchinson Builders make a cladding upgrade to Townsville City Council’s new Riverway Library.

“He’s always up there”: Grandstand renamed for Andrew ‘Roy’ Symonds

The Symonds family has come together at Riverway Stadium for an intimate gathering to unveil the newly-renamed Andrew ‘Roy’ Symonds Grandstand.

Final pour milestone for new water clarifiers

More than 292 concrete-truck loads worth of concrete have been poured into constructing two new water clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant.

Riverway Stadium grandstand to be named after former cricket legend

One of cricket’s most lovable larrikins will be forever honoured after Townsville City Council endorsed at September’s Ordinary Meeting of Council to name Riverway Stadium’s grandstand after the late Andrew ‘Roy’ Symonds.

QRU Media Release: Queensland Reds return to Townsville for two historic matches in 2023

For the first time in Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) history, the Queensland Reds will play two games in Townsville next year as the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific draw was officially announced today.

Major Townsville project accepts first delivery

The first 500 pipes have crossed hundreds of nautical miles to be delivered for the construction of the Haughton Pipeline Stage 2.

Council wants to know how residents rate their neighbourhood

Townsville City Council has launched its latest Rate Your Neighbourhood liveability study to find out how the community views their suburbs.

Riverway Movie Nights presents Sing 2

Kick off the school holidays with some family fun, with the next free Riverway Movie Night.

Council warns locals to stop illegal dumping

Townsville City Council is warning locals to stop illegal dumping as the city battles more than 50 illegal dumping reports each month.

Cutler Footway makes Perc Tucker return with Facing North

A new exhibition created on a North Queensland verandah will showcase an array of Burdekin locals drawn by nationally-renowned artist Cutler Footway.

Hundreds to benefit from refurbished sporting field at Heatley Park

Hundreds of junior touch football players will run onto the newly returfed field at Heatley Park later this month.

Clean energy to fuel Council cars

Clean energy is powering the three newest cars in Townsville City Council’s light passenger fleet as the first step towards 70 per cent of Council’s light vehicles being powered by renewable energy by 2026.

Street Art Trail gains immersive new piece

Townsville’s nationally-renowned Street Art Trail has gained another show-stopping piece of public art with artist 815K1’s new work Prismatic.

Book your school holiday camp site now

Families looking for an affordable getaway are being urged to log on to Council’s free RV and camping Bookable webpage now to secure their spot for the upcoming school holidays.

Council warns residents against putting hazardous items in bins

Townsville City Council is warning residents that throwing away items like batteries, flares and gas bottles in their household bins can cause life-threatening fires and explosions in waste and recycling trucks.

Council finishes last controlled burn ahead of bushfire season

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to get bushfire ready after finishing its last controlled burn of the year ahead of the upcoming bushfire season.

Council farewells longest-serving employee after 49 years

Today marks the first week in 49 years that Townsville local Sam Venitis hasn’t rolled out of bed, pulled on his uniform and headed to work at Council.

Construction to start next week on the new East End boardwalk

Work on a new 5m-wide, 280m-long boardwalk and associated works to increase connectivity and drive business along Ross Creek will start next week.

Townsville Senior of the Year recipients named

Two of Townsville’s most outstanding seniors have been recognised for their commitment to community with Townsville Senior of the Year awards today.

Townsville wetlands set national standard

Townsville’s Fairfield Freshwater wetlands is setting a national standard according to a recent report highlighting the performance and benefits of the natural reserve.