2022

Council uses environmental program to grow job opportunities for youth

Townsville City Council has used a Queensland Government-funded environmental program to help improve the local environment and create job opportunities for First Nations Australians, long-term unemployed and underemployed youth.

NQ Field Days returns with support from TCC

NQ Field Days will be returning to Townsville with an expected 10,000 visitors after a six-year hiatus with support from Townsville City Council.

Let Council know how you use Anzac Memorial Park

Townsville City Council is preparing for future works within Anzac Memorial Park by asking residents to have their say on the renewal of the open space.

Council shifts sand to manage beach erosion

Hi-vis work shirts will replace rashies on Toolakea Beach from today as Townsville City Council undertakes work to tackle shoreline erosion.

Blue-green algae being monitored

Recent hot and dry conditions created the perfect environment for blue-green algae growth in the Ross River Dam, prompting Townsville City Council to again remind the community about potential impact on the city’s water supply.

Lansdown master plan endorsed

The development of the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct has achieved another key milestone with Townsville City Council formally endorsing the infrastructure masterplan for the jobs-generating estate.

Marabou Park rises from the ashes

Playground equipment at a much-loved Annandale park has been rebuilt after vandals set fire to it in July last year.

E-scooters to expand across Townsville city, suburbs

E-scooters will be rolling out across an additional 16 square kilometres of ride zones in Townsville after Council today approved an application from Neuron to expand it service area.

Blockbuster weekends set to bring 30,000 to Townsville CBD for sport, concerts

Townsville’s city centre will burst to life with free rock concerts and food festivals during two blockbuster weekends celebrating sport and culture in the heart of the city.

Momentum building behind simulation training facility

Council has today endorsed a proposal to establish a company to develop an industry-leading simulation training facility for defence, education and health based in Townsville.

TCC adopts Reef Guardian Action Plan 2020-2024

Townsville City Council is furthering its commitment to working together today for a healthier reef tomorrow with its new Reef Guardian Action Plan 2020 – 2024.

Townsville coastlines restored after 2019 floods

More than 55,000m³ of sand and 1,500 coastal plants have been used to restore badly eroded coastlines in the Townsville region following the unprecedented 2019 monsoon.

Entries open for Townsville CityLibraries Short Story Competition

Take inspiration from just a stone’s throw away with this year’s Townsville CityLibraries Short Story Competition.

Register now for Townsville Youth Council’s open mic night

Townsville Youth Council is launching Youth Week 2022 with a virtual open mic night to put creative young locals centre stage.

New playground equipment and irrigation for Bluewater Park

Another Townsville park is getting a makeover as installation work starts on new playground equipment at Bluewater Park.

Popular Fairfield viewing platform to be rebuilt

A popular viewing platform overlooking the idyllic Fairfield freshwater wetland is set to receive a new lease of life.

New mural to shine a light on native animal’s plight

A message of conservation will be splashed across 119 Flinders St with the creation of a new piece of street art featuring a Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo.

Council puts focus on innovative garden initiatives

Townsville City Council wants to hear your feedback on green spaces across the city and innovative gardening initiatives Council can offer the public.

Townsville schools sign up to adopt a waterway

Four Townsville schools and one community group are helping conserve and protect the environment by adopting a local waterway.

Two popular parks up for renewal in Townsville

Townsville City Council is planning future park and playground renewals across the city and wants your feedback on Douglas’s Riverside Green Park and Kirwan’s Thuringowa Park.