2022

Nationally-recognised Townsville arts awards on tonight

More than 90 pieces of ceramic art will be judged by acclaimed ceramics artist Dianne Peach for the 50th anniversary of the North Queensland Ceramic Awards tonight (Friday 22 July).

Call for Olympic action for North Queensland

North Queensland leaders are calling for action on promised Olympic legacy infrastructure for local government areas outside Brisbane.

Eye-catching exhibition to take over Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Construction workers have taken over Perc Tucker Regional Gallery with Pat Hoffie’s Hi-Vis exhibition shining a light on the role of personal protective equipment in the Australian workplace.

One week left to nominate for Senior of the Year Awards

There’s just one week left to nominate a stand-out senior Townsville citizen for the 2022 Senior of the Year Awards.

New sensors speed up blue-green algae detection

Blue-green algae levels will now be able to be detected in just hours instead of days thanks to new high-tech sensors installed at the Ross River Dam.

Tigers, Swans set to keep kicking goals at Murray Sports Precinct

Townsville City Council has assured the future of the city’s local AFL competition after councillors endorsed new leases for AFL Queensland, Curra Swans and Hermit Park Tigers.

Riverway Movie Nights presents Abominable

Pack the winter woollies and head along to the Riverway Movie Nights this weekend for the screening of one of the coolest movies of the year, Abominable.

TCC named North Queensland’s Large Employer of the Year

Townsville City Council has come out a winner at the Queensland Training Awards regional finals at the weekend.

Get ready to give Supercars a Super Welcome this week

Townsville City Council is revving up its engines ahead of Thursday’s street party welcoming Supercars to the city for the NTI Townsville 500.

Free 15-minute parking returns to Townsville CBD

Townsville City Council will continue to support CBD traders by transitioning back to free 15-minute parking in the city from Monday July 18.

Boundary Street, Charters Towers Road close ahead of Supercars

The rubber has hit the road as preparation work kicks up a gear to get the Reid Park track ready for an octane-fuelled weekend of racing for the NTI Townsville 500 next week.

Council supports popular production at Queens Gardens

One of William Shakespeare’s most magical plays will be performed at Queens Gardens after Townsville City Council awarded more than $32,000 towards this year’s Shakespeare Under the Stars production at this month’s Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Safety key focus of investment in city budget

Townsville’s CCTV security and surveillance network will be given an upgrade after Townsville City Council allocated $5.3 million in the 2022/23 Budget and Operational Plan to improve the system of nearly 500 cameras.

89c in every ratepayer dollar to be spent on basics

Townsville City Council have committed 89 cents out of every ratepayer dollar to fund services like roads, drains, mowing, city maintenance, water, waste and resource management and wastewater treatment following record investment from state and federal governments for the city’s major projects.

Council passes record budget amid confident growth and investment in city

Townsville City Council’s 2022/23 Budget and Operational Plan is delivering a strong economic and social vision to cement the city’s reputation as the capital of Northern Australia.

Council invests in green economy and sustainability

Council is investing more than $10 million through its 2022/23 budget into innovative sustainability methods to boost Townsville’s green economy.

Council sharpens water security focus

Townsville City Council has maintained its focus on water security in its 2022/23 Budget to support residential, commercial and industrial growth for a sustainable future.

Council keeps rate rise minimal despite rising costs

Townsville City Council’s 2022/23 Budget has delivered a minimal general rate rise despite a sharp increase in operating costs.

Council invests in safe city

Townsville City Council is prioritising the safety and security of the community through investing $33.8 million in its 2022/23 Budget for key security initiatives.

Council invests in making Townsville Shine

Council will invest millions in managing the city as an attractive and active place to live and visit as part of its 2022/23 Budget.