Council welcomes largest graduate intake

Thirty-seven new apprentices, trainees and graduates have joined the Townsville City Council team across 19 diverse disciplines this week.

Council calling for homework helpers

Council is putting the call out for interested residents to volunteer for CityLibaries Townsville’s Homework Mentoring Program.

Council supporting local arts through grants

Seven new local arts projects will be brought to life in Townsville thanks to Regional Art Development Fund (RADF) grants approved at last week’s Townsville City Council meeting.

Council supports community group with $1 lease

Townsville City Council is supporting a community services organisation with the awarding of a peppercorn lease at today’s Ordinary Council meeting.

Council delivers with Mid-Year Budget Review

As Townsville City Council continues to deliver for the community, the city has record low unemployment and private sector investment is soaring despite inflationary pressures across the country.

Millions awarded in Council tenders

A staggering $46.6 million worth of tenders were awarded by Townsville City Council last month, with a further estimated $68 million worth of tenders released during the same time period.

Info session paints a clear picture of RADF

Learn about the Regional Arts Development Fund grants available for artists at the free RADF Round Two Information Session from 9.30am this Saturday at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

Get your pet microchipped for free

Council is offering free microchipping to registered dogs and approved cats at CityLibraries Aitkenvale on Saturday, 4 February.

Townsville’s most popular swimming spot revealed

Riverway has been revealed as Townsville’s most popular swimming spot in 2022, with more than 185,000 people cooling off at the precinct’s lagoon.

RADF grants to help bring artists’ ideas to life

Council is calling on Townsville artists to apply for a grant through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) to help bring their artistic dreams to life.

King tides expected this week

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents in low-lying areas to take precautions ahead of the king tide expected from this Friday.

Learn street art skills at Council’s free workshop

Local street artist Jon Electros Avocado is teaming up with Council for a free street art workshop at Riverway Skate Park from 4-6pm this Saturday 21 January 2023.

Ross River Dam update

Council monitors dam levels as part of normal practice during an active wet season.

Works to upgrade Parkway Park in Black River

The Parkway Park in Black River will be closed for maintenance renewal works on Wednesday 18 January 2023 and are expected to take approximately eight weeks to complete.

Ideas needed for walkway street art project

Townsville residents and artists can now provide their ideas for a new piece of street art at Condon.

Family fun the forecast for Australia Day

Council is gearing up for a bumper Australia Day on Thursday 26 January 2023.

Gold boom history revealed in Townsville city project

The history of a new inner-city development area has been revealed, with ties back to the 1800's gold mining boom being uncovered as part of a significant Townsville City Council project.

Townsville community responds to call to reduce water use

Townsville has activated level two water restrictions to reduce demand through the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, with the community’s response already making a difference in managing the impact of continued rising blue green algae levels in the Ross River Dam.