Ideas needed for walkway street art project

Date published: 17 January 2023

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

The project will activate a walkway that connects Cannon Park on High Range Drive through to Gregory and Morley streets. The walkway is used by families and young people frequently.

Townsville City Council is engaging local artists to create a mural to activate and transform the walkway into an inviting space for walkers.

Mayor Jenny Hill said the walkway was in desperate need of a facelift.

“The walkway between Cannon Park and Gregory and Morley streets is well-travelled, but it’s not exciting to look at. Council repeatedly has to spend time and money to cover offensive graffiti that is spray painted in the area, so we are now looking to engage local artists to transform the site,” Cr Hill said.

“We know that adding high-quality street art to an area lowers the risk of offensive and unsightly graffiti being painted, which is why we’re exploring this option for the walkway.

“Now we’re asking locals and artists to provide their feedback on what they’d like to see there. The street art can explore themes like celebrating culture and identity, inclusive messages, and native flora and fauna.

“To provide your feedback on artwork themes, submit your ideas in an email to by 10am on Monday 23 January 2023.”

For more information on street art in Townsville or to register as a professional street artist for this project, visit the Street Art page.