Council budget commits to sustainable future for Townsville

Townsville City Council is maintaining its strong commitment to the city’s unique natural and built environment through an investment of more than $8 million into sustainable practices in its 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan.

Townsville youth can enjoy incredible free street circus workshops

World-renowned entertainers 360 ALLSTARS will put on free workshops for the youth of Townsville before performing their revolutionary live show at Townsville Civic Theatre on Saturday 1 July.

Easing the burden – Investing in affordability measures to support community

Townsville City Council’s 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan reflects Council’s commitment to delivering affordability measures to support the community in the face of rising costs of living.

Investing for an active and engaged city

Townsville City Council’s 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan includes more than $13.3 million investment into liveability and lifestyle to further grow Townsville as an active and engaged city.

Growing Townsville – Major projects remain a priority in Council budget

Townsville City Council’s 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan has laid the foundations for the continued delivery of essential services while progressing multiyear major projects.

Council continues its focus on delivering the essentials

Townsville City Council is committed to meeting the community's expectations by delivering essential everyday services with a substantial allocation of over $633 million in the 2023/24 budget.

Council invests in community safety

Townsville City Council has made community safety one of its top priorities in the 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan, investing $14.9 million to help reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.

Investing in the suburbs, investing in our neighbourhoods

Townsville City Council is furthering its commitment to investing across the length and breadth of Townsville, with $121.1 million of its 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan allocated to Townsville’s suburbs.

Council budget balances cost of living pressures and growth

There is no rate-in-the-dollar increase in the 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan and the average rate and utilities charge for Townsville’s home owner-occupiers will increase by less than $2.50 a week.

Council budget delivers strong plan for Townsville

Townsville City Council’s 2023/24 Budget and Operational Plan is a strong plan to help with cost-of-living pressures while supporting the region’s growth without any unnecessary financial burdens to residents.

Red hot line-up of events for Townsville’s dry season

The North Australia Festival of Arts (NAFA), Strand Ephemera, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and the NTI Townsville 500 highlight a bumper schedule of Council-supported events in Townsville over July and August.

Thousands of revellers head to NAFA opening weekend

Almost 14,000 people have poured through the gates for the first weekend of the award-winning North Australian Festival of Arts.

Council’s innovative trial helping keep local wildlife safe

Council is aiming to keep native animals safe from traffic by installing virtual fencing along a section of Angus Smith Drive this week.

Townsville to shine as thousands flock to junior netball comp

A Townsville City Council-supported junior netball competition is set to put the city centre-circle and bring thousands of visitors to the region.

NAFA brings best performers, artists to Townsville

Get ready for two weeks of laughs and live shows as Wil Anderson and Ross Wilson head to Townsville for the North Australian Festival of Arts this year.

Riverway Movie Nights returns with Minions: The Rise of Gru

Council’s always popular Riverway Movie Nights returns this Friday at 6.30pm with a free screening of animated movie Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Smart watering makes every drop count during the dry season

When it comes to watering a lawn during the cooler months of the dry season, lawns and gardens do better when they are watered less.

Local music legends headline first ever C2 Sessions

Townsville City Council is showcasing local artists through its brand new C2 Sessions launching at Townsville Civic Theatre this Friday.

Rockface at Sturt Street cutting to be stabilised

The rockface at the Sturt Street cutting carpark is about to undergo stabilisation works.

Adopt a pet to beat the winter blues

Embrace snuggle season this winter by taking home a new furry friend during Council’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre half-price sale this month.