Pipelines on Castle Hill to help bushfire management

To assist with ongoing bushfire management, Council is installing pipelines along some of the walking tracks on Castle Hill.

Townsville’s largest street art project transforms walkway

Seven artists have teamed up to create Townsville’s biggest piece of street art at a popular Thuringowa Central walkway.

Same Day Approvals slash development application wait times

In a Queensland first, Townsville residents can now lodge development applications for low risk residential structures on their properties and receive an approval on the same day.

Weeds no match for new Ross River harvester

Weeds on the Ross River have a new predator in town as Council launches its brand new 6.5 tonne weed harvester to combat invasive species in the waterway.

Council grant transforms long-vacant city centre building

A well known Townsville business owner is transforming a long-vacant building thanks to Townsville City Council’s public street art program and its Modernising Buildings and Activating Spaces grant.

Pete Murray, Art Vs Science headline free concert

Australian music icon Pete Murray will be joined by Art Vs Science, local musicians Comfort Royale and Late November and Triple J Unearthed feature artist Cloe Terare at Street Beats this Friday.

Lifetime of ceramics works in new PTRG exhibition

One of Australia’s foremost woodfire potters is bringing more than 40 years of ceramic artworks to Perc Tucker Regional Gallery with the exhibition Len Cook: Fire and Rain.

Council appoints former top cop to boost community safety

Decorated former Queensland Police sergeant Clint Drew has been appointed by Townsville City Council to build on its strong community safety program.

Castle Hill visitors get a grip on new walkway handrails

Council’s project to renew handrails on three walking tracks at the summit of Castle Hill has been completed on time and within budget.

Council committed to city’s water network

Council will construct a new water main pipe under the existing footpath along Dean Street between Palmer Street and Morey Street.

New safety rules on way for local food businesses

Food businesses in Townsville are getting an early start on new food preparation standards.

Council welcomes all to Community Tree Planting Day

Townsville City Council is hosting a community tree planting day on Sunday 7 May from 8:30-10am at Rex Prior Park on Hindley Street, Currajong.

Townsville ready for Reds to return

Townsville continues to prove itself as the events capital of the North as it prepares for a bumper double-header of world-class rugby union action this Saturday night.

Council combine with Reds to inspire the next generation

Townsville’s junior girls rugby scene will receive a massive boost when the Queensland Reds take on Fijiana Drua in Saturday’s Super W Grand Final at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Purr-fect pets half-off this May

May the paws be with you in your search for a new family member during Townsville’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre half-price pet sale.

Council builds smarter bridges

Council’s trade team are extending the life of Council assets around Townsville by working smarter with new, innovative and recycled materials.

Townsville celebrates 85 years of libraries

Eighty-five years ago, Orson Welles’ 1938 adaptation of War of the Worlds was first broadcast on radio, Superman made his first appearance in comics and Townsville’s first free library service was founded.

Haughton Pipeline Project Stage 2 reaches another milestone

Townsville is a step closer to water security following the award of construction tenders for Stage 2 of the Haughton Pipeline Project.

Pinnacles Gallery reopens with revamped exhibition

A new evolution of Australian Tapestry Workshop’s Leftover Love will usher in the new era of Pinnacles Gallery at its grand re-opening this Saturday.

Next chapter of CityLibraries begins with Riverway Library opening

Townsville’s latest premier showcase of community-centred design will be unveiled this Saturday, as Townsville City Council opens its modern Riverway Library, a new space to connect, cultivate and transform the culture of the city.