RADF supports arts practice in Townsville

Local Indigenous musicians, young artists and theatre fans are all set to benefit from Council’s latest investment in arts and culture through the award of RADF grants to six artists.

Council puts the wind in Magnetic Island Race Week’s sails

Council has today endorsed a $50,000 sponsorship of the iconic Magnetic Island Race Week for 2023 and 2024.

Six community groups launching popular events with Council grants

The north’s most popular folk festival and Townsville’s signature adventure biking competition are among six local sporting, cultural, community-building and environmental groups to be supported by Townsville City Council’s grants.

Council preparing for hazard reduction burns

Council teams will soon begin conducting hazard reduction burns across the city to help minimise the risk of unexpected bushfire events.

Townsville water security strengthened with new clarifiers

The commissioning of two new clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant has increased the resilience of the plant and will provide additional water security for Townsville.

Council to remember the Anzacs

Townsville City Council is working with the Townsville and Thuringowa RSL Sub-Branches to host two Anzac Day commemorations on Tuesday 25 April.

Council undertakes record landfill capping work

The biggest landfill capping job ever undertaken by Townsville City Council is underway, with the equivalent of 20 football fields’ worth of landfill area being capped at Jensen.

Riverway Movie Nights returns tonight

Council’s always popular Riverway Movie Nights returns this Friday (21 April) at 6:30pm with a free screening of Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon.

Townsville public pools temporarily closed as safety measure

A number of public pools across Townsville are closed this weekend after routine quality testing across the tropical city identified a positive test to Pseudomonas Aeruginosa bacteria.

Council and Cowboys combine again for Townsville Eats

Council is teaming up with the North Queensland Cowboys this weekend, pairing a Townsville Eats event with the team’s NRL Anzac Round clash with the Knights on Saturday 22 April 2023.

Council welcomes new Australian citizens

Council welcomed 55 new Australians at a citizenship ceremony at Townsville Stadium on Wednesday 19 April 2023.

Council proud to support Cowboys in NRL Anzac Round

Townsville City Council is throwing its support behind the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys’ NRL Anzac Round home game on Saturday 22 April 2023, as match day sponsor.

New reservoir to boost water pressure on Castle Hill

A new reservoir tank about to be installed on Castle Hill is another improvement at one of the most popular Townsville attractions for residents and visitors.

Bluey and Bingo to headline new Riverway library opening

ABC Kids phenomenon Bluey will be the star of the show at the much-anticipated opening of the new Riverway Library and Community Hub on Saturday, 29 April.

Council lab expands testing services to include Legionella

Townsville City Council’s laboratory is now approved to test water samples for one of the world’s most dangerous water-borne diseases, Legionella pneumophila.

Road closures as Mundy Creek Footbridge returns

There will be full and partial road closures between 10am and 2pm on Heatley's Parade in Rowes Bay this Tuesday, 18 April as Council re-installs the Mundy Creek Footbridge.

Townsville kerbside collection made easier than ever

Make the most of Townsville City Council’s free kerbside collection service by signing up online now.

Make a literary splash with the Short Story Competition

Dive into Townsville City Council’s Short Story Competition with a story matching the theme under the water for your chance to win a Mastercard valued up to $500 or one of 10 book prizes.

TCC celebrates Queensland Youth Week

Young people across Townsville are being celebrated for the benefits they bring to our community this Queensland Youth Week.

Townsville lights up for French navy

Landmarks around Townsville are being lit up this week in the colours of the French tricolore as a gesture of welcome to the crew of the French naval ship FS Dixmude.