Council throws support behind local events

Council’s Community and Development Committee has approved over $70,000 of grant support and fee waivers this week to help support local events.

Super sports weekend with Townsville Fire and Queensland Reds

Mayor Jenny Hill met with stars from the Townsville Fire and Queensland Reds on Tuesday ahead of an epic weekend of sport in the city this weekend.

King tides expected from this weekend

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

Touch of Townsville in Queen’s book of condolence

A book of condolence signed by Townsville residents after the death of Queen Elizabeth II has been sent to Buckingham Palace.

Council set for super-sized citizenship ceremonies

Council is delighted to be undertaking two special large-scale Citizenship Ceremonies in February and March to welcome our newest Australian citizens.

Hundreds of tonnes diverted from Townsville landfill

Nearly 300 tonnes of items have been given a new home through Townsville’s Magnetic Island and Hervey Range tip shops in 2022.

Allambie Lane Road Upgrade a massive win for Upper Ross

Council crews have completed a $3 million upgrade on Allambie Lane in the Upper Ross, making the area safer for all users in the area.

Northern Beaches Leisure Centre reopens after major upgrade

Residents can now cool off in the new Northern Beaches Leisure Centre, with the completion of a $5 million refurbishment to the complex.

Tender crucial to local business’ bright future

The future for local business Sanderson Rural Contracting is as bright as their brand-new, bright red, 7ft powered tractor and slasher thanks to securing a three-year contract with Townsville City Council.

Unlocking community facilities

An overhaul of the facilities and booking system for Council’s community centres has seen an increase in their use by the Townsville community.

Council investigating road pavement between Nelly Bay and Picnic Bay

Townsville City Council is continuing to examine solutions to the deterioration of sections of the road connecting Nelly Bay and Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island.

Construction continues at Lansdown precinct

Works at the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct (LEIP) are set to continue, with Townsville City Council awarding the pipe supply tender to Iplex Pipelines Australia Pty Ltd.

NAFA 2023 dates revealed

Artists from all disciplinary backgrounds can now sign up to take part in the North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) 2023.

Townsville ready for the Reds

Townsville continues to position itself as the events capital of Northern Australia with the city delighted to welcome the Queensland Reds to town for their season opener against the Hurricanes on Saturday, 25 February 2023.

Locals can have a crack with Come and Try Calendar

Try everything from tai chi to archery to group sports for free with the 2023 Come and Try Calendar.

Plenty of pothole work for Council crews following rain event

Townsville City Council has been quick to react with its construction and maintenance teams hard at work repairing potholes and clearing blocked drains after recent weather events in the city.

Get physical at Council’s Get Active Sign On

Find new ways to get active this year at Townsville’s City Council’s Get Active Sign On this Friday.

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.