Council calls on community to plant trees for National Tree Day

Townsville City Council is calling all green thumbs, tree lovers and environmental carers to help them plant trees for National Tree Day.

Help Council bring Townsville 2032 Legacy ideas to life

Council is calling on the Townsville community to have their say on legacy for the region ahead of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Development report tells positive growth story for Townsville

More than $413M worth of building applications were approved across Townsville for the 2022/23 financial year.

Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures opens to thousands of visitors

Townsville’s preeminent foreshore has been transformed into a buzzing outdoor art exhibition with more than 3,000 people attending the opening night of Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures 2023 on Saturday.

Council and Kirwan State High School’s bee-autiful partnership

Residents were this week able to pick up free ‘Bee Hotels’ thanks to a wonderful partnership between Kirwan State High School and Townsville City Council.

Townsville reaches development application milestone

Townsville City Council has achieved a significant milestone by deciding on 100 per cent of the four major types of development applications, Material Change of Use, Reconfiguration of a Lot, Operational Works and Building Works, within the required legislative timeframes in the fourth quarter of 2022/23.

Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures opens this weekend

Ephemera: Seaside Sculptures is returning to Townsville’s premier foreshore this Saturday with more than 30 new artworks from Australia, Canada and the United States.

Council calling for popular School Holiday Guide submissions

With the kids now back at school, Council is prepping for the next edition of their popular School Holiday guide, calling on submissions to feature in the September edition.

Meet Emma Memma at Riverway Library this weekend

Join beloved children’s entertainer Emma Memma for a Twirly Saturday Storytime at Riverway Library this weekend.

Riverway Movie Nights returns with Epic Tails

Travel back in time to ancient Greece as Townsville City Council’s Riverway Movie Nights screens the animated family-friendly movie Epic Tails.

Get groovy at Council’s 2023 Seniors Luncheon

Council’s always popular Seniors Luncheon is getting groovy this year with a disco theme for this free event on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 August at Townsville Stadium.

NAFA 2023 draws thousands to The Strand, Jezzine

The North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) has attracted a stunning 35,000 people to events hosted at NAFA Hub venues during its 16-day run.

National, international artists invited to apply for The Percivals 2024

Artists from across the globe are now invited to apply for The Percivals 2024.

Rollingstone Pineapple Festival has sweet taste of success with Council grant

Townsville residents will be going pineapple mad in August with the Pineapple Festival at Rollingstone, thanks to a $21,692.53 community grant plus fee waiver of $2,318.18 from Townsville City Council.

Council supports Schools Tree Day

Townsville City Council is handing out more than 1,000 native plants to local schools for Schools Tree Day.

Work starts on natural drain at Bushland Beach

A drain corridor in Bushland Beach is being transformed into a living waterway as Council works to improve the quality of water flowing to the Great Barrier Reef.

Townsville runners have wind behind them with Council grant

Thousands of feet will be hitting the road when the hugely popular McDonalds Townsville Running Festival is held from 2-7 August 2023 with the support of Townsville City Council.

Council calls out senseless vandalism

Enough is enough as Townsville City Council call out the people responsible for vandalising community assets after more than $5,000 of damage was inflicted on public toilets at Pallarenda this week.

Community thanked for water conservation efforts

Townsville residents are being encouraged to continue to use their water wisely following the easing of city-wide water restrictions.

Council to celebrate Townsville’s standout seniors

People in Townsville are encouraged to nominate standout seniors in their lives for this year’s Townsville City Council Senior Awards.