2024

Council bolsters treatments against Crazy Ants

Council is throwing everything it’s got at treating Townsville’s largest Yellow Crazy Ant infestation in the city’s southern suburbs.

Grants, partnerships approved for Townsville community groups

Council is proudly supporting a number of community groups through its Community Grants and Partnerships program, with six applications being passed at this week’s Ordinary Council meeting.

School holiday guide’s a boredom buster

With school holidays just weeks away, Council is keeping boredom at bay, releasing the June-July School Holiday Guide this week.

Statement regarding Ordinary Council, 5 June 2024

Prior to today’s Ordinary Council Meeting, Mayor Troy Thompson requested a leave of absence, pending the outcome of all investigations relating to him, which was approved unanimously by the Council today.

Community urged to dig in for Community Tree Planting Day

A Wulguru park will undergo a transformation with more than 300 trees and shrubs being planted by community members this Friday.

Artistic Swimming Australia’s Team Australia dives into Townsville training camp

Council has helped Artistic Swimming Australia’s Team Australia Squad make a splash in Townsville with a $5,000 grant to support the team’s training camp.

Jabiru Park receives boulder treatment

A Condon park which has fallen victim to vandalism in recent years is receiving Council’s boulder protection treatment, with works beginning this week.

Black River Yellow Crazy Ant treatment underway

More than 800 hectares of land will be treated by helicopter this week at Black River as Council takes on the fight against Yellow Crazy Ants in the northern suburb.

Recycle Mate sorting guide, app launches for Townsville users

Trash the excuse of not knowing how to recycle properly in Townsville by using the new Recycle Mate app.

Castle Hill closure an opportunity to explore Townsville’s outdoor hidden gems

Castle Hill walkers are being encouraged to discover more of their backyard during the Hill’s yearly maintenance closure from Monday.

Marabou Park ignites community spirit

A more visible location, upgraded security features and a disk golf course are among the additions of a major park upgrade in Annandale.

TCC urges responsible pet ownership as animal intake rises

Council is urging residents to practice responsible pet ownership following its Animal Care and Adoption Centre receiving more than 220 lost pets since the start of the month.

Council shares the dignity

Council staff have donated more than 300 hygiene products to help people at risk of domestic violence, homelessness or poverty.

Townsville grassroot ‘creatives’ urged to have their say

Townsville’s creative minds are being called on to contribute to the city’s new arts and culture plan.

Council hands over land to North Rail Yards development

Redevelopment plans for the historical North Rail Yards have reached a key milestone, with Council moving to transfer land to the company leading the project, North Rail Yard Developments Ltd.

Council supports 2024 Supercars

Council has confirmed its support for the city’s 2024 Supercar event from 5-7 July and will progress future agreement negotiations post the 2024 event.

Grants and Partnerships boost Townsville events, organisations

Council is throwing its support behind local events through its Grants and Partnerships Program as it furthers the city’s reputation as the events capital of Northern Australia.

Community asked to conserve water usage during pipeline connection

Council is asking residents to focus on conserving their water usage over the next month, as a major water project nears completion.

Ceramicists invited to enter into prestigious awards

Ceramicists from across Australia are now invited to compete for a major acquisitive prize of $10,000 in the North Queensland Ceramic Awards.

Conserve water Cungulla

Council crews are continuing investigations this morning into a possible broken water main leading into the suburb of Cungulla.