2024

Residents urged to stay off the roads and beware of fallen powerlines

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has urged residents to stay put unless necessary after Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kirrily crossed the coast north of Townsville late last night.

Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily has made landfall

Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily has crossed the Queensland coast just north of Townsville.

Listen to advice before going outside

Residents are being told to stay indoors until advised as Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily moves closer to the Queensland coast.

Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily is expected to cross as a Category 3 system

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily will cross the Queensland coast as a Category 3 system.

Prepare to shelter from Cyclone Kirrily now

Townsville residents should prepare to shelter in place as Tropical Cyclone Kirrily moves towards the Queensland coast.

Townsville City Council services impacted by Tropical Cyclone Kirrily

Based on current advice from the Bureau of Meteorology, the Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) wishes to advise residents all Townsville City Council services, facilities and venues will cease normal operations during Thursday 25 January and Friday 26 January.

TLDMG moves to ‘stand up’ status, with residents urged to prepare now

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to ‘stand up’ as a slow moving tropical low closes in on the north Queensland coast.

TLDMG moves to ‘lean forward’ as tropical low moves towards Queensland coast

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to ‘lean forward’ as it continues to monitor the slow moving tropical low currently in the Coral Sea off the North Queensland coast.

Townsville residents urged to watch, plan and prepare as TLDMG moves to alert status

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) has moved to ‘alert’ as it continues to monitor a tropical low currently off the Queensland coast.

Locals urged to prepare as TLDMG monitor tropical low

Don’t wait until a cyclone has been named to start preparing for it.

Reflect, respect and celebrate at The Strand this Australia Day

Save the date to reflect, respect and celebrate Australia along The Strand and Jezzine Barracks with Townsville City Council’s Australia Day events on Friday 26 January.

Sonic kicks off Riverway Movie Nights for 2024

Riverway Movie Nights returns in 2024 with a screening of one of the biggest video game film adaptations, Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

High tides expected tomorrow

Townsville City Council has encouraged residents in low-lying areas to take precautions ahead of Thursday's high tide.

Mobile Library makes first visit to Elliot Springs

One of Townsville’s fastest-growing suburbs will be receiving visits from Townsville Citylibraries’ Mobile Library to help bring this much-loved community asset to more families.

December rain greens up Townsville

Close to 100mm of rain fell across Townsville during December and the Bureau of Meteorology has predicted more is on the way for January.

Enjoy Council’s jam-packed January events calendar

Fill up your calendar with free activities and events this January, including arts exhibitions and outdoor children’s activities.

Council teams work tirelessly on parks, gardens and roads

The recent wet weather has led to a surge in the growth of lawns and gardens and more instances of potholes on Townsville’s roads.