Light up Townsville

Light up a Council asset

Townsville City Council has a number of asset lights that can be illuminated to promote a major festival, event, community awareness campaign or holiday. These include:

  • Townsville Sign
  • Wharton Reef Lighthouse
  • Victoria Bridge
  • George Roberts Bridge
  • Old Magistrates Court House
  • Flinders Square
  • Little Fletcher Bridge
  • Central Park Boardwalk.

If Light Up Townsville criteria are met, visit our online application to place a request.

See below for a list of current and upcoming events celebrated with Light Up Townsville.

1 - 7 MayDomestic Violence Awareness Purple 
8 May Mother's DayPink/White
9 - 11, 13 - 14 MayInternational ME/CFS/FM Awareness WeekBlue
12 MayDo it for Dolly DayBlue
16 - 18 MayNational Volunteer WeekRed
19 MayWorld IBD DayPurple
20 - 22 MayRoad Safety WeekYellow
23 - 25 MayNational Palliative Care WeekMaroon, Navy Blue
26 - 28 MayWorld Neurofibromatosis AwarenessBlue, Green
29 May65 Roses for Cystic FibrosisRed
30 MayMultiple Sclerosis (MS) DayOrange

Disclaimer: Please note that light up colours may change without notice at Council’s discretion.

Light Up application process

Applications can be made up to twelve months in advance. We advise that you submit your application at least one month in advance. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received and are assessed against the eligibility requirements and criteria.

The Lighting of Council assets are reserved for significant local, state or national events or awareness campaigns that:

  • have a Townsville-wide audience;
  • benefit all Townsville residents; or
  • attract 2,000 participants; or
  • are a national event represented in multiple states.

Read a full list of Council’s Terms and Conditions.

Light Up the venue

Queensland Country Bank Stadium is accepting applications to light up the venue in support of community causes. Applications can be made on the Queensland Country Bank Stadium website.