Arts & Culture
Townsville has a vibrant arts and culture community. Council has a variety of venues across the region including live theatres featuring live performance from local, national and international artists, two galleries featuring exhibitions from local artists as well as travelling exhibitions.
Council's Grants and Sponsorships Scheme supports local initiatives and pursuits of excellence for arts and culture via the provision of financial assistance to community organisations and individuals.
Community Development Strategy 2014-2017
We have prepared the Community Development Strategy 2014-2017 to further develop relationships with the Townsville community. This document, which has replaced the existing ten strategic action plans, aims to guide decision making for Community Development over the next three years.
Council has two premier theatres and art galleries, as well as Strand Ephemera bi-annually.
Supports local initiatives and pursuits of excellence that enhance community wellbeing and opportunity.
We have an array of awards programs throughout the year recognising the achievements and contributions of our residents.
No matter what your interests are, council’s variety of events has something to suit everyone.
Townsville City Council recognises Street Art as an important factor in creating a vibrant and lively city centre. Contributing to placemaking and urban living transformation, Street Art delivers considerable benefits for the city and its residents.