Townsville City Council values community safety and is committed to contributing to this area through a myriad of avenues. When citizens feel safe and can freely engage in public spaces and their community it creates a sense of wellbeing and promotes liveability for a city.
Returning to normality after a disaster may be quick or difficult and prolonged.
Our emergency management and disaster dashboard has the latest emergency news, weather warnings, road conditions, power outages and more.
Townsville is a beautiful place to live but there is a serious side to the North Queensland and you can locate important disaster information here.
A Safer Townsville is everyone’s responsibility - see how you can help contribute to crime prevention and safety in a positive way.
A guide on pool fencing and safety requirements, and links to legislation.
Information on what constitutes overgrown properties and Council's processes and reporting.
Mosquitoes can have a large impact on our region's tropical outdoor lifestyle.
Council monitors the food safety and hygiene standards of food businesses and provides information on the requirements to meet these standards.
Information on current bushfires, fire bans and restrictions, fire prevention, bushfire planning and applying for a permit to light a fire.