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.
Community Safety Plan 2019 - 2020 (PDF, 691.5 KB)
Graffiti Action Plan 2021 - 2024
The Townsville City Council Graffiti Action Plan 2021 – 2024 has been developed to provide Council with a clear direction in the prevention and management of illegal graffiti. This prosocial response will work in conjunction with community and organisations to facilitate better outcomes for all parties.
Townsville City Council Graffiti Action Plan 2021 – 2024 (PDF, 5.2 MB)
Returning to normality after a disaster may be quick or difficult and prolonged.
Our 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.
Information, processes and legislation relating to dog attacks.
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.
Keep up-to-date with handy tips and alerts before, during and after disaster events.