Community Safety

State of Fire Emergency Declared
A State of Fire Emergency has been declared across 42 Local Government Areas in Queensland, following a period of significantly heightened fire weather conditions expected to continue into next week. The State of Fire Emergency bans a range of activities that can cause fires to ignite and prohibits the lighting of specified outdoor fires.

For more information and documentation visit our Fire Management webpage.

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)