Council focuses on families through the public endorsement of clear principles and values that it will strive to meet based on our Family Charter.
We aim to assist families with a range of family focused programs such as library services, child care & family support services, playground & park facilities, aged care services, and cultural programs.
Inclusive Community Advisory Committee (ICAC)
The purpose of the Inclusive Community Advisory Committee (ICAC) is to be a peak body of community representatives to provide advice to Council on current and emerging social and community planning needs and opportunities, policy matters and to promote community leadership through a ‘collective impact’ approach.
For more information visit the ICAC website.
Welcoming Babies Ceremony
During the Early Years Expo, Welcoming Babies Ceremonies are held as a special event for our city's youngest residents and their families. Participating families will receive a welcoming certificate on the day, a gift bag and be photographed alongside the Mayor of Townsville. Families will be sent a printed photo to mark the occasion in the weeks following the event.
Details of the next Welcoming Babies Ceremony are below:
- Date: Sunday 9 September 2018
- Venue: Townsville Stadium
- Session times: 9am, 10.15am, 11.30am
Please register your baby here to secure your place in the ceremony:
Are you unsure this date will suit your family? You may want to consider a future Welcoming Babies Ceremonies (please note, registered babies need to be 13 months or younger at the time of the ceremony).
The future ceremony dates are currently scheduled for:
- Sunday 17 March 2019
- Sunday 15 September 2019
Please visit this page closer to the future ceremony dates to register your attendance.
For more information, please phone 13 48 10.