COUNCIL SUPPORTS LOCAL YOUNG PEOPLE

Just because Youth Week is wrapping up doesn’t mean Townsville City Council is forgetting about setting up infrastructure to support young people across the city.   Council is focused on giving children and teenagers a wide range of free activities to enjoy any time of…

BAYSWATER ROAD UPGRADE TO ENHANCE SAFETY

Townsville City Council is widening and resurfacing a section of Bayswater Road in Mount Louisa to help make the road safer for motorists and other road users.   The works are funded by the Queensland Government’s Works 4 Queensland Round 3 (W4Q3) program.   Council Infrastructure Services…

SIEGE OF TOBRUK MEMORIAL UNVEILED

A new memorial to recognise the bravery of Australian soldiers during a key battle of World War II has been unveiled in Townsville today.   The Rats of Tobruk were soldiers of an Australian-led garrison that held the Libyan port of Tobruk against the Afrika…

SIEGE OF TOBRUK MEMORIAL UNVEILED

A new memorial to recognise the bravery of Australian soldiers during a key battle of World War II has been unveiled in Townsville today.   The Rats of Tobruk were soldiers of an Australian-led garrison that held the Libyan port of Tobruk against the Afrika…

COUNCIL HELPS GIVE YOUNG VOICES A PLATFORM THIS YOUTH WEEK

Townsville City Council is boosting the voices of young people across the city this Youth Week to highlight the ways in which young people are striving to achieve greatness in the community.   Council will support the Human Rights Youth Forum Townsville, being presented by…

SHARE YOUR ANZAC DAY STORY

This ANZAC Day we’d like to do something a little different, we know how closely tied our community is with the defence force. Both historically and presently, thousands of Townsville’s bravest have fought to defend our lucky country. Many have returned for which…

WATER MAIN UPGRADE FOR HERMIT PARK & HYDE PARK

A more than $1.7 million upgrade of water mains in Hermit Park and Hyde Park is underway now.   Water mains along Yeatman Street, Armstrong Street and Queens Road will all be upgraded as part of the project which is funded by the Queensland Government’s…

COCKATOO WATCH

MOTORISTS URGED TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR BIRDS ON THE ROAD New signage has been installed at Rasmussen, urging motorists to watch for red-tailed black cockatoos that may be on the road to minimise the number hit by cars. The red-tailed black cockatoos,…

BIN HEALTH CHECKS TO EDUCATE ON RECYCLING

A new awareness program is aiming to improve recycling across the city. The bin health checks involve visual assessments of 1000 randomly selected households general waste and recycling bins. This will be followed by feedback provided on the contents of each…

SPORTING TEAM NETS GRANTS FROM TOWNSVILLE CITY COUNCIL

A Townsville semi-professional netball team will now be able to compete in the Netball Queensland Sapphire Series thanks to a grant from Townsville City Council. Council today approved a grant for the Northern Rays covering $38,386 for stadium costs, including a fee waiver…