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STREET ART REVIVED

STREET ART REVIVED

One of Townsville’s most extensive and loved pieces of street art has received a new lease of life, with Brisbane-based street artist Leans touching up his original mural after almost seven years.  The mural, titled Mother Earth was commissioned by Townsville City...

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THE PERCIVALS

THE PERCIVALS

More than 80 talented artists are one step closer to winning a Percivals prize after being selected to show in the renowned biennial exhibition.  The Townsville-based competition includes three major prizes — the Percival Portrait Painting Prize, the Percival...

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BUSHFIRE-FIGHTING DRONE

BUSHFIRE-FIGHTING DRONE

Townsville has a new defense against bushfires with Council acquiring a new remotely piloted aircraft system that can carry water drums to difficult-to-reach areas during weather events like bushfires.  The drone will be used to support hazard reduction burns across...

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AUSLAN STORYTIMES

AUSLAN STORYTIMES

Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and their families in Townsville will be able to take part in Auslan Storytime events for the first time with the new bilingual story sessions at Townsville City libraries kicking off on Auslan Day.  The Auslan Storytimes will run...

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SIGN UP TODAY

SIGN UP TODAY

Council on the hunt for Eco Fiesta exhibitors  Exhibitors and market stall holders are being called on to register now to be part of the return of the Council’s popular Eco Fiesta.  The free biennial event centered around sustainability and the natural environment...

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YELLOW CRAZY ANTS

YELLOW CRAZY ANTS

Council brings Yellow Crazy Ant info sessions to Bunnings. School holiday DIY-ers are being asked to be on the lookout for yellow creepy crawlies in and around their yards in any mulch, soil or construction materials as Townsville City Council’s Yellow Crazy Ant team...

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EXPERIENCED MINISTERS EMPOWER

EXPERIENCED MINISTERS EMPOWER

  If you are called to provide pastoral care and provide non-judgemental support to prisoners, irrespective of their faith, beliefs, social position, religious background or their past, please call 07 3550 3789. We are seeking volunteer prison chaplains with the...

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NQ FIELD DAYS

NQ FIELD DAYS

North Queensland’s popular biennial agricultural event, NQ Field Days is returning to Townsville this week with the support of Townsville City Council. Under management of the Rotary Clubs of Townsville in 2024, the event will continue to highlight the region’s...

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ANZAC DAY PARADES

ANZAC DAY PARADES

Council and the RSL is calling on the community to register to pay their respects to the past and present veterans by taking part in this year’s Anzac Day Parade. Registrations are now open for organisations, veterans, descendants of veterans and schools to take part...

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