HAVE YOUR SAY ON GREEN SPACES AND INNOVATIVE GARDENING

Townsville City Council wants to hear your feedback on green spaces across the city and innovative gardening initiatives Council can offer the public. Council has identified an increase in interest through the community to beautify open spaces, including along footpaths, easements and street frontages. Community…

SMART PARKING METERS FOR TOWNSVILLE

Townsville’s current French manufactured parking meters have reached the end of their serviceable life after 12 years.  “Council is managing the city’s parking meters as they do any other asset when it reaches the end of its useful life,” Townsville City Council Infrastructure Services…

AUSTRALIA DAY SCHEDULE

There will be something for everyone at this FREE community event. Kicking off at 6:30am at Jezzine Barracks, make sure you grab your mates, dress up in your best Aussie outfit and get involved in the Aussie Fun Run! Held in conjunction with the Townsville…

SAND REPROFILING TO REINSTATE PUBLIC ACCESS TO MYSTIC SANDS BEACH

The Balgal Beach shoreline will receive a renewed lease on life with beach reprofiling of the coastal area beginning this week. The beach reprofiling works are part of Townsville City Council’s ongoing Shoreline Erosion Management Plan. Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability Committee chairperson Maurie…

TREE POLICY ADOPTED TO PROTECT AND MANAGE TREES IN PUBLIC SPACES

Townsville City Council has formally adopted a Public Tree Management Policy to guide and inform the process around managing trees that form the public tree network. This follows an overwhelmingly positive community consultation period that received over 70 submissions from residents and local organisations. Townsville…

GET STEPPING! NEW CASTLE HILL CONNECTION COMPLETE

Construction of a new walking trail connecting Castle Hill to the central business district is now complete, with locals and tourists encouraged to pull on their walking shoes and experience Townsville’s newest walking track. It is one of three projects completed on Castle Hill…

AUTHOR AND ARTISTS HELPING TOWNSVILLE’S ANIMALS

Four Townsville women have united to help the regions unwanted animals, and teach children the importance of giving back.   Krissy Regan, Debbie Belcastro and Jennifer Hyatt, are hoping their work in a new children’s book, written by Krissy, will help raise awareness and funds…