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…

ANZAC DAY TOWNSVILLE

The Townsville and Thuringowa RSL sub-branches, in partnership with Council, are finalising plans for Anzac Day commemorations to proceed in their traditional locations following the Queensland Government’s relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. Details of the various Anzac Day commemorations being held across Townsville this year…

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…

COUNCIL’S UPDATED CORPORATE PLAN

Council is seeking community feedback on its new corporate plan which aims to grow Townsville into a globally connected community driven by innovation and lifestyle. Mayor Jenny Hill said the corporate plan included ambitious targets and a future focussed view of growing Townsville…

REGISTER NOW FOR ANZAC DAY PARADES

Defence-affiliated organisations and schools are being urged to register now to participate in this year’s Anzac Day parades. The Townsville and Thuringowa RSL sub-branches, in partnership with the Townsville City Council, are finalising plans for Anzac Day commemorations to proceed in their traditional…

HARMONY WEEK 2021: EVERYONE BELONGS!

Harmony Week 2021 Media Opportunity: 10:30 – 11:30 Friday 19 March 2021 Townsville Intercultural Centre 155 Nathan Street Cranbrook 4814 A Celebration of Harmony Week’s theme - Everyone Belongs Meet and greet community stakeholders who are sharing their views on how to enhance our community race relations…

TOWNSVILLE NAMES ON OF THE WORLD’S TOP SMART CITIES

Townsville has joined the ranks of cities like Moscow, Philadelphia and Belfast after being named one of the SMART21 Communities of 2021 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) for the Intelligent Community Awards Program.   The awards assesses categories like digital equality, provision of air…

TOWNSVILLE CLAIMS TWO SPOTS ON BEST BEACHES LIST

Townsville’s reputation as the premier tropical destination in Northern Australia has been further bolstered taking out the two top gongs in Surf Life Saving Queensland’s best beaches list for this summer.   The Strand and Alma Bay have taken out spot one and two respectively,…

Council to livestream Remembrance Day Commemorative Service

Pay respect to the fallen soldiers of World War I at Townsville City Council’s live-streamed Townsville Remembrance Day Commemorative Service next week. Remembrance Day is a national commemoration of the lives lost in World War I and an occasion to honour all servicemen and…

Indigenous art celebrated as part of NAFA COVID Safe

Delve into the art, music, and culture of Townsville’s Indigenous community when Townsville City Council presents A Celebration of Dance this Saturday. Produced in collaboration with Big Eye Theatre, A Celebration of Dance is a one-night-only performance as part of NAFA COVID Safe. Community and…

Introducing “Pete on the Street”

Stable on the Streets introduces 2020 Mascot ‘Pete on the Street’! Townsville’s Favourite Family Friendly Christmas Event, Stable on the Strand this year presents Stable on the Streets! Stable on the Streets is an invitation for individuals, families, groups, churches, and sponsors to ‘Express Christmas’ in their…