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…

STATEMENT FOR CANCELLITON OF ACVC

Townsville City Council shares the community’s disappointment that the organisers of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition (ACVC) cancelled the event, which was to be held from July 16-20. Following a decision by Supercars and the Queensland Government to host a second weekend…

SUPERCARS CONFIRMS 2021 TOWNSVILLE DOUBLEHEADER

Supercars has confirmed today there will be back-to-back weekends of racing in Townsville this month. As was the case in 2020, Reid Park will host a doubleheader of Australia’s top motorsport category on successive weekends. The first event, the NTI Townsville 500 will go ahead…

SUPERCARS LOCKED IN FOR RETURN TO TOWNSVILLE

Townsville’s Reid Park Street Circuit will come alive on Friday with Supercars returning for the NTI Townsville 500 9-11 July. This year’s NTI Townsville 500 will feature three days of on-track action including two 250km Repco Supercars Championship races on Saturday and Sunday respectively. This…

NEW GRAFFITI ACTION PLAN

Townsville City Council is combatting illegal graffiti across the city with the implementation of a new Graffiti Action Plan 2021 - 2024. The plan has four priority areas that will help the Townsville community combat graffiti, including creating a prosocial response to graffiti, using…