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…

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…

PROGRAM PAINTING WORKS

As part of Council’s Program Building Maintenance, Council is pleased to announce that local contractor Cavallaro Painting has been awarded the contract to paint a range of Council’s public facilities within the Hinchinbrook Shire. The following facilities are included in the Program Painting…

COUNCIL GRANTS HELP PROPEL COMMUNITY GROUP PROJECTS

Three groups across the city will be able to dive into projects to help boost involvement in their communities thanks to Townsville City Council grants. Townsville Little Theatre, Townsville Cycle Club, and Rollingstone and District Community Association now have the funds needed to…

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…

GET TO KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY THIS NEIGHBOR DAY

Enter Townsville City Council’s Neighbour Day competition for the chance to win $200 to help you get to know your neighbours better. This year’s Neighbour Day theme is “every day is neighbour day” which is encouraging locals to connect with the people in their…

GET HANDS-ON TO CELEBRATE WORLD WETLANDS DAY

Try your hand at water bug sampling or go on a waterway treasure hunt this week as Townsville City Council celebrates the 50th World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day marks the anniversary of the Convention of Wetlands in Iran on February 2 1971. This…

TOWNSVILLE=ONE OF THE STRONGEST RECYCLING COMMUNITIES IN QLD

Media Release Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Youth Affairs The Honourable Meaghan Scanlon Townsville businesses can-ing the fight against plastic Townsville leads the charge as one of the strongest recycling communities in Queensland with…

Community living reimagined by Townsville student

An Oonoonba State School student has won top honors in a state-wide competition that encouraged students to create and plan their perfect community.   Grade 3 student Victor Jensen has recently presented a $2,500 cheque by Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill for his winning entry in…

Mountain Bike Strategy

Have your say for mountain bike strategy Mountain biking enthusiasts and nature lovers are being asked for their input as the city plans for dedicated mountain bike trails across the Townsville region. The Mountain Bike Strategy Survey is the first stage in preparing a strategy…