NEW PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY ON MAGGIE

Construction has started on a new pedestrian pathway which will enhance road safety and better connect Picnic Bay and Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island.  The $835,000 project is being jointly funded by Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government’s Transport and Tourism Connections…

HORSESHOE BAY NOURISHMENT WORKS

A project to replenish sand along the Horseshoe Bay shoreline is underway with more than 5,000 cubic meters being relocated to mitigate the impact of coastal erosion. Townsville City Council Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability Committee chairperson Maurie Soars said the annual sand…

RECOVERY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Travellers from around the world come to the Great Barrier Reef, an Australian World Heritage Area, to explore its extraordinary diversity of animal and plant life. Coral reefs face a growing number of threats, from climate change and storm damage, to sediment and…

SEALINK JUNIOR AFL CARNIVAL 2021

The SeaLink AFL Carnival is an annual event held on Magnetic Island for all clubs in the AFL Townsville region. With u9.5’s & u11.5’s kicking off in Round Robin style at 9 am and presentation at 12noon, the u13.5’s and AFL Masters are…

THE TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN

Outer Limits hosts the Two Bays Trail Run on Magnetic Island, the 3rd run in the Mike Carney ToyotaTrail Run Series 2021. The spectacular run takes you from Nelly Bay to the other side of the Island and finishes at the picture-perfect Arcadia…

MAGNETIC ISLAND RACE WEEK RECEIVES COUNCIL SUPPORT

Magnetic Island Race Week will be back in September with its biggest contingent yet with the support of Townsville City Council. The 2020 event was called off due to COVID-19, however this year’s event has sold out within the first week of registrations…

MAGNETIC ISLAND MARKETS

It's a wonderful way to spend your Sunday morning catching up with friends and exploring the Magentic Island Markets.   Jewelry, clothing, art, food, and an assortment of treasures are all available at the markets.   Enjoy a stroll on the beach or visiting a…

Stinger net installation starts this week

Nets are being rolled out at Townsville beaches this week to mark the start of the stinger season. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said protecting locals and visitors to the city was a priority for Council. “Enjoying our great beaches is part…