NORTH QUEENSLAND SPORTFISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The North Queensland Sportfishing Championships "NQ Champs" is an equal opportunity, family-friendly sportfishing event catering for male, female and junior anglers. Participants are invited from sportfishing clubs across Queensland to come together, compete, socialise and experience what Hinchinbrook has to offer. The event…

QUEENSLAND TO REOPEN TO ALL OF NSW

Queensland will reopen to all of New South Wales at 1 am on Monday, 1 February. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said authorities were working overtime to ensure a smooth border re-opening from next week. “It has been a really, really long haul and it…

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…

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…

Queensland Border Restrictions

Queensland puts restrictions on Sydney travelers Queensland has today declared the greater Sydney area a COVID-19 hotspot, following increasing cases across the NSW capital. Today, 34 (31 new plus three previously declared) local government areas have been declared hotspots by the Chief Health Officer Dr.…

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…

Townsville signs on as first North Queensland Welcoming City

Townsville is now the 40th Welcoming City in the country.   Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has signed on to the Welcoming Cities program, which helps councils and communities become more inclusive of all newcomers to the city.   Townsville’s strong liveability attributes make the city an…

Locals Invited to get Involved with the Northern Fringe

The North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) is fast approaching in July and with it comes Townsville’s first ever Fringe Festival, the Northern Fringe. Featuring live acts, music, comedy, cabaret and more, the Northern Fringe will be an inclusive and organic festival hosted in…