COUNCIL CHANGES LIGHT TO HELP BABY TURTLES GET OUT TO SEA

Turtle hatchlings on Magnetic Island will now have a better chance of reaching the ocean with Townsville City Council changing a street light near a nesting beach to a warm-coloured LED light. Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability Committee chairperson Maurie Soars said the new street…

Residents Encouraged to take Precautions Ahead of King Tides

Townsville is expecting another round of king tides this month and residents in low-lying areas are being encouraged to take precautions. King tides are expected this week - reaching its highest peak of 3.9m tomorrow evening at around 11.38pm. Community Health and Environment Committee Chair Cr…