Council Welcomes the Help of Good Samaritans

Not-for-profit organisation, Samaritan’s Purse, is working with recovery teams to help uninsured Townsville residents recover from the flood. The organisation has joined other groups assisting on the ground as the clean-up efforts continue. Local Recovery and Resilience Group Chair Deputy Mayor Les Walker…

Free Dumping to Finish This Weekend

Townsville City Council has recorded nearly 22,000 tonnes of waste dumped at all facilities as part of the flood recovery with free dumping finishing on Sunday 3 March. Council crews are moving through the worst impacted areas of the city to finalise the…

Volunteers Support Flood-Affected Residents

Volunteers have visited almost 13,000 homes in flood-affected suburbs to check on the wellbeing of residents. Youth With A Mission (YWAM) is working with Townsville City Council, the combined churches and 99.9 Live FM to speak with residents and hear how they are…

Economic experts planning city’s long-term recovery

The city’s long-term economic recovery planning and lobbying for critical job-creating projects is already being undertaken by a group of experts. Team Townsville has economic forecasters and policy specialists formulating a long-term recovery plan to ensure the city has the skilled workers to…