TOWNSVILLE READY TO HOST HISTORIC STATE OF ORIGIN GAME

Townsville City Council is ready to celebrate North Australia’s first ever State of Origin. Flinders Street will become the Caxton Street of the north with live music, roving entertainment, food and drink and live screens to watch the game. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the…

NEW CREATIVE STUDIO UNLOCKS TOWNSVILLE MAKERS’ POTENTIAL

Aitkenvale City Library is attracting filmmakers, podcasters, recording musicians and artists with its new free Creative Studio which provides access to state of the art equipment to bring creativity to life. Creatives who want to develop their digital skills, make products, and collaborate…

QUICK NIP, TUCK FOR GRAND OLD DAME OF CBD

The historic Victoria Bridge is set for a makeover, with work starting next week to replace sections of the deck on the 132-year-old bridge. Townsville City Council Infrastructure Services Committee chairperson Kurt Rehbein said Council was committed to ensuring the city’s community assets…

CBD PARKING FREE ON STADIUM EVENT DAYS

Parking in the Townsville CBD will be free from 2pm this Thursday when the North Queensland Cowboys take on the Newcastle Knights at Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Townsville City Council makes all on-street CBD parking free from 2pm on stadium event days to…

ROAD RECONSTRUCTION TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO POPULAR PRECINCT

Council’s focus on improving infrastructure across Townsville is continuing with a project to reconstruct two streets in Currajong beginning next week. Illuka and Palara streets are in a mostly residential area and provide access to the popular Warrina Precinct – home to Otto’s…

CITY STREET EATS

ENJOY A CELEBRATION OF FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE HEART OF THE CBD. Join Townsville City Council for City Street Eats this Saturday 8 May. From 3 pm enjoy a street party, celebration of food and entertainment in the heart of the CBD. Located in…

The Strand Water Park to Re-Open 5 September @9am

With daytime temperatures starting to rise, Townsville residents will be able to cool off and have fun once again at one of the city’s most popular aquatic destinations.   The much-loved Strand Water Park will re-open at 9 am tomorrow after extensive repairs, in time…

Townsville City Council is Urging Residents to Check-in

Council has developed a G’day Neighbour postcard for people to drop into letterboxes and let their neighbours know they’re thinking of them and available to help with things such as picking up groceries, walking their dog or posting mail. A Council spokesperson said the…

Townsville City Council Venues to Close

Townsville City Council has made the decision to close its CityLibraries, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, community centres and venues and its customer service centre walk-in service at 103 Walker Street as it works to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Council…

Events Postponed or Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Townsville City Council is advancing preparations to slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) by postponing and cancelling local events. The decision comes on the back of the advice from the Federal Government for non-essential mass gatherings of over 500 people to be…