MOTHER’S DAY MEMORIAL

Join Townsville City Council at Belgian Gardens Cemetery for a special memorial to remember the women in our lives. Take a moment to honour and remember your loved ones by sharing a special memory on the Memorial Tree. Words of reflection will be provided…

COUNCIL GRANTS HELP PROPEL COMMUNITY GROUP PROJECTS

Three groups across the city will be able to dive into projects to help boost involvement in their communities thanks to Townsville City Council grants. Townsville Little Theatre, Townsville Cycle Club, and Rollingstone and District Community Association now have the funds needed to…

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…

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW WATER MAINS- ARCADIA ROAD SET TO START

Townsville City Council’s continued focus on delivering quality services on Magnetic Island will see construction of new water mains on Arcadia Road start next week. The $416,000 project will be delivered by BMD Constructions and will replace aging water pipelines and upgrade connections…

CHILD PROTECTION THE FOCUS FOR ‘MOWER MAN’

Claude ‘The Mower Man’ Harvey isn’t like most 74-year-old men. The Gold Coast-retiree is walking across Australia while pushing a lawn mower to spread awareness of sexual assault against children and to raise money for child protection organisation Bravehearts. He has raised more…

ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR JETTY REFURBISHMENT

A much-loved piece of community infrastructure, the Strand jetty, is set to receive a new lease on life. Townsville City Council will invest around $260,000 undertaking maintenance and ensuring the jetty, which was installed just over 20 years ago, can continue to be a…

ROSS RIVER PIPE REMOVAL TO START NEXT WEEK

A 20-metre length of steel pipe weighing around 25 tonnes that washed on to the banks of the Ross River adjacent to Apex Park during 2019’s unprecedented monsoon is set to be removed.   Townsville City Council has engaged local commercial diving and construction company…

BAYSWATER ROAD UPGRADE TO ENHANCE SAFETY

Townsville City Council is widening and resurfacing a section of Bayswater Road in Mount Louisa to help make the road safer for motorists and other road users.   The works are funded by the Queensland Government’s Works 4 Queensland Round 3 (W4Q3) program.   Council Infrastructure Services…

WATER MAIN UPGRADE FOR HERMIT PARK & HYDE PARK

A more than $1.7 million upgrade of water mains in Hermit Park and Hyde Park is underway now.   Water mains along Yeatman Street, Armstrong Street and Queens Road will all be upgraded as part of the project which is funded by the Queensland Government’s…

ANZAC DAY TOWNSVILLE

The Townsville and Thuringowa RSL sub-branches, in partnership with Council, are finalising plans for Anzac Day commemorations to proceed in their traditional locations following the Queensland Government’s relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. Details of the various Anzac Day commemorations being held across Townsville this year…