EDIFY’S LANSDOWN GREEN HYDROGEN GETS GREEN LIGHT

The development of the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct has achieved a new milestone today with Townsville City Council formally approving the first development application over land within the precinct. Edify Energy proposes to build and operate an up to 1 GW green hydrogen production plant…

TOWNSVILLE EATS – RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION

Celebrate Townsville hosting the Rugby Championship with an afternoon of food and entertainment in the heart of the city. Townsville City Council and Flinders Street traders will team up to present Townsville Eats – Rugby Championship Edition on Saturday 25 September from 1:30…

FOGO TRIAL LAUCH AS PARTICIPATINS RECIEVE BINS

Residents in Idalia, Heatley, Vincent and Burdell are receiving their new lime-green lidded bins ahead of the food organic and garden organic (FOGO) trial commencing in October. Households in Idalia and Burdell will trial using the bins for both food and garden organics…

RIVERWAY MOVIE NIGHT SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2

Take a peek into what pets do when you’re not home with a free screening of Pixar’s Secret Life of Pets 2 at Riverway Stadium this Friday. The family film is the first scheduled for Riverway Movie Nights, which Townsville City Council is bringing back…

EYES TURN TO TOWNSVILLE FOR RUGBY WORLD CUP 2021

Townsville is ready to stand centre stage as one billion eyes around the globe set sight on the city for the 2021 Rugby Championship.  Townsville City Council is welcoming the blockbuster event to the city for its first-ever test matches when the current World…

PROPOSED CHANGES TO ANIMAL MANAGEMENT LAWS

A review into animal management in Townsville has been completed with Townsville City Council proposing changes to better protect the community, the environment, and pets with irresponsible owners. The amendments have been recommended in a committee meeting today and will go to Full…

LOCAL BUSINESS TO OPEN IN TUMBEITN LODGE

Tumbetin Lodge has been given a new lease on life with a local business taking up residence in one of Townsville’s most beautiful historic buildings. Absolute Cravings will open in Tumbetin Lodge after a refurbishment of the building which includes the installation of…

PALUMA DAM SPILLWAY ENHANCEMENT BEGINS

The Paluma Dam spillway will get a $1.2 million enhancement ahead of the wet season with construction of a new protective slab beginning this week. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the project would improve the safety of the Paluma Dam spillway, ensuring it…

INDUST BRIEFING ON PIPELINE PROJECT

Townsville City Council will host a briefing for contractors, suppliers and consultants on the upcoming duplication of the pipeline between the Ross River Dam and the Douglas Water Treatment plant. The web-based briefing will be held on 15 September, with those interested in attending encouraged…

COUNCIL GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR FIRST HIVE DEVELOPMENT

Townsville City Council has approved the application for the first stage of the Hive development opposite Reef HQ at 1 Flinders Street, in the central business district. Deputy Mayor and chairperson of Council’s Planning and Development Committee, Cr Mark Molachino, said the development…

PERC TUCKER REGIONAL GALLERY CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERESERY

North Queensland’s oldest gallery is marking its 40th birthday with the new exhibition Journey Through Images. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the exhibition shared unique stories through the people, places and artworks of our community. “Celebrating 40 years of Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is a…