KING TIDES EXPECTED THIS WEEK

Townsville City Council is urging residents in low-lying areas to prepare their properties ahead of the expected king tides. The tides are predicted to reach a peak of 3.86m at 8:30am on Wednesday 10 February, and 3.84m at 9am on Thursday 11 February.…

GET HANDS-ON TO CELEBRATE WORLD WETLANDS DAY

Try your hand at water bug sampling or go on a waterway treasure hunt this week as Townsville City Council celebrates the 50th World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day marks the anniversary of the Convention of Wetlands in Iran on February 2 1971. This…

TOWNSVILLE TURNS BLUE AND ORANGE FOR WORLD CANCER DAY

Iconic Townsville landmarks will light up orange and blue to mark World Cancer Day next Thursday, February 4. World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise awareness of and improve education about cancer. Deputy Mayor Mark…

TOWNSVILLE=ONE OF THE STRONGEST RECYCLING COMMUNITIES IN QLD

Media Release Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Youth Affairs The Honourable Meaghan Scanlon Townsville businesses can-ing the fight against plastic Townsville leads the charge as one of the strongest recycling communities in Queensland with…

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

Townsville locals awarded for community work Seven community-minded Townsville locals have had their hard work recognised at today’s Australia Day Awards. Mayor Jenny Hill presented the recipients with their awards at Jezzine Barracks this morning as part of Townsville City Council’s Australia Day celebrations. …

Mayor’s Christmas Appeal launches to help locals in need

Local can help locals with ease this festive season with the new-look Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. Townsville City Council has revamped the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal to help make it simpler to donate directly to local community organisations that are making a difference across the city. Mayor…

Council to livestream Remembrance Day Commemorative Service

Pay respect to the fallen soldiers of World War I at Townsville City Council’s live-streamed Townsville Remembrance Day Commemorative Service next week. Remembrance Day is a national commemoration of the lives lost in World War I and an occasion to honour all servicemen and…

Indigenous art celebrated as part of NAFA COVID Safe

Delve into the art, music, and culture of Townsville’s Indigenous community when Townsville City Council presents A Celebration of Dance this Saturday. Produced in collaboration with Big Eye Theatre, A Celebration of Dance is a one-night-only performance as part of NAFA COVID Safe. Community and…

Flinders Lane open to the community this Sunday!

Construction on a brand new Melbourne-esque laneway in Townsville’s CBD is complete and open to the community from this Sunday. Flinders Lane, which has been delivered in partnership with Martin Locke Constructions, links the central business district to the Bus Hub, Queensland Country Bank…

AFL Grand Final on the big screen at Riverway Stadium

Football fanatics and families alike will be able to enjoy a big-screen viewing of the AFL Grand Final at Riverway Stadium this weekend. Townsville City Council and AFL – with the support of the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland – are hosting…

Introducing “Pete on the Street”

Stable on the Streets introduces 2020 Mascot ‘Pete on the Street’! Townsville’s Favourite Family Friendly Christmas Event, Stable on the Strand this year presents Stable on the Streets! Stable on the Streets is an invitation for individuals, families, groups, churches, and sponsors to ‘Express Christmas’ in their…

Australian-First Memorial Unveiled

AUSTRALIA’S first Cor Infinitus memorial has been unveiled today (10 September) at Townsville’s Anzac Park. The memorial was created as part of a new national initiative created by Kevin Humphreys to pay respect to veterans lost to suicide after serving their country. Mr. Humphreys said he hoped…