AUSTRALIA DAY: POSTPONEMENTS AND LIVESTREAM

Australia Day activities are being made COVID-safe by Townsville City Council to help reduce community transmission of the virus.  “Townsville is not immune to COVID-19 and we’ve seen a larger number of cases in Townsville in the last few weeks than ever before,” Mayor…

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO SAY “G’DAY NEIGHBOUR”

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to safely check-in on their neighbours as COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the region. Council has made the “G’day Neighbour” postcard available for download for people to drop into letterboxes or email and let their neighbours…

TREE POLICY ADOPTED TO PROTECT AND MANAGE TREES IN PUBLIC SPACES

Townsville City Council has formally adopted a Public Tree Management Policy to guide and inform the process around managing trees that form the public tree network. This follows an overwhelmingly positive community consultation period that received over 70 submissions from residents and local organisations. Townsville…

STABLE AT RIVERWAY SCHOOL LAUNCH

Stable at Riverway 2021 School Launch at Annandale Christian College Stable on the Strand, North Queensland’s Christmas Festival, is celebrating 20 years of bringing the message of Christmas to the city of Townsville. The 2021 event will happen from 18 – 22 December at the…

GET STEPPING! NEW CASTLE HILL CONNECTION COMPLETE

Construction of a new walking trail connecting Castle Hill to the central business district is now complete, with locals and tourists encouraged to pull on their walking shoes and experience Townsville’s newest walking track. It is one of three projects completed on Castle Hill…

POSTPONEMENT OF TROPIC SOUNDS, NAFA PERFORMANCES

COVID lockdowns in southern states have forced the postponement of Tropic Sounds, Pot Pourri and By A Thread in Townsville as part of the North Australian Festival of Arts. Tones and I was set to headline the first Tropic Sounds festival alongside Pierce Brothers…

THE TEN TENORS: CELEBRATING 25 YEARS

The TEN Tenors pack 25 years of fun into one night with a 25th anniversary tour Australia’s premier vocal group The TEN Tenors are bursting back onto stages across Australia this July with a special 25th Anniversary tour - their biggest one ever. Following…

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…

TONES AND I TO TAKE STAGE IN TOWNSVILLE AS PART OF NAFA 2021

Tones and I will headline the new Tropic Sounds concert in Queensland Country Bank Stadium as part of this year’s North Australian Festival of Arts this July. Her performance is just one of the headline NAFA acts announced today, alongside Popcorn Underground, Tim Ferguson…

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…