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 peaks of 3.86m at 8am on Saturday 27 March, 3.92m at 8:35am on Sunday 28 March, and 3.84m at…

JEZZINE ANTI-HOONING TRIAL STARTS THIS WEEKEND

A trial closure of the upper carpark at Jezzine Barracks aimed at preventing hooning activity will start this weekend. Townsville City Council will install temporary barricades to stop vehicles accessing the car park throughout the day and night over the next four weeks.…

TOWNSVILLE NAMES ON OF THE WORLD’S TOP SMART CITIES

Townsville has joined the ranks of cities like Moscow, Philadelphia and Belfast after being named one of the SMART21 Communities of 2021 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) for the Intelligent Community Awards Program.   The awards assesses categories like digital equality, provision of air…

EXPLORE TOWNSVILLE’S PARKS THIS PARKS WEEK

With 372 parks, 203 playgrounds, 21 off-leash parks and 3 world-class botanic gardens, Parks Week is the perfect opportunity to explore Townsville and enjoy our green spaces. Parks Week is from March 6 until March 14 and provides communities the opportunity to reflect…

GET TO KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY THIS NEIGHBOR DAY

Enter Townsville City Council’s Neighbour Day competition for the chance to win $200 to help you get to know your neighbours better. This year’s Neighbour Day theme is “every day is neighbour day” which is encouraging locals to connect with the people in their…

MOSQUITO NUMBERS ON THE RISE

Mosquito numbers are on the rise following the rain and high tides over the past few months. Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to take precautions against the saltmarsh mosquito with hatchings occurring more regularly. Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability chairperson Maurie…

BE PREPARED FOR ANY WEATHER EVENTUALLY

Townsville City Council is encouraging residents to be prepared for wet weather with a tropical low sitting just off the North Queensland coast. Mayor Jenny Hill said that current predictions show little risk to Townsville, but the community should be prepared in case…

TOWNSVILLE WATER UPDATE

16 February, water quality testing continues to show that Townsville City Council’s efforts to address discoloration of water are working, but the process is ongoing. As announced on Friday, Council has reconfigured water intake levels at Ross River Dam and enhanced treatment processes…

PROCUREMENT MEETINGS

Business owners can now sign up for one-on-one meetings with Townsville City Council’s procurement team to learn about Council’s procurement process. From July last year until January this year Townsville City Council spent $129 million with local businesses, helping to provide jobs to…

BABY RHYME TIME

Join us for a 50-minute session starting off with 30 minutes of play/chat time and StoryBox Library from 10:30 am before we jump into 20 minutes of songs and rhymes and develop your child’s pre-emergent literacy skills from 11 am.   Pick up a mystery…

PICKELBALL TOWNSVILLE

The first time is FREE. $7 for returning players.   Pickleball Townsville offers social play on Sundays from 3 pm - 6 pm.   We also offer social play on Thursday evenings from 5 pm - 7 pm   Pickleball is a fun, low-impact sport that suits all ages and skill…