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Townsville City Council

Mar 04, 2021
Push for City Deal cash for Lansdown precinct

Push for City Deal cash for Lansdown precinct

The State Government and Townsville City Council are pushing for the Federal Government to back the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct with City Deal money. Speaking in Townsville today, Deputy Premier and State Development Minister Steven Miles said it was the top priority for the $195 million in City Deal funds available. “The precinct will be Australia’s… ...

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Dec 13, 2020
Restrictions continue as Townsville reservoirs fill

Restrictions continue as Townsville reservoirs fill

Townsville City Council continues to call on residents and commercial water users to limit water use to emergency use only. Council staff and contractors have worked through the night to undertake further works to restore the pipeline to the Douglas Water Treatment Plant. Pumping at the treatment plant overnight and during today (Sunday 13 December)… ...

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Dec 12, 2020
Urgent repairs on key  Townsville water line

Urgent repairs on key Townsville water line

Townsville City Council is working to repair a ruptured 1.3m diameter pipe which supplies the Douglas Water Treatment Plant, the city’s primary water treatment facility. Major water restrictions are in force today (Saturday, December 12) for Townsville and Magnetic Island residents and business owners as a result of the fault. Council alerts urge people to… ...

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Oct 13, 2020
Industry briefing on next stage of Haughton pipeline

Industry briefing on next stage of Haughton pipeline

Townsville City Council will host industry briefing sessions on the second stage of the Haughton pipeline project on Friday, October 23. Stage 2 will see the existing pipeline extended from the Haughton River to the Burdekin River near Clare and will include about 33km of pipe as well as the construction of a new pump… ...

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Sep 23, 2020
Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Townsville City Council says local businesses have benefited from more than $270 million in council spending over the last six months. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, almost 82 per cent of the council’s procurement spend has been on small, medium, and large local businesses. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the council… ...

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Aug 13, 2020
Townsville takes a 3D view for development

Townsville takes a 3D view for development

Townsville City Council has created three-dimensional maps of the CBD, Strand, South Townsville and West End in a move expected to make the development application process easier. The 3D modelling was carried out after the council secured $77,000 through the Queensland Government’s Innovation and Improvement Fund. Mayor Jenny Hill said it would assist with decision-making… ...

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Jul 29, 2020
Bottler of an idea for road building

Bottler of an idea for road building

From beer bottles to road building – glass is going to good use in Townsville. Townsville City Council is recycling the equivalent of 2.3 million glass bottles (or 480 tonnes of glass) and about 720 tonnes of crushed concrete in a $1 million road project at Stuart.  The council is upgrading Vantassel St and Zinc… ...

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Jul 28, 2020
Townsville strategy targets Defence growth

Townsville strategy targets Defence growth

A new strategy aims to position Townsville and North Queensland to make the most of Defence development over the next decade. Townsville City Council today adopted the Townsville North Queensland Defence Strategy 2020-2030. “For the first time the region has a well-structured unified strategy to guide logical and meaningful engagement around Defence investment in North… ...

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Jul 28, 2020
Help shine a light on Townsville’s attractions

Help shine a light on Townsville’s attractions

Townsville residents have just days left to submit their video in a competition encouraging locals to celebrate their favourite spots in the region. ‘This & So Much More Outside Your Door’ is the name of the competition and entries close 5pm on Friday, July 31. Those willing to get behind the lens will go in… ...

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