You are here
Home > Lifestyle

Townsville airline new “canary in the coal mine” for Queensland government

Townsville Travel - Airport

Townsville airline market Townsville’s airline market increased recently thanks to international visitor numbers and Tiger Airlines Melbourne service. The domestic and international markets over the medium term however, have been steadily declining. This is especially so in the aftermath of Tiger Airlines flights being cancelled from Melbourne, Jetstar flights from Bali and

In Like Flynn film from “shaggy bluff sheer like a fortress” of Townsville to Hollywood star

In Like Flynn actor Errol Flynn

A Hollywood legend In Like Flynn might not be the subject most people associate with Townsville real estate, or even the arts and cultural scene in the spiritual capital of the Northern Australian city, but the latest blockbuster movie does feature Australia's greatest Hollywood star. Out now for national release, the feature

Townsville Harbour City Project calling Expression of Interests

Townsville Harbour City precinct

Townsville Harbour City A proposed new multi-million dollar world-class marine science and research building as part of the Townsville Harbour City precinct will be constructed on the banks of Ross Creek at Flinders Street East. The development will replace the existing Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority building if expressions of interest

Townsville North Queensland landmark lookout upgrade approved for drilling

Townsville North Queensland Castle Hill Lookout

Townsville Castle Hill lookout upgrade Townsville North Queensland’s iconic Castle Hill lookout has been given approval by the Townsville City Council to be upgraded in order to accommodate the growing number of tourists and locals using the historical landmark. In the local council’s announcement, Infrastructure Committee Chair Cr Mark Molachino said the

Pool compliance checks aim to pressure landlords and agents: QBCC

Pool compliance - QBCC set to ramp up pool safety checks for landlords and property managers.

Pool compliance becomes enforcement challenge Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a pool compliance crackdown this summer swimming season. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) has launched a campaign this month, focussing on pool safety and compliance. QBCC Commissioner Brett Bassett said

Superstar Neil Diamond is coming to Townsville

Neil Diamond - Rock superstar Neil Diamond on stage playing one of his famous melodies. Photo taken by Peter Hutchins

Neil Diamond melting hearts in Townsville Superstar rock music legend Neil Diamond will commence his 50th Anniversary World Tour in Townsville in 2018, melting the hearts of thousands of Australian fans across North Queensland. Townsville’s 1300SMILES Stadium will host the first of three Neil Diamond concerts in Queensland on March 20 next

Freeing up the huge areas set aside for parking can transform our cities

Parking - Townsville City Flinders Street Mall on street parking

Parking in Townsville City Parking may seem like a “pedestrian” topic (pun intended). However, parking is of increasing importance in metropolitan areas worldwide. On average, motor vehicles are parked 95% of the time. Yet most transport analysis focuses on vehicles when they are moving. Substantial amounts of land and buildings are set aside

This is what our cities need to do to be truely liveable for all

Liveability - Shoppers at Cotters Market in the CBD of Townsville City North Queensland

Urban planners, governments and developers are increasingly interested in making cities “liveable”. But what features contribute to liveability? Which areas in cities are the least and most liveable? The various liveability rankings – where Australia tends to do quite well – don’t provide much useful guidance. This article is one in a series, Healthy

Top