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Townsville Marine Tourism development attracts $3.5 million State Government funding

Townsville Marine Tourism Precinct A world class Townsville Marine Tourism Precinct has been given State government funding of $3.5 million. Honeycombes Property Group, in a joint venture with SeaLink, has received the multi-million dollar contribution from the State Government to finalise the funding arrangements for the waterfront development on Ross Creek and

Townsville V8 Supercars secured for another 5 years

Townsville V8 Supercars Secured Townsville V8 Supercars have been secured for the next five years at its Reid Park home after Tourism and Events Queensland inked the new deal with Supercars today. After months of negotiations, the Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones announced the five-year deal has been struck between Tourism

Castle Hill lifestyle development attracts Federal funding  

Castle Hill Concept Plan development to improve the livability and tourism appeal of the City.

Castle Hill Tourist Attraction Castle Hill is Townsville’s iconic landmark. Consultants engaged by the Townsville City Council has identified the hill as an activity activation asset. If developed, it could better retain millennials and local residents seeking a fun lifestyle while attracting more tourist visitors to the floundering economy. The Townsville City

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

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