Townsville employs a project environment officer. In
so doing, the city becomes one of the first Australian Local Governments
to have such a position.
The city holds community Workshops on Conservation Issues and requirements
with results to be feed into Planning Scheme
RIKES report released - Rapid Identification of Key Environmental Sites
Report is a compilaton of the results of the community workshops held
Island Management Plan in partnership with GBRMPA
Council of the time agrees
to send an elected representative to local Landcare (Townsville Thuringowa
Landcare Association formed following a public meeting)
joins National Landcare Advisory Committee (NLAC)
Townsville City Council
Launches Environmental Conservation Strategy
View the Living Today for Tomorrow Report
Castle Hill Management Plan produced to provide vision and management
for the "Hill"
TCC inaugurates Environmental Planning Unit with a Manager and two Environment
Department of Planning, and Townsville City Council collaborate to produce
Coastal Urban Impacts Study
Townsville and Thuringowa Councils give their support to Community
Natural Resources Management Strategy development.
City is a Banksia Finalist - Waterways and Coastal.
Townsville Environment 2000 Celebrating World Environment Day
promises State of Environment Report.
of its commitment to ecologically sustainable development to protect
biodiversity, the next Council would:
Townsville's first State of the Environment Report. This will
inform the community of a range of environmental issues affecting
the city. It will involve processes of selecting and applying
environmental indicators which will report human impact on our
natural environment. After the initial report regular updates
will be undertaken.
Cities second Banksia
Finalist - Government/NGOs Leading by Example category for Councils Environmental
Management programs and activities.
Australia's premier national Environmental Awards. Council competed with
fellow finalists Olympic Landcare and the Sustainable Energy Authority
Strand Winner of the Clean
Beach Award for Collex Resource Conservation and Waste Management
The inaugural Townsville State of Environment report is launched.