Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Lucy T. Smith: Botanical Artist


Townsville has once again exported a marvellously talented person into fame through their love for art and the teachings of James Cook University lecturers.

Celebrating Challenges: Jill O’Sullivan


Jill O’Sullivan has always had a passion for art. Jill has spent much of her life learning about art and creating lithographs and technical drawings through printmaking.

Recycling passion spawns artistic excellence

Townsville based artist Alison McDonald, pictured in front of her Jensen Studio ‘Bliss’

With drill in hand and an immense sense of immersion, Alison McDonald draws her seat to her workbench for another day of turning scraps into art.

JCU students join race against extinction

A projection of a breaching humpback whale on the side of the Empire State Building, as shown in Racing Extinction. Credit: Oceanic Preservation Society

Half of the Earth’s oxygen is produced by phytoplankton, and rising acidity in our oceans means our phytoplankton levels are dropping.

Pressure on the Blues to save 2016 Series

Origin Image

Following their 6-4 defeat in Sydney, the NSW Blues will travel to the home of State of Origin, Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, to try and keep the 2016 series alive.

Council Rolls out Black Carpet for Aussie Talent

V8s Work Sandman copy

The Townsville City Council (TCC) is preparing to play host to a convoy of Australian talent at this year’s V8 Supercars races.