Welcome to Townsville
Providing a laid back tropical lifestyle that is complemented by capital city comforts, no other Australian city boasts the resilience, diversity, lifestyle and economic potential that the Townsville North Queensland Region enjoys.
Known as the Second Capital of Queensland and with a population of approximately 190,000 people, Townsville offers a dynamic lifestyle coupled with strong economic prosperity. Townsville is a thriving precinct with access to a variety of world class education facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing, unique retailing, spectacular events and entertainment, dining precincts and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville’s lifestyle is second to none.
Underpinned by a diverse economy, Townsville offers employment opportunities across a variety of industries. The Region’s main employment providers include retail trade, health care and social assistance, public administration and safety, manufacturing, education and training and construction.
With a large range of tertiary training and trade training facilities, Townsville offers opportunities for individuals looking to up-skill or change careers. Parents will also have peace of mind with access to quality childcare and schooling facilities with over 110 childcare facilities, 41 primary schools and 17 secondary schools.
As one of Australia’s most liveable cities, Townsville offers an exciting and dynamic lifestyle on North Queensland’s tropical east coast. If you’re considering escaping the congestion of a capital city or relocating for career opportunities, make the move to Townsville.