Townsville is located on the coastline approximately 1300 km north of our capital city, Brisbane.
Townsville and the immediate North Queensland Region have a population of approximately 236,000, projected to grow to 346,000 by 2031. Townsville embraces 87 new residents each week – with an annual population growth of approximately 2.4%. Townsville was ranked as the seventh fastest and largest growth region in the state between 2010 and 2011.
Providing a relaxed tropical lifestyle that is complemented by all your metropolitan city comforts, no other Australian city boasts the resilience, diversity, lifestyle and economic potential that Townsville and the surrounding North Queensland Region enjoys.Regarded as the second Capital of Queensland and with a population approaching 200,000, Townsville offers a dynamic lifestyle coupled with strong economic prosperity. Townsville is a thriving precinct with access to a variety of dining outlets, unique retailing, spectacular events and entertainment, world class education facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, the Townsville lifestyle is second to none.Underpinned by a diverse economy, Townsville offers employment opportunities across a variety of industries. The Townsville 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 if 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 knowing that their children have access to quality childcare and education facilities with options of over 110 childcare facilities, 41 primary schools and 17 secondary schools.
With over 300 days of sunshine a year, the Townsville North Queensland Region located along Australia’s east coast has an average maximum temperature of 31°C in summer and a comfortable 25°C in the winter months.The average minimum temperatures range between 24°C in summer to 14°C in winter. Average rainfall each year is 1143mm, which mostly occurs in the summer months from December to March