Townsville Region Map

Urban Centres: Townsville


Population: 238,233 (2015 Australian Bureau of Statistics)


Post Codes: 4806 – 4820, 4831 – 4850


Key industries: Food and agribusiness, tropical science and expertise, transport services, mining and resources, education and training.



Townsville has access to world class education facilities, leading edge healthcare, affordable housing, entertainment, dining precincts and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. The city hosts a range of government, community and business headquarters for the northern half of the state, including Lavarack Barracks one of Australia’s major Army bases.

The 13th largest city in Australia is well-connected with an international airport and the biggest cargo and container port in Northern Australia. The Aviation College is also located in the airport.

The region has a diverse economy, with employment opportunities across a variety of industries. Its location, infrastructure and government planning such as the establishment of the State Development Area (SDA) are attracting new industries.


Living in Townsville and North Queensland

 


Images of Townsville and North Queensland

2016 Townsville City Views - Cactus Saloon Rooftop by Megan MacKinnon - Townsville North Queensland, Image Courtesy of Townsville Enterprise
Wallaman Falls, Hinchinbrook - Townsville North Queensland, Image Courtesy of Townsville Enterprise
Relaxing is second nature in North Queensland. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
Strand Water Park - Townsville North Queensland, Image Courtesy of Townsville Enterprise
Townsville City by Megan MacKinnon - Townsville North Queensland, Image Courtesy of Townsville Enterprise
CityLane - Townsville North Queensland, Image Courtesy of Townsville Enterprise
Aerial of the Port of Townsville Image credit: Cameron Laird