Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland.
With a population of nearly 200,000, it is the largest city in North Queensland and is unofficially considered the capital of the North.
Townsville is the 13th largest city in Australia, and by far the largest population base in Northern Australia.
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.
Townsville is in the dry tropics region of Queensland, adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef and boasts over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville’s lifestyle is second to none.
Popular attractions include “The Strand”, a 2.2km world-class beachfront promenade with tropical beach, waterpark, parks cafe & restaurants; Riverway, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Ross River, Billabong Sanctuary, meet your favorite animals in a tropical bushland setting; Queensland Country Bank Stadium: home to the NRL North Queensland Cowboys, amazing views from Castle Hill, the most prominent landmark of the area and a popular place for exercise; and of course Magnetic Island, with 23 exclusive beaches and bays and two thirds being national park