Welcome to Townsville

Townsville is a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics and the Queensland outback. Living here you will enjoy alfresco dining, Federation-style architecture and boutique shopping alongside the cool ocean breeze and coastal vibe. With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, Magnetic Island eight kilometres offshore and World Heritage-listed national parks, Townsville is home to some spectacular natural landscapes and attractions.
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Suburbs of Townsville

Townsville offers a range of suburbs that are ideal to live in, from the family suburbs of Kirwan and Annandale to apartment-style living in the cosmopolitan city centre. The housing styles range from traditional Queenslanders to contemporary rendered low-set homes.

QLD Public Holidays

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Population

Approximately 171,824.
Sourced from www.abs.gov.au

Major Attractions

The Strand, Castle Hill, Jezzine Barracks, Billabong Sanctuary, Riverway, Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Army Museum North Queensland 

Local Council

www.townsville.qld.gov.au

Current weather

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