We've scoured the internet looking for the best resources to help support your transition into Townsville. Below you'll find everything from local news and events, sporting and recreation facilities, public transport options and a wide range of community groups. If you think something is missing please email communications [at] dha.gov.au or dco.communication [at] defence.gov.au with your suggestions.
Welcome to Townsville
ADF members and families in Townsville are invited to come along to our welcome event at Townsville Stadium, Murray Sports Complex on Saturday 23 February 2019. You'll be able to register pets, get information on vehicle registrations and licences and electoral roll changes. You can also visit information stalls for community sporting and recreations groups, employment, recruiting agencies and more. There’s no need to register or to get tickets, just come along!
- Where: Townsville Stadium, Murray Sports Complex, Annandale
- When: Saturday, 23 February 2019, 10.00am-1.00pm
To find out about events for ADF families in Townsville, visit our Eventbrite page. You'll be able to RSVP, add events to your calendar and share with friends.
News and events
Fantasea Cruising Magnetic operates a passenger and vehicle ferry to Magnetic Island.
Sport and recreation
Major sporting teams
DHA has engaged with utility providers to deliver ongoing savings and benefits to Defence members and their families. To view the current offers and savings in your area, visit your Online Services dashboard.
To save money on your bill check out the Energy-Saving Guide for QLD.