Townsville is the largest city in North Queensland and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state, with a population exceeding 170,000. Located roughly halfway between Brisbane and the tip of Cape York, Townsville is nestled on the shores of Cleveland Bay, alongside the Great Barrier Reef.
Suburbs of Townsville
The majority of suburbs in Townsville are an ideal location to live, 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.
Real estate websites for Townsville
Townsville has both public and private schools for all levels. In Queensland, children under six years of age attend preschool, children from six years onwards attend primary school (years 1-7) and children 12 years and over attend high school (years 8 - 12).
Townsville has 18 high schools and 41 primary schools and offers tertiary education options through the Barrier Reef Institutes of TAFE and James Cook University.
Townsville is also home to the Australian Technical College North Queensland which provides academic courses, business studies and trade training.
For further information visit the Queensland Department of Education.
There are a number of child care facilities in Townsville. The resources below may help you locate the right childcare service for your family.