Why Townsville


Basking in more than 300 days of sunshine each year and surrounded by a myriad of natural wonders, Townsville is the perfect place to take your next career step.


Townsville is home to two universities (James Cook University and Central Queensland University) and a number of nationally ranked primary and high schools.


A smart and connected city, Townsville is building partnerships with industry and around the globe to build a city for the future.

Sporting & Arts Community

The home of the North Queensland Cowboys and JCU Townsville Fire, Townsville has something for everyone, offering the annual V8s carnival, North Australian Festival of Arts, Groovin the Moo and many other sporting, cultural and music events.

For more information, read Living in Townsville.