The Jezzine Barracks / Kissing Point / Garabarra redevelopment has been a $40 million partnership between Townsville City Council, the Queensland Government and the Australian Government.
The 15-hectare heritage precinct commemorates the military and Aboriginal heritage of the Kissing Point headland through 32 specially commissioned public artworks, extensive interpretive signage and the restoration of significant elements of the Kissing Point Fort complex. Large-scale landscaping works have also opened up the area for public use.
Want to learn more about the public art around Jezzine Barracks? Watch the artist videos available on our YouTube channel.
The redeveloped Jezzine Barracks precinct provides a range of facilities throughout for public use and enjoyment.
- Barbeque Area
- Coastal walkway from The Strand to Rowes Bay
- Observation Deck
- Picnic Shelters
- Toilets including disabled facilities
- Wheelchair access (limited access to some areas)
Download the Jezzine Barracks facilities map (PDF 3.9MB)
|Performing Arts Museum (PAHST)||
February - November|
Wednesday and Sunday
10am - 1pm
Other times on request
(07) 4775 1565|
(07) 4775 3825
|Townsville Arts Society Gallery (TAS)||
Tuesday to Saturday|
10am - 4pm
10am - 1pm
(07) 4771 3484 |
|North Queensland Historical Reenactment Society Inc|
The Kennedy Regiment
|Hut 28||Sunday on occasion||(07) 4779 8307|
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
9am - 1pm
Anzac Day 11am to 2 pm
(07) 4721 1495 |
The Jezzine Barracks redevelopment is a partnership between the Townsville City Council, Queensland Government, Australian Government.
Supporters of Jezzine Redevelopment project
For further information contact council on 13 48 10.
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