Townsville is Australia’s 13th largest city and has the greatest population base in Northern Australia. The region holds many opportunities for investment long term on the back of the following;

  • Largest military base, Lavarack Barracks

  • RAAF Base

  • Significant Federal and State government administrative offices

  • Townsville Hospital, Mater Hospital and many other supportive health and social services

  • James Cook University, Central Queensland University, TAFE Queensland, TechNQ

  • Australian Institute of Marine Science


  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

  • Stockland, Dexus and McConaghy Properties

  • Sunmetals Zinc refinery and Glencore Copper refinery

  • Three Bunnings Hardware Stores

  • Eleven McDonald Restaurants

Learn More about Townsville, visit

Townsville City Council

Townsville Enterprise - the peak economic development and destination marketing organisation for the Townsville North Queensland Region.



National Top 10 Best Buys: Aug - Dec 2018

Once again, Townsville is featured in Terry Ryder's National Top 10 Best Buys 2018 Hotspotting Report.  View report below to find out why!

$90M Uni Project Commences - 5th September 2018 - click here

Foreign Student Boom for City - 5th September 2018 - click here

$75M Port Upgrade - 4th September 2018 - click here

Vacancy Rates Fall - 11 August 2018 - click here

Regional Qld Property Markets Back in Business - click here