WORKING IN TOWNSVILLE
North Queensland has one of the fastest growing economic regions in Queensland and its capital, Townsville, has one of the fastest growth rates in Australia.
With the idyllic paradise of Magnetic Island right on the doorstep, it’s not hard to see why people are attracted to Townsville.
Residents love North Queensland’s lifestyle. The region combines the lure of the tropics and the world famous Great Barrier Reef with the cultural and service benefits of living in a thriving metropolis.
Townsville has continued to evolve without losing its laidback and vibrant lifestyle. Shorts and t-shirts are the core of the local wardrobe. Little wonder considering the residents enjoy 300 days of sunshine each year.
With low unemployment rates, career opportunities throughout our diverse economic sectors and a great way of life, you can truly have it all in North Queensland. Already home to 220,000 residents, the Townsville and surrounding North Queensland region’s population is projected to exceed 317,000 by 2031.