“No other region of comparable size has the connection into the future prosperity of the Australian nation as Townsville.” - Bernard Salt, Leading Australian Economist
Townsville is the 13th largest city in Australia and is home to the largest population base in Northern Australia. With no one industry sector making up more than 15% of the economy, Townsville North Queensland boasts one of regional Australia’s most diverse economies. The region is proud of its economic heritage founded on a strong base of agriculture and resources, Australia’s largest military base, a port boasting a broad-based trade profile and a world class university.
To this foundation the region continues to add growing strengths in industries including tourism, research, and services. There are more than $20B in infrastructure projects underway in the region, coupled with more than 122,000 Ha of on farm irrigated land primed for agriculture, growth in tourism visitation, and more an estimated $720B worth of known unmined resources within the North and Northwest region, Townsville North Queensland is bursting with potential for future growth and development.
Townsville North Queensland is not only the commercial hub of Northern Australia. With 300 days of sunshine, home to the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest, a world class events calendar, affordable housing, short daily commutes, and just a short ferry ride to tropical islands, the region maintains an enviable lifestyle for residents within a stunning natural environment.
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OPPORTUNITY TOWNSVILLE NORTH QUEENSLAND | EDITION 06