Townsville North Queensland the events capital of north Queensland
Townsville North Queensland boasts reefs and rainforest, islands and outback, rivers and rainforest, history and heritage – all within a short drive of North Australia’s largest city centre.
Townsville North Queensland is the events capital of northern Queensland. From international entertainment and concerts to national sporting events, the region has delivered world class events.
With a population over 240,000, Townsville North Queensland is a vibrant region. The commercial hub of the region is the city of Townsville which has more than 800 dining outlets, over 1,400 retailing outlets destinations with a focus on being unique to Northern Queensland, over 4,000 accommodation rooms, spectacular and diverse events and entertainment and a wide range of attractions and tours.
Townsville Airport is the centre of aviation in North Queensland with direct connections to and from most major capital cities. Regular rail services and good road access to the region is available. The Port of Townsville services industry and welcomes both domestic and international cruise ships to the region.
A diverse economy provides opportunity to showcase high level industries offering best practice and world leading innovation in health, education, agriculture, energy, defence, resources and tourism.
Townsville Enterprise Convention Bureau is the peak economic development agency and the Regional Tourism Organisation with access to quality speakers, field trips and key industry knowledge across all the industry sectors.