Townsville City Council

Townsville is located about halfway between the tip of Cape York and Brisbane. Providing a laid back tropical lifestyle that is complemented by capital city comforts, no other Australian city boasts the resilience, diversity, lifestyle and economic potential that the Townsville North Queensland Region enjoys.

Known as the Second Capital of Queensland and with a population of approximately 193,601 people, Townsville offers a dynamic lifestyle coupled with strong economic prosperity. Townsville is a thriving precinct with access to a variety of world class education facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing, unique retailing, spectacular events and entertainment, dining precincts and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville’s lifestyle is second to none.

The Townsville City Council Open Data Portal provides access to Council datasets which will enable academia, community and industry to utilise these datasets to create value-add opportunities.

Additional Info

Field Value
jurisdiction Local Government
spatial_coverage Townsville
telephone 13 48 10