Moving to Townsville

Grace Removals are the trusted removalists when relocating to the Northern Queensland city of Townsville. The friendly local team forms part of Grace’s 40 Australasian branches, allowing Grace to move you locally, interstate or internationally with ease. We are the experts in stress-free relocations with a wide variety of services to provide you with peace of mind including packing, delivery, home cleaning and storage solutions. Our friendly Moving Consultants are here to tailor a relocation service catering to your needs.

Townsville

Townsville cityTownsville is Australia’s largest urban center north of the Sunshine Coast and the unofficial capital of North Queensland. One of Townsville’s biggest draw cards is its close proximity to the world famous Great Barrier Reef attracting thousands of tourist each year. Local activities include walking along The Strand (beach and garden strip), exploring the boutique shops in the main street, visiting Magnetic Island with its luscious national parks, catching a show at the Townsville Civic Theater and make sure to be in town each July for the Australian Festival of Chamber Music.

Educational institutions

Perth SchoolsTownsville has over sixty public and private schools including Australia’s oldest mainland co-educatuional school, Townsville Grammar School. The Queensland educational system is made up of Prep, Primary and Secondery schooling. Tertiary education in Townsville consists of James Cook University and Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE.

Getting around

Townsville trafficSunbus is the only public transport on offer in Townsville, offering many services and routes around the city. The most popular form of transport is via private car, proving to be convenient in the city of Townsville. The Bruce Highway connects Townsville to the other major cities in Queensland. Townsville also has an international airport, making it easy and accessible to travel national and international.

Hospitals

Darwin HospitalsTownsville has one public hospital and one private day surgery. The Townsville Hospital (TTH) is a tertiary referral hospital caring for a wide range of patients from across North Queensland. The TTH services include cardiac, obstetric, gynaecological, paediatric, neurosurgical, cancer, mental health and intensive care. Alternative private hospital options would require travel to Cairns or Brisbane.