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Townsville region

Townsville local government area is home to over 80 suburbs and localities. Take the next step in your career within one of many areas including human resources, engineering, planning and development, tourism, communications, and more.

The Townsville local government area includes 43 urban suburbs in addition to 38 rural suburbs, 12 northern beaches suburbs and 5 island suburbs. Home to over 190,000 residents, the region is famed for its access to the Great Barrier Reef. Townsville is a vibrant, liveable and innovative city with many varied job opportunities available in local government.

With diversity aplenty, there is a local government role to suit everyone. Working with council may allow you to contribute to the preservation of its World-Heritage listed national park, assist with planning and infrastructure for its strong solar industry, or make your mark in growing tourism within the region. 

Enjoy a healthy work/life balance with the many benefits that a job at council can offer.

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