Townsville

Dentistry, Pharmacy and Medicine students study and/or do their clinical placements in Townsville.

The  Townsville clinical school is the primary support point for placements and clinical training for students in MBBS years, 4,5,6 and Physician Assistant Year 3.

Basking in more than 300 days of sunshine each year and surrounded by a myriad of natural wonders, Townsville is a nature lover’s paradise. Ideal for families, couples and friends to explore tropical islands, wetlands, the Great Barrier Reef, wet tropics rainforests and a glorious beachfront. Townsville offers you a diverse range of historical, military, outback, island, active and tranquil experiencesAerial view of Townsville from Mount Stuart

Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. It is in the dry tropics region of Queensland, adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef. Townsville is Australia's largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast. Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland by locals, Townsville hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the northern half of the state.

Townsville is Australia’s largest tropical city with a population of around 190,000. It’s a thriving coastal city and port, and a stepping-off point for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. The resort regions of the Whitsunday Islands and Mission Beach are within easy reach, as are historic outback towns such as Charters Towers.The Strand

Popular attractions include "The Strand", a long tropical beach and garden strip; Riverway, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Ross River; Reef HQ, a large tropical aquarium holding many of the Great Barrier Reef's native flora and fauna; the Museum of Tropical Queensland, built around a display of relics from the sunken British warship HMS Pandora; Castle Hill, the most prominent landmark of the area and a popular fitness destination; The Townsville Sports Reserve; and Magnetic Island, a large neighbouring island, the vast majority of which is national park.

Things to see and do in Townsville

Photo above right: Townsville. By Timo Sippala [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons
Photo bottom left: The Strand. By Hector Garcia [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons