Arts and Recreation Services

Categories Arts and Recreation Services

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music is held annually in early August. This benchmark cultural event attracts people from across Australia and overseas and delivers significant economic impact to the region.


Dancenorth is a contemporary dance company based in Townsville Tropical North Queensland. An epicenter for artistic exchange and collaboration Dancenorth balances a dynamic regional presence with a commitment to creating bold adventurous and critically acclaimed contemporary dance. Dancenorth delivers an ambitious and far-reaching program including the creation and presentation of new work national and international touring professional development.


We propose to construct and operate and multi user driver education and motoring facility servicing Townsville and the wider NQ community. Located at Woodstock 35min drive south of Townsville just off the Flinders Highway. Our current priority is securing government funding for this important piece community infrastructure.

McDonalds Townsville Running Festival

The McDonald's Townsville Running Festival is a regional event with its own vibe feel and unique welcoming allure yet the certified racecourses new race HQ at Jezzine Barracks and professionalism of the event coordinators bring a product on par if not raising the bar for major national events and a definite appeal for "race-chasers" and race hardened running purists alike.

Museum of Tropical Queensland

The Museum of Tropical Queensland is the only branch of the Queensland Museum north of Brisbane. On Flinders Street in Townsville our iconic building looks across Ross Creek in the city. Our focus is on researching and interpreting the cultural and natural heritage of tropical Queensland.

North Queensland Cowboys

The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and the Cowboys Community Foundation work in partnership with our community to deliver programs that play an important role in building a healthy and inclusive North Queensland.

Reef HQ Aquarium

Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is the world's largest living coral reef aquarium and the Australian Government's national education centre for the Great Barrier Reef. Reef HQ provides the most outstanding Great Barrier Reef experience through education inspiration and entertainment. Reef HQ achieves this by providing world class living exhibits complemented by thematic and interactive educational experiences which raise awareness and encourage behaviour change to help protect the Reef.

Tors Drive-In Cinema

Tors Drive-In Cinema in Charters Towers has been operating continuously since 1966 offering a magical night of movies and special memories. Tors offers 2 movies for less than the price of 1 at other cinemas on the biggest screen around. Their cafeteria has a delicious menu with the best chips and burgers in town. Visit our Facebook page for all the latest information like and follow our page.

Townsville Sailing Club

The Townsville Sailing Club was started on 21st October 1895 when a group met together at Picnic Bay and agreed to form the Club. The Townsville Sailing Club has been operating under one name or another since then. While the name has changed over the years, the chief activity remains the same. It has provided a healthy outdoor challenging sport for children and adults alike and given families an activity to enjoy together. It has trained many national champions in sailboat racing but more importantly has built the character and self-esteem of generations of Townsville's young adults.

Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre

The venue for all entertainment Families Group events Children's parties and Corporate functions. 24 Bowling Lanes Licensed Cafe Arcade area 6 glass backed squash courts Dodgems and children's play area (coming soon).

Tropics Golf Club

Tropics Golf Club in Townsville is located only 15 minutes from the city. Tropics is an 18 Hole Championship Course and has hosted many exclusive PGA Events including the Queensland Masters (part of the former Von Nida Tour) and the Australian Legends Classic (part of the Australian Legends Tour). The course prides itself on its excellent presentation of fairways, rough, bunkers and greens. The abundance of wildlife and the chance to follow in the footsteps of the professionals help to ensure Tropics Golf Club is a memorable golf experience. Furthermore reasonable prices, quality service and an interesting layout combine to make Tropics Golf Club a course worth experiencing.

Umbrella Studio contemporary arts

Recognised as a national leader in community-based contemporary visual arts; Umbrella Studio Association Incorporated is an inclusive not-for-profit members based exhibition and studio space which drives innovation invites experimentation encourages excellence and inspires appreciation for contemporary visual arts in North Queensland and beyond.

United Martial Arts and Fitness

Activities for the whole family. United Martial Arts and Fitness offers free self-defence classes for women Street Edge Krav Maga Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Kickboxing/Boxing Wing Chun Kung Fu - Bruce Lee trained in it so can you! - Thump Boxing Cage Fitness. Our children's programs are supported by the Ultimate Character Development System Powerful Words the ONLY licensed school in Townsville. Our programs are perfect for all ages and fitness levels. Visit

V8 Supercar Events Townsville

The V8 Supercars Championship is widely regarded as one of the best and most entertaining motorsport categories in the world. It is the third most attended and fourth most watched sport in Australia; and growing at a rapid pace.V8 Supercars continues to evolve driven by the passion of our fans as well as the strong desire to continue to grow. Our truly national footprint covers the entire country with races in each state and the Northern Territory across the year.

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