Lifestyle & Liveability
Thinking about a tree change not far from the Coast and not sure where to start? Wonder no more! Charters Towers Region is the perfect location to enjoy life and to raise your family.
Our region’s rich history, combined with our pristine wilderness, highly rated schools, diverse range of employment opportunities, affordable housing, fabulous climate and safe family environment makes Charters Towers a lifestyle region of choice.
Charters Towers is a great place to live, work and visit
We are a proud community who enjoy showcasing and celebrating our regions’ country hospitality. Come and see for yourself! We play host to many events that attract people from near and far. Whether it be a signature race day, rodeo, music festival, family fun day, motor racing or annual Show (just to name a few); rest assured there will be something that interests you and your family.
Location, location, location
Charters Towers stands 301 metres above sea level, a position which protects us from the harsh weather elements that frequent our coastal neighbours, even though we are only 90 minutes drive from the coast and the largest city in Northern Australian – Townsville.
Business and employment opportunities for all
Here in the ‘Towers’, a wide range of business and employment opportunities across a diverse range of industry sectors awaits you. We are a prosperous region and we want to share these opportunities with you and your family!
Business is booming with a multitude of projects currently underway and even more in the pipeline.
If you are interested in either bringing your existing business to town or establishing a local business, we have a fabulous selection of quaint heritage listed buildings and new buildings in modern developments for you to choose from.
Council also offers business support by way of mentoring programs to facilitate business start-ups and help business growth. Visit Smart Hub Charters Towers for more information.
We are spoilt for choice when it comes to affordable housing
We have a wide range of properties for you to choose from, with lots of space for you and your family to enjoy. From rural residential lots to apartments, new construction and fixer uppers, there is something to suit every taste.
For those who are seeking an active and fulfilled lifestyle, there is a vast array of clubs, associations and activities for you to join,including; sports, motor racing, arts, theatre and equestrian. The community will welcome you with open arms no matter what you choose to do.
If you don’t believe us, take a minute to listen to those who have already relocated to Charters Towers and hear what they have to say about living in what we consider to be paradise!