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The city is strategically positioned as a destination for business, investment, study, sport, events, tourism and lifestyle. Warm & sunny throughout the year, the Gold Coast has access to two international airports (Gold Coast International and Brisbane International) plus a range of universities including Griffith University and Bond University & private and public secondary and primary schools. Stretching along 57 kilometres of coastline, the Gold Coast is home to over half a million locals, the city’s beautiful beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, tourist attractions and scenery make it a premier city for individuals looking for the best lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for shopping, accommodation, theme parks, restaurants or natural attractions, Gold Coast has it all.
From humble beginnings as a country town, Brisbane has blossomed into a bustling city and the capital of Queensland. Now a modern city, Brisbane is often referred to as the ‘river city’ and offers a prolific arts scene, acclaimed dining options, all based around the weaving Brisbane River banks. City residents enjoy inner city house and apartment living with the city’s metropolitan area populated by 2.3 million people. The city is a gateway for visitors to the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast and has large cultural and sporting events including World Expo 88, Goodwill Games in 2001 and the G-20 Summit in 2014.
The Sunshine Coast offers pristine beaches, freshwater rivers and lakes, subtropical forests and warm sunshine year-round. As the third most populated area in Queensland, the Sunshine Coast is located north of Brisbane and has an estimated population of 250,000. The area encompasses Caloundra, Kawana Waters, Maroochydore, Noosa Heads, Nambour and Maleny as well as the Glasshouse Mountains. Popular with tourists for the iconic Australia Zoo, UnderWater World and The Big Pineapple, the Sunshine Coast is also home to a two universities (University of Sunshine Coast & Central Queensland University) and a wide range of schools, TAFE, training colleges as well as private and public primary and secondary schools.
Adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef and located in the dry tropics region of Queensland, Townville is Australia’s largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast and has a population of almost 200,000 residents. Popular attractions include The Strand, a long tropical beach and garden strip, tropical aquarium Reef HQ and neighbouring tourist attraction Magnetic Island.
A major city on the east coast of far north Queensland, Cairns is surrounded by the Atherton Tableland region & the Daintree Rainforest and has an estimated population of 150,000 inhabitants. Popular for tourists visiting the Great Barrier Reef, the town experiences a tropical climate and has a thriving central business district and domestic airport. Cairns is renowned for its relaxed, tropical climate and laid back ambience.
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