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Living and Working in the South

The 6 southern Townsville Catholic Education (TCE) schools are situated in the regional towns of Ayr, Home Hill, Collinsville, Bowen and Proserpine - some of North Queensland's most scenic locations.

Burdekin Region

The Burdekin region is home to 3 Catholic Schools and distanced 88kms from the city of Townsville, the regional towns of Ayr and Home Hill are connected by Australia’s longest multi-span bridge known as the ‘Silver Link’. The Burdekin region has a wealth of variety from famous diving wrecks (The SS Yongala), off-coast reef fishing, specialty boutique stores and a Drive in Theatre. 

Interested in the region? Click the links below for more information

Explore the Region                                                Get to know the Burdekin Region
Burdekin Shire Council                                         Tripadvisors Best Things to do in Ayr

Bowen, Collinsville and Proserpine

Townsville Catholic Education has 3 schools that span the Whitsunday region, including the townships of  Airlie Beach, Bowen, Cannonvale, Collinsville and Proserpine. This picturesque region is known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef with at least 74 tranquil islands surrounding the region. The region is home to Australia’s number 1 beach and noted as the 5th best beach in the world.  With direct flights from 3 capital cities across Australia, travelling is made with ease to this beautiful tropical location. 

Teaching in isolated or remote areas offer teaching experiences that are truly immense. Collinsville is one of our locations that offer financial incentives for working in this particular location.

Explore the region in a day!

Collinsville >> Bowen = 58 minutes   |   Bowen >> Proserpine = 48 minutes   |   Proserpine >> Collinsville = 1 hour 39 minutes

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