One of Townsville's most popular
Kirwan includes parks, shopping, Kirwan State High School and private schools as well as the Riverway complex which has a great deal of entertainment from swimming, barbecues and family outings to cultural events including an art gallery and night markets. Also in the suburb, are a large number of shops, the Willows Shopping Centre, and Cannon Park, which houses several restaurants, a cinema, and a military memorial in the form of a WWII era cannon, dedicated to the 18 servicemen lost when two Blackhawk helicopters collided on a night exercise in 1996, on the Hervey Range, nearby.
Kirwan is also well known as the home of the NRL team, the North Queensland Cowboys, and is the site of 1300 Smiles Stadium, and the Brother's League Club.
Approximate Size: 12 square kilometres
Average property Value: $320,000
Approximate Population: 23,000
Local School Catchment
Pre-Schools: Mary Mackillop Child Care Centre, Riverview Play Centre, Goodstart Early Learning Centre (2 locations)
Primary Schools: Ryan Catholic College Ryan Campus and Junior Campus, The Willows State School, Kirwan Primary School
Secondary Schools: Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan State School
Shopping Centres: Willows Shopping Centre, Golf Links Drive corner shops and other corner shops
Data as of August 2017 - Aquired from RPData & Onthehouse.