Suburb Profiles

Kirwan

Kirwan, Queensland

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Kirwan
TownsvilleQueensland
Population: 20,930
Postcode: 4817
LGA: City of Townsville
State District: Thuringowa
Federal Division: Herbert
Suburbs around Kirwan:
Shaw   Mount Louisa
Bohle Plains Kirwan Cranbrook
Gumlow Condon Thuringowa Central

Kirwan is a suburb of Townsville. Kirwan was Thuringowa's biggest growth centre with numerous fast-expanding housing estates situated in the suburb, before the amalgamation of Townsville and Thuringowa.

Kirwan hosts many activities such as parks, shopping, state and private schools as well as the Riverway complex which has a great deal of entertainment from swimming, BBQ's and family outings to cultural events including an art gallery and night markets.

Kirwan is also well known as the home of the NRL team, the North Queensland Cowboys, and is the site of Dairy Farmers Stadium, formerly Willows Sports Complex, Stockland Stadium and Malanda Stadium.

Coordinates: 19°18?37?S, 146°43?43?E