Townsville Housing Our Troops

Join us on 23 May to discover how the recent Defence Strategic Review and the implementation of defence projects are set to bring unprecedented housing demand and transform the local landscape.

Hear firsthand from Honourable Matthew Thistlethwaite MP on the Federal Government’s and Defence Housing Australia’s investment in defence in the region. Understand the implications of the Greenvale training area, part of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative, on Townsville’s population growth and housing needs, especially as construction of the site approaches design completion.

Barry Jackson from Defence Housing Australia will provide insight on their housing initiatives and collaborative efforts with industry to ensure adequate housing is available to accommodate our troops.

Be a part of the conversations shaping the future of Townsville, book your seat today.

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Event Summary


Thursday, 23 May 2024


7:00am for a 7:30am start – 9:00am


Rydges Townsville
23 Palmer Street
South Townsville QLD 4810


Member: $70
Member table of 8: $560
Non-member: $95
Non-member table of 8: $760
Hot plated breakfast, brewed coffee, tea, and orange juice is provided


Honourable Matthew Thistlethwaite MP Federal Member for Kingsford Smith. Assistant Minister for Defence, Veterans’ Affairs & the Republic Australian Labor Party
Barry Jackson Managing Director Defence Housing Australia

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