South Townsville

South Townsville, a residential and industrial suburb, is immediately east (not south) of central Townsville. It is separated from the city centre by the Ross Creek and is on the northern part of an area formerly known as Ross Island. (The southern part of Ross Island is Railway Estate.)

Further Reading: 

J.J. Page, Ross Island 'mud pickers': a history of Ross Island South Townsville State School, Townsville, the school, 1984

Ross Island entry


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