Back in the day, Jorge Solano headed up one of Townsville’s first high-end restaurants. Nowadays he manufactures a range of gourmet syrups and roasted coffee… but he’s as passionate as ever about delivering the best of the best.
Reservists are men and women who want to do something exciting, challenging and rewarding on the occasional weekend, weekly evenings, or days off work and give something back to the broader community.
Outgunned and facing an undefeated enemy, 4000 Australian diggers and 9000 Papuan allies stood fast against 24,500 Japanese soldiers… and beat the odds.
Elected the first State President of CPA Australia outside of Brisbane, Townsville’s own Gerard Byrne has found a rewarding career as a Certified Practising Accountant.
Vintage bicycle group Rusty Riders are dedicated to getting old classics out of the shed and back on the road.
Bill Tweddell is the first JCU graduate to hold the top spot.
When push came to shove in helping Townsville get its fair share, David Carmichael AM was always there, advocating for our city.
Known for his unwavering commitment to social causes, Tony Ireland is a doer who has helped take Townsville from Brownsville to the capital of North Queensland.