Charters Towers - TAFE Queensland North

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Charters Towers

The inland town of Charters Towers is approximately 140kms south west of Townsville. Originally founded on the discovery of large gold deposits, Charters Towers was once the second largest city in Queensland and now has a community of just over 13,000 people.

Charters Towers is a regional mining and agricultural centre and is renowned for its historic character and beautifully preserved buildings and streetscapes.

Address and contact details

Charters Towers School of Distance Education
Postal address: PO Box 875, Charters Towers 4820
Telephone: 1300 656 959

Customer Service Centre hours

Monday to Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Public transport

Gold City Cabs provides taxi services for the Charters Towers region. Taxis can be booked by calling 07 47878290.


Ample parking is available in various locations surrounding the TAFE buildings at no cost.