Living in Chinchilla, QLD
Chinchilla is a town and a locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. The town was established in 1877.
Known for its quirky and fun-filled biennial Melon Festival, Chinchilla is a vibrant country town in the heart of the Western Downs. But don’t be fooled by this small town’s size, it belies its population with the quantity of produce grown in the region. In fact, Chinchilla produces 25% of Australia’s watermelons!
With a welcoming atmosphere, country charm (mingled with modern ventures!), affordable cost of living, and a wide range of facilities, the Western Downs really does offer the complete package to residents.
Our relaxed, country lifestyle doesn’t mean limited opportunities either. Our communities have access to high-end health care, quality education, endless recreation, work-life balance and the biggest industries in the country.
Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.
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