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Flag at roundabout on the Bruce Highway at the entrance to Douglas
Douglas is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 7,744 (2016 census)
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4814
Area 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 11.2 km (7 mi) SW of Townsville CBD
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Mundingburra
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Douglas:
Kirwan Cranbrook Aitkenvale
Thuringowa Central Douglas Murray
Condon Mount Stuart Mount Stuart

Douglas is a suburb of Townsville in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Douglas had a population of 7,744 people.


Endkindle Village School is a private primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 1 James Cook Drive within James Cook University. It will be accepting all primary year students by 2022.

Tec-NQ is a private secondary (11-12) school for boys and girls at 54 Discovery Drive (19°19′20″S 146°45′51″E / 19.3221°S 146.7642°E / -19.3221; 146.7642 (Tec-NQ)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 267 students with 21 teachers and 27 non-teaching staff (23 full-time equivalent).

There are no government schools in Douglas. The nearest government primary school is in neighbouring Annandale, while the nearest government secondary schools are Thuringowa State High School in Condon and Heatley Secondary College in Heatley.

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