The Warwick and surrounds geographic area, often referred to as the Southern Downs region, includes Warwick, Allora, Killarney, Stanthorpe and the Granite Belt, and their surrounding communities. The Southern Downs region boasts a vibrant rural lifestyle with many things to do and see. The 4 seasons climate is a world away from typical Queensland regions and offers a variety of scenery, flora and fauna. We’ve compiled some information below to help you decide where you might like to teach in this part of the region.
What do you get when you cross beautifully preserved sandstone buildings, stunning rose gardens and the Condamine River with a relaxed vibe and country town charm? The historical regional town of Warwick.
Located on the western side of the Great Dividing Range 140km from Brisbane, you’ll find a balance here in Warwick. The town has a rich history, featuring some of Queensland’s finest original sandstone buildings. Discover this history in your spare time through heritage walks, steam train travel, museums and historic buildings. While exploring the town, you’ll find a good selection of craft, gift and fashion shops, along with all the usual modern conveniences that ensure you have everything you need to make Warwick your home. Check out the
Southern Queensland Country website for 7 things you can do in your spare time.
Warwick has 4 state primary schools and 1 state secondary school in town in addition to multiple schools within driving distance, making opportunities plentiful for teachers in the area. The schools in Warwick include:
Warwick Central State School,
Warwick West State School,
Warwick East State School,
Glennie Heights State School and
Warwick State High School.
Warwick fun fact
Warwick is known as the Rose City. As you approach from the northern end of the city, you’ll notice the plots of roses, getting thicker as you get closer to Warwick. During the warmer months, this is a sight to behold.