Bowen is a small town on the Whitsunday Coast on the shores of Edgecumbe Bay located north east of Queensland.
Situated half way between Townsville and Mackay it sits approximately 1,230 km’s from the state capital Brisbane and is bypassed by the Bruce Highway.
Bowen lies across a peninsula facing all aspects out to the ocean. On the western side where the peninsula connects with the mainland, the Don Rivers’ alluvial plains provide fertile soil that supports a thriving farming industry.
Bowen is a charming subtropical beachside town that also draws principally on mining and agriculture, with some tourism spin off from the Whitsunday Islands.
The area encompasses a state school, primary school, TAFE, hospital, airpor...