Thuringowa is a suburb and a commercial hub of Townsville, Queensland. It was the central business district of the former City of Thuringowa, which has since amalgamated with adjacent Townsville. While consisting of predominantly commercial buildings it also contains a residential subdivision. The suburb and surrounding area is often referred to by locals as The Willows – Willows Shoppingtown in Kirwan is a nearby major retail centre. One of the two Townsville Council Chambers, Thuringowa Library, Thuringowa Soundshell, Reading Cinemas are also located in this suburb.