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We understand the importance of providing a seamless solution which gets you where you need to be, on time with your belongings intact. Our local Townsville team have dealt with countless moves of all shapes, sizes and scales. Whether you are moving locally, intrastate or interstate, Greater Northern Removals can help.

Greater Northern Removals is part of the Chess Moving Group, providing an extensive network of trusted home and business furniture removals experts throughout Australia. No matter where your next move takes you, we provide an end-to-end solution, so you only have to deal with one contact for the entire move.


With over 35 years’ experience helping families, businesses and corporate teams move to and from North Queensland, we know how to make your move, a great move. In 2007, we opened our Townsville depot, enabling us to better serve our customers in and around the region.

Our local team of removalists are fully trained to AFRA standards to ensure each and every single move is carried out to the highest professional standards. Furthermore, we are an accredited supplier to many Federal and State Government Departments including Defence Forces, Queensland Police, Queensland Health and Queensland Education.


With extensive experience across Townsville, Cairns and Queensland, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with cost-effective and professional removals solutions throughout the region. Whether you are moving to regional Far North Queensland such as the Cape York Peninsula or Torres Strait, or if your move is taking you south to Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast or the Gold Coast, our experienced and AFRA trained removals crew will get your belongings there safely and securely.


Utilising the rail network for moves between Townsville and Cairns, enables us to provide you with often the fastest, safest and most affordable methods of transporting your belongings between the two cities. Typically, it only takes one to two days to lift and deliver however, we always recommend organising your home removals service as far in advance as possible.

When looking for a Townsville removals company to move your family, business or team, here are just a few reasons why you should choose Greater Northern Removals & Storage:

Complete door-to-door service to and from Townsville

We offer a full range of removal services in Townsville including:

  • Local moves within the Townsville and greater region
  • Domestic moves within Australia both intra and interstate
  • International moves
  • Storage (long and short term)
  • Office moves
  • Transportation of pets (Australia only)
  • Vehicle relocation
  • Travel insurance
  • A range of packing/unpacking services
  • Cleaning services

We provide free, no-obligation quotes

Use our free online quick quote to request your estimate for your move to or from Townsville. For a more detailed estimate, use our full quote tool, which allows you to enter all your furniture and belongings that you would like to move.

Your belongings will be moved safely and securely

All our local Townsville removalists are professionally trained to ensure your belongings are handled with the care and respect they deserve.

Trusted Townsville removalists for 35 years

Don’t just take our word for it. Our Google and Facebook reviews speak for themselves.

Partner depots throughout Australia

Greater Northern Removals and Storage is partners of the Chess Moving Australia group, an Australia wide network (11 offices in all states) of long-standing family-owned professional removal companies. All partners are full members of AFRA and therefore bound by its strict code of conduct which allows us to offer you a professional and secure service nationally.

Affordable removals services

We invest in our team, equipment and processes to ensure we provide our customers with the most efficient and competitive service across North Queensland, Townsville, Cairns and beyond.


If you are pushed for time or are unsure how to pack your possessions securely, we can take care of this for you. We can even partially pack precious breakables and fragile items.

Valet unpacking

Should you wish to be pampered, we can organise a valet unpacking service which also includes fully setting up everything in your new home.

Vehicle transport

Sometimes our customers are unable to move their vehicles or boats themselves, which is why our transportation service can take care of this for you.


We can also assist you with obtaining insurance to protect your goods whilst they are in transit or storage.

Pet transport

Pets are family too but often they need to move at a different time to everyone else.


Our modern, clean and secure warehouse storage facility provides full- and short-term storage solutions.