Richmond offers a variety of additional services, including telecommunications, transport, television and radio services.  Both high speed internet, and Next G mobile coverage are available in the town.


Rex Airlines

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Regional Express (Rex) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of more than 40 Saab 340 aircraft on some 1,300 weekly flights to 35 destinations throughout New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Queensland. In Queensland, Rex flies out of Townsville to Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Mt Isa, Winton and Longreach.

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With roots firmly in the bush and in country Australia, Rex is committed to giving back to Australia's regional communities. Over the years, Rex has been proud to support various facets of the Richmond community, including fundraisers by organisations such as the Richmond Amateur Swimming Club and the Richmond Pony Club, as well as community events such as the Fossil Festival and the October Moon Music Festival.

Rex flies from Richmond to Townsville and Mount Isa every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. See for more information.


Greyhound Buses

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Greyhound Australia service Richmond as a part of their routes Townsville to Mount Isa, connecting through to Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory.  Coach travel is a convenient and affordable option for travelling East and West to and from Richmond.  Here is their website, for further information:

Tennant Creek to Townsville time table.

Townsville to Tennant Creek time table.


Churches and Spirituality

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Above Image Credits: Banner Trish Hudspith Photographics, Sara Vuori , Right REX Airlines, Greyhound Buses, Trish Hudspith Photographics

St. Brigid's Catholic Parish

Situated at 111 Goldring Street, mass is celebrated each Sunday at 9.00am.

Contact: Parish Priest at Mowbray Street, Hughenden on 07 4741 1436


Mary MacKillop House Centre of Spirituality

Mary MacKillop House provides:

  • A place of quiet for prayer, reflection, rest, relaxation and personal renewal for individuals and groups.
  • A place for formation and training in prayer, leadership and spirituality in keeping with the Vision of the House
  • A place where people of all faiths are welcome to deepen their spiritual lives.

The Vision of Mary MacKillop House is:

Mary MacKillop House will enable the people of the West to come aside to a quiet place to pray, reflect, seek direction, share life's journeying, nurture and welcome others and have opportunities for insights and growth.

(Vision Statement 2004)

Mary MacKillop House offers a daily prayer session at 4pm.

Mary MacKillop House is part of the Western Ministry for Spirituality.

Contact Ph: 07 4741 3369


St John the Baptist, Anglican Church

Situated in Crawford Street Richmond.

Services are offered on a monthly basis and times are advertised locally.

Contacts: Bernice Ramsay 07 4741 3214

Inez Collins 07 4741 3089