Chinchilla’s facilities include Childcare; Kindergartens; Primary Schools; a High School; a TAFE; and an array of Medical and Sporting facilities.
Chinchilla’s Airport is situated 5km from Chinchilla. There are no scheduled airline services in Chinchilla, yet private and charter light aircraft and small jets are served.
The Chinchilla Aquatic and Fitness Centre incorporates a 25m heated indoor pool and a 50m outdoor pool, as well as a fully equipped gym, all in the one centre. There are also two other fully equipped gyms in town – Max Fitness and Curves.
The Chinchilla Cultural Centre and Ironbark Theatre can be found in the heart of our CBD, adjacent to the Western Downs Regional Council Customer Service Centre. It shares its landscaped surrounds with the Chinchilla Library and Chinchilla White Gums Art Gallery, on our beautiful tree-lined main street. The Chinchilla Cultural Centre is perfectly located for your next function. With accommodation, parking, cafés and restaurants close by, it serves as a central hub.
Chinchilla shows its passion for sport by the number of locations, sporting facilities and clubs that it offers. These include touch football, rugby league, cricket, tennis, squash, motocross, gymnastics, netball, soccer and lawn bowls. There is also a fishing club, gun club and shooting range in the area. In addition to these, there are polocrosse grounds, a race track and a 9 hole golf course.
Health facilities in Chinchilla include a hospital – equipped with an emergency ward, maternity ward and operating theatre – as well as child health, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, mental health, community health services, a social worker, a dietician, and an x-ray facility. Privately, there is a dental practice, medical centre (with 5 GPs), an occupational therapist, speech therapist, optometrist, physiotherapist and chiropractor.