Heatley is a residential suburb eight km south-west of central Townsville. Formally named in 1967, the suburb recognises an influential mayor of Townsville, William J. Heatley, who held office between 1927 and 1933. 'Heatley' was also a widely known business name: T.L. Heatley Ltd, estate agent, Heatley and Sons' furniture store and Frank Heatley, furniture warehouse.


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