The forth-largest city in Queensland, Rockhampton is the beef capital of Australia, and claims to have over 300 sunny days a year. Rockhampton boasts parks, gardens, lagoons, outdoor treks and many heritage-listed sites. Key industries include agriculture, military and tourism, and also a number of popular events and annual festivals including the Capricorn Food and Wine Festival and Rockhampton Cultural Festival.

Rockhampton is located 620 km (7 hr drive) north of Brisbane and 330 km (3 hr 40 min drive) south of Mackay.

View the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships online portal to identify the Indigenous language group/s for Rockhampton.


population Population:
109336
airport Airport:
Rockhampton Airport
icons Arts & Culture:
Australia Council Profile - Capricornia
Untitled-5 Local Electorate:
Rockhampton Regional Council
Untitled-5 State Electorate:
Rockhampton
Untitled-5 Federal Electorate:
Capricornia
weather Weather:
25°C clear sky

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