Rockhampton is a major centre for the Central Queensland Region. It’s situated on the Fitzroy River, roughly 600 km from Brisbane. The town services a population of more than 80,000 people. The traditional custodians of the land are the Darumbal People.

Rocky, as it’s fondly known, is a lively blend of history, country charm and local industry. The town is a popular hub for travellers, with the region well known for its rugged landscape and natural attractions. The Heritage-Listed Rockhampton Botanic Gardens are among the largest regional gardens in Australia. The nearby coastal town of Yeppoon is a popular getaway for locals.

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