Gladstone Region Map

Rockhampton Region Map

Urban centres: Gladstone, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Emerald


Population: 235,000


Post Codes: 4420, 4470 – 4472, 4478, 4482, 4675 – 4706, 4708 – 4720, 4722 – 4736, 4821 – 4829


Key industries: Horticulture, tourism, aviation, advanced manufacturing, aquaculture, food processing, marine, construction and service industries



Central Queensland offers an enviable tropical climate with access to islands, waterways, national parks, and beaches providing all year round boating and recreational activities.

Rockhampton, well-known as the ‘beef capital of the world”, acts as a business gateway for the mining and agricultural industries, while the Gladstone region is a thriving industrial base served by one of Australia’s busiest ports.

 


Living on the Central Queensland

 


Images of the Central Queensland

The Tilt Train, the fastest narrow gauge railway in the world, connects the Central Queensland coast to the rest of the state. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.
Historic Customs House in Rockhampton. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.
Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.
There's no shortage of things to see and do on the Central Queensland Coast. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.