Urban centres: Gladstone, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Emerald
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 year-round boating and recreational activities.
Rockhampton, often called 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.