Rockhampton City, Queensland
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|• Density||625/km2 (1,620/sq mi)|
|Area||3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||Rockhampton Regional Council|
Rockhampton City, which forms the central business district of Rockhampton in Queensland, Australia, is home to many regional offices of various government organisations as well as many private companies, serving as a hub for Central Queensland. There has been extensive construction in the city centre over the last 10 years.
Rockhampton CBD is home to the East Street Mall. The East Street Mall spans one city block and consists of around 40 shops including food, fashion, shoes, home wares, chemists and banks. The East Street Mall underwent a million dollar redevelopment in 2003 as part of the CBD beautification, it included the return of vehicular traffic to the Mall.
The CBD also features Rockhampton's beautiful Riverbank Parklands. The Riverbank Parklands were constructed in 1998 and are home to the Twilight Markets and Twilight Movies which are held at the start of every month.
The beautiful heritage buildings features 26 buildings of historical significance in three blocks of Quay Street and East Street.
Rockhampton's major southside shopping centre, City Centre Plaza, is located in the CBD on Bolsover Street. The shopping centre features Coles and Target and 36 speciality shops and above and underground car parking.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Rockhampton City (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
- "Rockhampton Local Authority Area Suburb Names & Boundaries". City of Rockhampton. Retrieved 2008-02-29.
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