Depot Hill, Queensland

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Depot Hill
Depot Hill is located in Queensland
Depot Hill
Depot Hill
Coordinates23°23′41″S 150°31′10″E / 23.3947°S 150.5194°E / -23.3947; 150.5194Coordinates: 23°23′41″S 150°31′10″E / 23.3947°S 150.5194°E / -23.3947; 150.5194
Population1,032 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density333/km2 (862/sq mi)
Area3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location1 km (1 mi) S of Rockhampton CBD
LGA(s)Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s)Rockhampton
Federal Division(s)Capricornia
Suburbs around Depot Hill:
Rockhampton CBD The Common The Common
Allenstown Depot Hill Port Curtis
Allenstown Port Curtis Port Curtis

Depot Hill is a suburb of Rockhampton in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,032 people.[1]


Depot Hill is situated about one kilometre south of the Rockhampton central business district. It is considered a low socioeconomic area.[3] It also suffers extensively from flooding due to its proximity to the Fitzroy River and its height above sea level.[4][5]

The North Coast railway line passes through the suburb from the south-west to the north-west with access to the Rockhampton Railway Workshops in the north of the suburb.[6]


Depot Hill State School opened on 14 September 1920.[7][8]

In the 2006 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,164.[9]

In the 2016 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,064 people.[10]

In the 2016 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,032 people.[1]

Heritage listings[edit]

Depot Hill has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


Depot Hill State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at O'Connell Street (23°23′45″S 150°31′03″E / 23.3959°S 150.5176°E / -23.3959; 150.5176 (Depot Hill State School)).[12][13] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 47 students with 4 teachers and 7 non-teaching staff (4 full-time equivalent).[14]

There is no secondary school in Depot Hill; the nearest is the Rockhampton State High School in Wandal.[6]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Depot Hill (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Depot Hill - suburb in Rockhampton Region (entry 49352)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Household income | Rockhampton City and Depot Hill |". Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Fourth flood the final straw for Depot Hill's Grant Cox". Rockhampton Morning Bulletin. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Data collectors say flood levee would see values will rise". Rockhampton Morning Bulletin. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  7. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  8. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  9. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Depot Hill (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 February 2008.
  10. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Depot Hill". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 November 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  11. ^ "Railway Workshops (entry 600783)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  12. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Depot Hill State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  14. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Depot Hill". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.