Depot Hill, Queensland

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Depot Hill
Population1,064 (2011 census)[1]
Location1 km (1 mi) S of Rockhampton
LGA(s)Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Capricornia
Suburbs around Depot Hill:
Rockhampton City The Common The Common
Allenstown Depot Hill Port Curtis
Allenstown Port Curtis Port Curtis

Depot Hill is a suburb of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia situated about one kilometre south of the central business district. In the 2011 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,064 people.[1] It is considered a low socioeconomic area.[2] It also suffers extensively from flooding due to its proximity to the Fitzroy River and its height above sea level.[3][4]


At the 2006 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,164.[5]

Heritage listings[edit]

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


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


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Depot Hill". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 November 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Household income | Rockhampton City and Depot Hill |". Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Fourth flood the final straw for Depot Hill's Grant Cox". Rockhampton Morning Bulletin. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Data collectors say flood levee would see values will rise". Rockhampton Morning Bulletin. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Depot Hill (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 February 2008.
  6. ^ "Railway Workshops (entry 600783)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

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Coordinates: 23°24′S 150°31′E / 23.400°S 150.517°E / -23.400; 150.517