The Common, Queensland

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The Common
RockhamptonQueensland
The Common is located in Queensland
The Common
The Common
Coordinates 23°22′57″S 150°31′55″E / 23.3825°S 150.5319°E / -23.3825; 150.5319Coordinates: 23°22′57″S 150°31′55″E / 23.3825°S 150.5319°E / -23.3825; 150.5319
Population 0 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 0.00/km2 (0.00/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4701
Area 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Location 1 km (1 mi) E of Rockhampton
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around The Common:
Berserker Berserker Koongal
Rockhampton City The Common Port Curtis
Depot Hill Depot Hill Port Curtis

The Common is a parkland suburb of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia situated about 500 metres east of the central business district.[2] In the 2011 census, The Common had a population of 0 people.[1]

History[edit]

The former North Rockhampton railway station, the terminus of the North Rockhampton to Emu Park railway line, was in The Common. The railway allowed Rockhampton people easy access to seaside recreation.[3]

Amenities[edit]

The Common is the location of the Cyril Connell Touch Fields, Rockhampton Cricket Club and Callaghan Race Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "The Common". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 December 2015.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "The Common (entry 48894)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Emu Park/Yeppoon Railway" (PDF). Archer Park Rail Museum. Retrieved 28 December 2015.