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Geography: Rockhampton - is a city in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. The estimated urban population of Rockhampton in June 2015 was 80,665, making it the fourth largest city in the state outside of the major urban areas of South East Queensland. Rockhampton hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the central, coastal part of the state. (Wiki)

Date of foundation: 1858

Population: 80 665

Sights: Rockhampton experiences over 300 days of sunshine each year, which lends itself to tourism activities all year round and an abundance of outdoor activities. Popular attractions include Riverbank Parklands, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Fitzroy River; the Capricorn Coast, the coastal strip between Yeppoon, Emu Park and Great Keppel Island, a large neighbouring island off the Capricorn Coast, the vast majority of which is national park.

Rockhampton. Alexandra Railway Bridge crossing the Fitzroy River, 1908
Alexandra Railway Bridge crossing the Fitzroy River, 1908
Rockhampton. Bridge over the Fitzroy River, 1887
Bridge over the Fitzroy River, 1887
Rockhampton. Business centre, church, 1914
Business centre, church, 1914
Rockhampton. Central School, 1908
Central School, 1908
Rockhampton. Custom House building
Custom House building
Rockhampton. East Street, 1887
East Street, 1887
Rockhampton. East Street
East Street
Rockhampton. East Street looking west
East Street looking west
Rockhampton. Denham Street
Denham Street
Rockhampton. Fitzroy Brewery, 1895
Fitzroy Brewery, 1895
Rockhampton. Fitzroy Bridge
Fitzroy Bridge
Rockhampton. Girls' Grammar School, 1895
Girls' Grammar School, 1895
Rockhampton. Horses and buggies outside businesses, circa 1910
Horses and buggies outside businesses, circa 1910
Rockhampton. Hospital, 1887
Hospital, 1887
Rockhampton. John M. Headrick & Co, Kent Brewery, 1895
John M. Headrick & Co, Kent Brewery, 1895
Rockhampton. Outfitters on East Street, 1907
Outfitters on East Street, 1907
Rockhampton. Post Office on East Street, 1908
Post Office on East Street, 1908
Rockhampton. Post Office, 1895
Post Office, 1895
Rockhampton. Railway Station, 1887
Railway Station, 1887
Rockhampton Supreme Court building, circa 1910
Rockhampton Supreme Court building, circa 1910
Rockhampton. Roman Catholic cathedral, circa 1890
Roman Catholic cathedral, circa 1890
Rockhampton. Sailing ship 'Sunbeam', moored on the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton, 1887
Sailing ship 'Sunbeam', moored on the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton, 1887
Rockhampton. School of Arts building, circa 1910
School of Arts building, circa 1910
Rockhampton. Sports Day on East Street
Sports Day on East Street




Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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