Rockhampton, or "Rocky" as it is known by the locals, is a local Government area and small city situated 42 km form the coast in Queensland, Australia. It is approximately 640 km north of Brisbane, Queensland's capital city. It is the traditional home of the Darumbal people. It started as grazing land for cattle, but became prosperous due to the discovery of gold at Mount Morgan to the southwest of the city. Finally founded as a township in 1902, it also had a U.S. Army base outside of town during the second world war. With cheap car rental locations all over Rockhampton and a large variety of discount rental cars, there is no better way to tour Australia than by car!
Being the self styled "Beef Capital of Australia", the economy revolves mostly around the rural industries, but there are sights to see here. The huge concrete bulls on the north and south gateways to town, the Beef Expo held triennially, and historic Quay Street are all but a part of what Rockhampton has to offer. It is also a great central location due to it's proximity to the Capricorn Coast (half hours drive away) and furthermore to the Keppel group's islands, a popular tourist destination. If you have any questions about driving in Rockhampton, visit Kemwel's driving information page for the answers.
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