rockhampton history

Looking back in time: Collection of past photos of Rocky

premium_icon Looking back in time: Collection of past photos of Rocky

Lucas Taxis was a reputable business back in the day, founded 1916

Historic home from the 1900s up for sale

premium_icon Historic home from the 1900s up for sale

Originally built in Rockhampton, the home calls Emu Park home now

A century in history books

premium_icon A century in history books

A centenary celebration will be held next month

Restoration in store for historic CBD building

premium_icon Restoration in store for historic CBD building

The 120-year-old building is set for a facelift

Cabinetmaker has big plans to restore 123-year-old home

premium_icon Cabinetmaker has big plans to restore 123-year-old home

Built in 1896, it first served as a boarding house, then a hospital

Historic building's future in limbo amid community concerns

premium_icon Historic building's future in limbo amid community concerns

It could cost up to half a million dollars to fix the damage

Demolition on the cards for historic 150-year-old bridge

premium_icon Demolition on the cards for historic 150-year-old bridge

It would cost almost half a million to move the bridge

HISTORY: Which Rocky pub did ex PM Gough Whitlam once visit?

premium_icon HISTORY: Which Rocky pub did ex PM Gough Whitlam once visit?

The hotel was built around 1866 and is still operating today

Down memory lane: History of the William St hotel

premium_icon Down memory lane: History of the William St hotel

It is believed to have been constructed around 1861

Reliving the golden days of business in William St

premium_icon Reliving the golden days of business in William St

'They were all owned by entrepreneurial women, it was an exciting'

REVEALED: Transformation planned for iconic old hotel

premium_icon REVEALED: Transformation planned for iconic old hotel

The project is expected to take 7 months, finished in September 2019

$16M to restore, upgrade court buildings

premium_icon $16M to restore, upgrade court buildings

The works include delicate restorations on heritage listed buildings

There were five bombs, but only two exploded

premium_icon There were five bombs, but only two exploded

FLASHBACK: The night explosions ripped through popular Rocky club

Quay St building through the ages: Bank, law firm, tearooms

premium_icon Quay St building through the ages: Bank, law firm, tearooms

It was built in 1880 and was one of the city's first buildings

Kershaw's hidden past: a body, a bomb and a failed waterfall

premium_icon Kershaw's hidden past: a body, a bomb and a failed waterfall

From landfill to family favourite Kershaw Gardens holds some secrets

100 YEARS: Shaking all over in Rocky's biggest earthquake

premium_icon 100 YEARS: Shaking all over in Rocky's biggest earthquake

LOOK back through history at the Beef Capital's largest quake

Confusion remains over origins of landmark names

premium_icon Confusion remains over origins of landmark names

Local researcher says there's no definitive answer to mountain names

'Wildly excited' schoolchildren welcome Queen to Rocky

premium_icon 'Wildly excited' schoolchildren welcome Queen to Rocky

We take a look back at the day royalty came to Rockhampton

Population swells from 40K to 60K for Queen's Rocky visit

premium_icon Population swells from 40K to 60K for Queen's Rocky visit

We look back at 1954 when royalty visited Rockhampton

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