Rockhampton City, which forms the central
business district of Rockhampton in
Queensland, Australia, is home to many
regional offices of various government
organisations as well as many private
companies, serving as a hub for Central
Queensland. There has been extensive
construction in the city centre of Rochester
over the last 10 years, in 2015 its estimated
population was 3553.
Rockhampton CBD is home to the East Street
Mall. The East Street Mall spans one city block
and consists of around 40 shops including
food, fashion, shoes, home wares, chemists and
banks. The East Street Mall underwent a million
dollar redevelopment in 2003 as part of the
CBD beautification, it included the return of
vehicular traffic to the Mall.
The CBD also features Rockhampton's beautiful
Riverbank Parklands. The Riverbank Parklands
were constructed in 1998 and are home to the
Twilight Markets and Twilight Movies which are
held at the start of every month.