Rockhampton Municipal Library Service

The Central Queensland Collection contains a wide range of materials relating to the Central Queensland area, which includes the area north to Sarina, south to Miriam Vale and west to the border. The collection is housed in the Southside Library under special conditions to ensure preservation. It includes both current and historical materials and caters for the needs of all researchers, both amateur and professional, including family historians. There are books, journals, photographs, newspapers, microforms, family, business and club records and Rockhampton City Council Archives. The Central Queensland Racing hall of Fame and Museum which is now part of the collection, contains over 1,000 items, including artefacts, photographs and archival materials.

Address: 
Cnr William & Alma Streets, Rockhampton, QLD
Tel: 
0749368265
Hours: 
Monday - Tuesday and Friday 9:15am - 5:30pm, Wednesday 1:00pm - 8:00pm, Thursday 9:15am - 8:00pm, Saturday 9:15 - 4:30pm
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, toilets, library
Collection: 
630m archives; over 400,000 negatives and photographs
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Items

Archives

Rockhampton City Council Archives

Creator:
Rockhampton City Council
Description:
The archives comprise correspondence, financial and administrative records.
Date:
1861- 2002

Newspaper

Morning Bulletin Collection

Description:
A collection of approximately 330,000 negatives and proof sheets from Rockhampton newspaper.
Date:
1971-1991