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WEST ROCKHAMPTON

West Rockhampton is a suburb of Rockhampton situated about six kilometres north-west of the central business district. At the 2011 census, West Rockhampton had a population of 1,810.

HISTORY

Two schools were established in the area. Crescent Lagoon, the local primary school, was established around 1896, and was moved to its current location in 1932.

Heritage Listings
West Rockhampton has the following heritage listings:

>  Canoona Road: St Aubins (house)

FACILITIES

West Rockhampton is also the location of the Rockhampton Airport, the Rockhampton Golf Club and the Brothers Rockhampton Roos the local Australian Rules Football Club.

The Rockhampton Regional Council operate a public library at the Rockhampton Airport called the "Anytime Library" (which, as at 2018, is open from 5am to 9:30pm every day). 

BIG BULLS

West Rockhampton is home to one of the seven Big Bulls statues that decorate Rockhampton, which regards itself as the Beef Capital of Australia. There is a statue of a Droughtmaster bull outside Rockhampton Airport. The Big Bulls are listed as one of Australia's big things. 

The theft of the testicles from the bulls is a common prank and they frequently have to be replaced. Some residents also feel that the bull statues over-emphasise one aspect of the city and should be relocated to less prominent locations. However, there is strong public support for the retention of the bulls

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