Agribusiness and Water

Regional powerhouse 

Rockhampton is a regional powerhouse with access to land, water, skilled staff, infrastructure and services for large scale agricultural development with the ability to export product.

Proudly known as the Beef Capital of Australia, Rockhampton boasts major processing facilities, feedlot operations and extensive beef cattle production.

Rockhampton’s Fitzroy River is the largest river catchment on the eastern seaboard of Australia providing a high level of water security.

Recent Federal and State Government investments have been instrumental in establishing local water infrastructure projects such as Rookwood Weir to take advantage of the Fitzroy River. This project will see cropping and horticulture flourish in the regions Fitzroy Agricultural Corridor, providing investment and business development opportunities.

The Rockhampton Region has further diversity in its agricultural product having Queensland’s largest aquaculture development areas.

For more information, download our Grow Rockhampton brochure.