Skip links and keyboard navigation

Fitzroy Region

The Fitzroy Region extends from Gladstone and Yeppoon in the east coast to west of Emerald, and from Miriam Vale in the south to Marlborough in the north.

Cars driving past a building at night

Traffic cameras

Featured traffic cameras in region

Traffic cameras in region

map thumbView traffic cameras on the interactive map

About Fitzroy Region

Area:  177,582 sq km.
Population: Around 210,500.
Industries:  Mining, cotton, grain, cattle, citrus, grapes.

To find a customer service centre (for general enquiries, vehicle registration, licensing, driving test bookings and vehicle inspections) select a location from the alphabetical list.

Road contact information

For road information, the department’s Rockhampton Office is the main point of contact for residents, industry and business.

Rockhampton Office

Phone: 07 4931 1500
Fax: 07 4927 5020
Post: PO Box 5096
Red Hill Rockhampton QLD 4701
Location: 31 Knight Street
North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Emerald Office

Phone: 07 4983 8700
Fax: 07 4983 8722
Post: PO Box 1787
Emerald QLD 4720
Location: 83 Esmond Street
Emerald QLD 4720

Interesting facts and figures

Fitzroy Region roads facts 

Road network

Visit the Traffic and travel information website for the lastest update. 

  • Bruce Highway (Gin Gin - St Lawrence)
  • Capricorn Highway (Rockhampton - Bogantungan)
  • Carnarvon Highway (Injune - Rolleston)
  • Leichhardt Highway (Westwood - Miles)
  • Gregory Highway (Springsure - Clermont)
  • Burnett Highway (Biloela - Rockhampton)
  • Dawson Highway (Gladstone - Springsure)
  • Fitzroy Development Road (Taroom - Mt Flora)
  • Dawson Development Road (Springsure - Tambo)
  • Bundaberg - Miriam Vale Road
  • Gladstone - Mt Larcom Road
  • Gladstone Port Access Road
  • Gladstone - Benaraby Road
  • Bajool - Port Alma Road
  • Keppel Sands Road
  • Rockhampton - Emu Park Road
  • Rockhampton - Yeppoon Road
  • Western Yeppoon - Emu Park Road
  • Ogmore Connection Road
  • Gavial - Gracemere Road
  • Eidsvold - Theodore Road
  • Baralaba - Rannes Road
  • Blackwater - Rolleston Road
  • Gladstone - Monto Road
  • Biloela - Callide Road
  • Rockhampton - Ridgelands Road
  • Marlborough - Sarina Road
  • Blackwater - Cooroorah Road
  • Duaringa Connection Road
  • Dysart - Middlemount Road
  • Tannum Sands Road
  • Boyne Island Road
  • Yeppoon - Byfield Road
  • Roma - Taroom Road
  • Selma Road
  • Cullin-La-Ringo Road
  • Orion 10 Chain Road
  • Glenorina Road
  • Comet River Road
  • Arcturus Road
  • Baralaba - Woorabinda Road
  • Duaringa - Apis Creek Road
  • Cotherstone Road
  • Yan Yan Road
  • Retro - Corry Road
  • Anakie - Sapphire Road

Local government

Places of interest

  • Emerald
  • Blackwater
  • Gracemere
  • Rockhampton
  • Yeppoon
  • Gladstone
  • Biloela
  • Moura
  • Springsure
  • Rolleston


Project feed

Project nameRegion(s)Description
Bruce Highway (Kolan River to St Lawrence): reconstruction worksFitzroyReconstruction works are underway on the Bruce Highway between the Kolan River (Miriam Vale) and St Lawrence.
Calliope Crossroads Intersection UpgradeFitzroyThe Australian Government has committed to upgrading the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Dawson Highway, known locally as the Calliope Crossroads.
Eidsvold Theodore Road - Fitzroy RegionFitzroyThe Department of Transport and Main Roads has secured funding from the Royalties for the Regions program to seal the remaining 11km of the Eidsvold-Theodore Road.
Gregory Highway (Clermont to Springsure): reconstruction worksFitzroyReconstruction works have been completed on the Gregory Highway between Clermont and Springsure.
Leichhardt Highway (Westwood to Taroom) reconstruction worksFitzroyReconstruction works are underway on the Leichhardt Highway between Westwood and Taroom.
Reconstructing QueenslandCentral West, Darling Downs, Far North, Fitzroy, Mackay/Whitsunday, Metropolitan, North Coast, North West, Northern, South Coast, South West, Wide Bay /BurnettThe huge task of reconstructing Queensland’s road network is making great progress.
Reconstruction works – key roads in Fitzroy RegionFitzroyReconstruction works are underway on numerous State-controlled roads in the region. These works are part of Operation Queenslander, the largest reconstruction effort in Queensland’s history, rebuilding communities, fixing infrastructure and restoring regional economies after floods and cyclones in the summers of 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Yeppen North ProjectFitzroyPlanning project to improve safety and traffic flow for road users between the Yeppen Roundabout and Port Curtis Road, at the southern entrance into Rockhampton.
Yeppen South ProjectFitzroyThe department has received $296 million to construct a high-level flood access between the Burnett Highway and Yeppen Roundabout, south of Rockhampton.


map thumbView the Fitzroy region on the interactive map

Fitzroy Region map


Also available in detail are the following maps:

Last updated
24 December 2013