About Us

Rockhampton Regional Council is about much more than just "roads, rates & rubbish". We are directly responsible for many different programs & activities within the region, from the operation of a zoo, to the operation of an airport! 

Council is also directly responsible for the provision of numerous essential services to the community including aged care, child care, health & immunisation, libraries, to name just a few.

Our Councillors

Rockhampton Regional Council consists of the Mayor & 10 Councillors who each represent separate divisions from within the region. All voters within the Rockhampton region elect the Mayor. Queensland & Local Government elections are held every four years. The specific powers, duties & responsibilities of Councillors are set out in the Local Government Act 1993.

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Enjoy a rewarding career with Rockhampton Regional Council

We can provide you with a satisfying career in Local Government with a vast array of opportunities across a variety of locations across Central Queensland. We offer a wide range of employment opportunities in a family friendly, relaxed environment.

As a Rockhampton Regional Council employee you will enjoy a range of benefits.

  • Up to 12% Superannuation Contribution
  • Sick leave
  • Carer's leave
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Annual Leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Provision of Uniforms
  • Personal Protective Equip
  • Study assistance & Training Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Options
  • Fully funded Employee Assistance Prog
  • Salary Sacrifice Options

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