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Rockhampton Regional Library History Centre

Rockhampton City

Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Phone: 07 4936 8040

Rockhampton Regional Library History Centre -

Access Ancestry and Find My Past plus much more!


Historical and contemporary materials relating to the local area are maintained at the local History Centre located at the Central Queensland collection of the Rockhampton Regional Library.

The History Centre at the Rockhampton Regional Library provides a range of research materials for local and family history including: indexes to births, deaths, marriages and our cemeteries pioneer, shipping and immigration records online databases a family and local history book collection.

The History Centre Archives Collection includes: printed materials, audio/video cassettes and oral histories maps, plans and photographs records of families, business firms, sporting and other community groups. rates cemetery

Our friendly staff will assist you with accessing materials, research tips, or using equipment, or can research for you for a fee.

Photograph Collection - The History Centre holds a significant collection of photographs relating to Central Queensland, covering the period from early settlement to the present. The collection includes: Approximately 55,000 Mercer Studio negatives of local people, places and events from 1932 – 1995 Approximately 300,000 Morning Bulletin negatives/proof sheets from 1971 - 1997

Rockhampton Regional Library, Bolsover Street Rockhampton QLD 4700