Anniversary of the Rockhampton River Festival

Rocky River Festival 2015

Every year since its conception the Rockhampton River Festival has drawn crowds. Here are recollections of the first Rockhampton River Festival event held. Rocky’s First Ever River Festival When it started: 2014 Who started it: The Rockhampton Regional Council Why it started: The vision was to bring people together, showcase local talents, acknowledge the region’s … Read more

Fitzroy River Floods And Historic High Flow Events


The mighty Fitzroy River in Queensland, Australia, boosts a large and complex catchment area. It can carry huge volumes of runoff to the sea from one or more of its many watershed areas as a result of heavy rainfall events. The extraordinary volumes tend to result from cyclone disturbances that form rain depressions, for example … Read more