What’s On Across Central Queensland

The Legendary Goanna are celebrating 40 years and coming to the region.

Rockhampton Community Open Day

Sunday, 19 June 9am to noon: RACQ CapRescue are excited to announce that we have teamed up with CQUniversity Australia for 2022 RACQ CapRescue Community Open Day, presented by CQUniversity! The event has been rescheduled and relocated to the the CQUniversity Rockhampton Baseball Fields on Sunday 19th June from 9am – 12pm. The RACQ CapRescue helicopter will be stationed at the event allowing the community to to get ‘up close and personal’, experiencing the rescue aircraft from inside with prime photo opportunities and an opportunity to meet the crew! The event will also showcase other local Emergency Services including QLD Fire & Rescue, Rural Fire Service, SES Rockhampton, and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Service.


Sunday, 3 July 07:30pm, Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton: Forty years on, and with their messages of positive engagement in Indigenous rights and environmental protection more relevant than ever, Australian icons Goanna return to celebrate their multi-platinum, game-changing debut album ‘Spirit of Place’. In 2022, Shane Howard, Rose Bygrave, Marcia Howard and Graham Davidge, with special guests, embark on a new journey. Reigniting the Goanna spirit once more and paying homage to their classic songs.www.thegoannaband.com

The Ten Tenors

Tuesday, 12 July 7pm – 09:15pm Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton: The TEN Tenors return to Australia in July 2022 with a brand new show, The Highway Men tour. This all new production will feature some of the greatest country music songs alongside fan favourites and classics that audiences know and love such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Nessun Dorma, Unchained Melody and other rock and pop classics. There will be two exciting new medleys and some new Australian classics, as well as a collection of beautiful arias.

Rockhampton Expo

Friday, 15 July 8:30am-4pm, Rockhampton Showgroun: The Rockhampton Expo is a one-stop shop for home, lifestyle and everything outdoors. The event showcases products and services for our homes and outdoor living, alongside an impressive caravan, camping, 4×4 and outdoors expo. Bring the whole family and enjoy the daily entertainment, including Fishing and Casting Demonstrations, Hands-on Wildlife and Camp Oven Cooking Demonstrations..

Composting Workshop

Sunday19 June, 8.30am to 12.30pm; Tondoon Botanic Gardens 672 Glenlyon Road, Gladstone: Turn your garden waste into garden gold! By composting at home you are diverting organic waste from landfill and creating an excellent soil improver for you. Free, Bookings Required Tondoon’s composting workshop provides all the information you need to successfully make compost at home. Contact: Phone: 4971 4444, email: tondoon@gladstone.qld.gov.au.

Mt Larcom and District Show

Saturday and Sunday 18-19 June, Mount Larcom Showgrounds 31 The Narrows Road, Mount Larcom. Categories include: Horses, Beef, Caged Birds, Poultry, Wood Chop, Chainsaw Racing, Pavilion, Trade Sites.

Run in the Sun – Hot Rod and Custom Car Show

Saturday2 July, 1pm-5pm, Calliope River Historical Village, Old Bruce Highway, River Ranch, Calliope Q 4680: Hot Rods and Customs and American Muscle cars pre 78 …plenty to see come along for the afternoon, there will be music, and the Clyde Hotel bar will be operating and food and coffee and ice cream van

Gladstone Show

Friday-Saturday: 8-9 July, Gladstone Showground, Gladstone Central, There will be plenty of Novelty and Trade Stores as well as Agricultural, Commercial and Industry displays and information. Australia’s Number 1 Monster Truck, Outback Thunda will blast into the arena smashing some old cars. 1500 horse power car crushing beast, KC’s Fireworks Displays will light up the Sky on Saturday evening. Fire, Lights, Laser and Fireworks, all set to a great sound track and Amusement rides for everyone.


Saturday 4 June, 6:30pm, 89 Peak Downs St, Capella:

Come along to the Capella Cultural Centre and enjoy a Night In Thailand with a dancing display of Thai Cultural Dances. Buy Tickets from $25.00

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