Postcode: 4106 | Distance to CBD: 9 km
Welcome to Rocklea
Most people associate Rocklea with the markets which is not at all surprising as Brisbane Markets, our famous fruit and vegetable markets have been at Rocklea since 1964.
Rocklea is a mainly industrial suburb with some residential areas and its own school, the Rocklea State School which opened in 1885.
Rocklea is roughly 9km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 39% of households in the area are couples without children, 39% are couples with children and 17% are single parent households. 92% of the dwellings in this area are stand-alone houses, with units accounting for a further 5%. The houses are mainly older-style, timber and tin structures.
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- Eating and drinking
- There are plenty of great dining options in and around Rocklea. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here.
Moorooka Central, Oxley Shopping Centre and Corinda Shopping Centre make it easy to find just what you’re after without leaving the area.
- If you're looking for playgroups, childcare, kindergartens or schools in this area, you'll find them here.
- Check out this section for things to do in your spare time. There's sport, leisure activities, local events and more.
Leanne says: The name says it all: it is a strong sounding name and gives it a strong but gentle feel about the district.