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Fitzroy Hotel in Depot Hill, 2021
Depot Hill is located in Queensland
Depot Hill
Depot Hill
Location in Queensland
Population 1,032 (2016 census)
 • Density 333/km2 (860/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4700
Area 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 1 km (1 mi) S of Rockhampton CBD
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around Depot Hill:
Rockhampton CBD The Common The Common
Allenstown Depot Hill Port Curtis
Allenstown Port Curtis Port Curtis

Depot Hill is a suburb of Rockhampton in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,032 people.


At the 2006 census, Depot Hill had a population of 1,164.

Heritage listings

Depot Hill has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


Depot Hill State School, 2021

Depot Hill State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at O'Connell Street (23°23′45″S 150°31′03″E / 23.3959°S 150.5176°E / -23.3959; 150.5176 (Depot Hill State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 47 students with 4 teachers and 7 non-teaching staff (4 full-time equivalent).

In 2020 the school was expected to mark its 100th anniversary with special centenary celebrations but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festivities were postponed to 2021. A special weekend of festivities commenced on 17 September 2021 with a special dinner at a hotel in Allenstown. Celebrations at the school were held the following day which included market stalls, memorabilia displays, classroom tours and a special roll call of former students. Local state MP Barry O'Rourke also officially opened the school's new multipurpose court.

In 2021, the school had an enrolment of 58 students.

There is no secondary school in Depot Hill; the nearest state high school is Rockhampton State High School in Wandal. The nearest private secondary school is The Cathedral College in Allenstown.

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