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Gladstone Central
GladstoneQueensland
Looking up Goondoon Street (main street), Gladstone, 2014.JPG
Looking up Goondoon Street, 2014
Population 1,529 (2011)
Postcode(s) 4680
LGA(s) Gladstone Region
State electorate(s) Gladstone
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Suburbs around Gladstone Central:
Callemondah Callemondah Gladstone Harbour
Callemondah Gladstone Central Barney Point
Callemondah West Gladstone South Gladstone

Gladstone Central is a suburb in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. It is the historic centre and central business district of the city of Gladstone and the seat of the Gladstone Regional Council. In the 2011 census, Gladstone Central had a population of 1,529 people.

Geography

Gladstone Central is bounded by Auckland Inlet on the north, Auckland Creek and Side Street on the west, the railway line on the east and a combination of Scenery Street and Tank Street on the south. The main business and shopping street is Goondoon Street which runs over a hill, its apex being at the intersection with Roseberry Street.

History

The Gladstone Post Office opened on 1 July 1854.

Gladstone State School opened on 1 April 1861 and was later renamed Gladstone Central State School.

Amenities

Gladstone City Library entrance, 39 Goondoon Street, 2014
Entrance to Gladstone City Library, 2014

The Gladstone City Library is at 39 Goondoon Street; it is operated by the Gladstone Regional Council.

Gladstone Entertainment & Convention Centre, 58 Goondoon Street, 2014
Gladstone Entertainment & Convention Centre, 2014

The Gladstone Entertainment & Convention Centre is at 58 Goondoon Street; it is operated by the Gladstone Regional Council. It features an auditorium seating 674 people, a flat floor space which can accommodate 1,500 people standing, an outdoor 600 square metres (6,500 sq ft) marquee on a hard stand, and a number of meeting rooms.

Gladstone Regional Council offices, 101 Goondoon Street, Gladstone Central, 2014
Gladstone Regional Council offices, 2014

There is a Gladstone Regional Council administration centre at 101 Goondoon Street.

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