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Rosslyn is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 574 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 4703
LGA(s) Shire of Livingstone
State electorate(s) Keppel
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Localities around Rosslyn:
Lammermore Coral Sea Coral Sea
Lammermore Rosslyn Coral Sea
Taroomball Causeway Lake Mulambin

Rosslyn is a coastal town and a locality on the Capricorn Coast in the Shire of Livingstone, Queensland, Australia.


Historically, the town of Rosslyn developed along the beaches on either side of Statue Rock, a headland into the Coral Sea. However, when locality boundaries were formalised, Statue Rock was placed on the boundary of the locality of Lammermoor to the west and the locality of Rosslyn to the east.

The northern boundary of the locality is coastal commencing at Statue Rock along the beach at Statue Bay (where the residential development is located) to Rosslyn Head (where the Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour has been developed). The eastern boundary of the locality is also coastal, commencing at Rosslyn Head, along Kemp Beach to Bluff Point.

The Scenic Highway runs from south to north-west through the locality.

Most of the land in the locality is undeveloped. The Rosslyn Head area is mostly reserved as the Capricorn Coast National Park, apart from the marina and a resort. Bluff Point is also part of the national park. Most of the inland parts of the locality remain Crown land under the control of the Queensland Government.

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