THE QUEENSLAND SIMMENTAL BULL SALE
Rockhampton (often referred to as RockVegas) is well known as “the Beef Capital of Australia” and this is validated because it was selected as the location for Beef Australia. A major international event for the cattle industry. Our fellow cattle producers at Casino (NSW) continue attempting to claim the title of the Beef Capital for their town- they might be talking but no-ones listening and on top of that everyone knows a “Casino” is smaller than “Vegas”.
The location of the sale at Gracemere (a leisurely twenty-minute drive from Rockhampton) is perfectly situated for interstate travellers as Rockhampton also includes a significant airport with routes easily accessible throughout Australia. A visit to Rockhampton to attend the sale is also a great opportunity for the family with beaches 45 minutes away at Yeppoon or Emu Park. A variety of other tourist destinations are also in close proximity including Great Keppel Island and the historical town and mine at Mount Morgan.
Rockhampton is also home to the Stockland Shopping Center which has a variety of retail outlets offering products not available within remote Queensland. Numerous accommodation offerings exist both at Gracemere and Rockhampton suitable for most budgets.