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Travel by bus with your Beef Australia 2012 ticket

Visitors to Beef Australia 2012 can access the Rockhampton Showgrounds with ease under a new ticketing arrangement with Youngs Bus Service.

Discoutned prices will be on offer for Beef Australia 2012 ticket holders:

  • $3 one way or $6 return from Yeppoon and Emu Park to Beef Australia 2012
  • $1.50 one way or $3 return from Gracemere to Beef Australia 2012

To be eligible for this discount, passengers must show one of the following:

  • Beef2012 Accreditation - exhibitors, sponsors, contractors
  • Daily or weekly tickets
  • Any function or entertainment tickets

All bus drivers will have a copy of the acceptable forms of ID on hand In their buses.

Buses will pick up and drop off outside the main entrance to the Rockhampton Showgrounds on Exhibition Road beside the Robert Schwarten Pavilion.

Parking, Street Access and Road Closures

Parking

Parking is available on the ovals of the Rockhampton State High School. The entry is opposite the CQ Leagues Club, with access via North Street.

A full-day parking pass is $7, payable at the gates.

Local Road Closures

Lion Creek Road, between Hall Street and Exhibition Road, will be closed to all through traffic between 7.30am on Monday April 16, through to 7.30am on Friday, May 18.

Exhibition Road, between Lion Creek Road and Wandal Road roundabout, will be closed to all traffic between 3.30am on Wednesday May 2, through to 7.30am on Tuesday May 15.

Highways

Motorists planning to travel to Rockhampton for Beef Australia 2012 are advised to plan their trip well in advance due to an unprecedented number of road reconstruction works that are currently underway on Queensland's road network.

Operation Queenslander is the largest reconstruction effort in Queensland's history, rebuilding communities, fixing infrastructure, and restoring regional economies after flooding and cyclone events in 2010/11.

Works are underway on key roads such as the Bruce, Capricorn, Leichhardt, Gregory, Burnett and Warrego highways.

Work sites on these roads will increase travel times and motorists are advised to plan their journey as delays of up to 15 minutes can be expected at each work site.

Motorists should drive to the changed conditions and obey all signage as safety is our number one priority.

This program of works is being delivered under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), a joint federal and state initiative.

Under these arrangements the Australian Government provides 75% of the funding with 25% from the Queensland Government.

  • Before travelling to Beef Australia 2012, visit www.131940.qld.gov.au, or call 13 19 40 to check where road works are taking place. 
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