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About Rothwell

Located in the west of the Redcliffe Peninsula, Rothwell is a residential area with a growing commercial district.

The Zone at Rothwell is home to a diverse mixture of retail businesses, including a Woolworths and Officeworks. A Bunnings and Harvey Norman stores are located along Anzac Avenue.

Rothwell train station opened in 2016 connecting residents to the Brisbane city, Springfield and Ipswich train lines.

Rothwell is also home to the Redcliffe Airport/Aerodrome

Educational facilities in Rothwell include Mueller College providing private primary and secondary education and Grace Lutheran College Rothwell a private secondary educational campus.

History of Rothwell

The suburb's name originates from the president of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland, Thomas James Rothwell, who in 1921 proposed a memorial drive marked by an avenue of trees to Redcliffe via the upgraded main road known as Anzac Avenue.

Rothwell was officially named as a suburb on 1 July 1970.


The Latest Rothwell News


news   •   14-10-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Our clubs chasing grand final glory

North Pine, Redcliffe and Albany Creek will be looking to finish their 2021 seasons in style this weekend by bringing home grand final silverware.…

Local News   •   24-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

A whole new world on stage

It is the tale of a loveable thief with a heart of gold, and the musical Aladdin Jr will be loved by a new audience, when Mueller College students rub the genie’s bottle and unleash their theatrical talents in June.…

Local News   •   18-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Give Xena a home

This young, playful greyhound has been rescued and needs a home to call her own. Can you help?…

news   •   13-5-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Dean makes grade at Queensland Junior Cup

Rothwell student Dean Linsdell took one of the major awards at the 2021 Queensland Junior Cup at Caboolture Bowl.…

Local News   •   25-3-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Tigers girls ready to roar

Registrations still open for Redcliffe AFL Tigers…

Employmeet revamps job market

A new platform creating more meaningful connections for job seekers and employers will be launched this month, coming at a crucial time for both parties.…

'Awesome' effort at Sprints

Grace swimmers “exceeded our expectations” at the Vorgee Brisbane Sprint Championships, say club coaches.…

Secrets to keeping bees

Gardens have become a hive of activity for a growing number beekeepers in the past year and expert Scott Bevis says conditions are perfect to give it a go at home.…

Return of the corner store

Convenience is the driving force behind four new retail developments on a 5.5km stretch of Anzac Ave in this region according to a retail expert.…

Shining lights in Class of 2020

Schools in the Moreton Bay Region have revealed some details of their first ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks) students’ achievements.…

Blood blitz to avoid shortage

Residents across the Moreton Bay Region have been given an added incentive by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood to boost blood stocks during Christmas and New Year.…

Still waiting to break drought

We may be facing the wettest summer in a decade, but Seqwater’s dams, which supply the Moreton Bay Region, are still in a ‘drought response’ phase.…

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