Rocklea, an industrial and residential suburb, is nine km south of central Brisbane. It was named after the Rocky Water Holes, a watercourse that rises in the Toohey Forest Park in Nathan and enters the Oxley Creek near its junction with the Brisbane Golf Course.

Further Reading: 

Annie McKenzie, Memories along Boggo Track, Brisbane, Boolarong, 1992

Sunday Mail, 7 July 1929

Tapestry of time: a history of the Rocklea State School and the district, Rocklea, Centenary Committee of the Rocklea State School, 1995


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