Welcome to Rockingham
North Facing Beaches - the beaches around Rockingham are very popular with residents and visitors from far and wide. Rockingham features the only north- facing beach in the Perth Metro Area. This means the beach is protected from the harsh afternoon winds.
Strong Local Investment - the value of building approvals in the City of Rockingham as $755 million in the 2013-2014 financial year. This represents a 73% increase in non-residential building applications.
Diverse Local Industry - the city's industries contributed nearly $4 billion per annum in Gross Regional Product over the past 12 months, with 73% of staff living and working locally. Industries include retail, defence, marine, tourism, resources, construction and energy.
Low Vacancy - affordability creates strong rental demand. Rockingham supports one of the lowest vacancy levels in the State. According to RPS April 2014 investor report"the vacancy rate sits almost one percent below the Perth average. this indicates future strength in the investor market".
One Stop Education - with numerous schools, Murdoch University and the newly constructed Challenger Instutute of Technology ; Rockingham offers all levels of education in the one location.
Visitor Centre: The City of Rockingham is a popular destination offering a wide range of visitor experiences and activities. Whether it be a visit to the penguin viewing facility, a dive off one of the many neighbouring islands, sailing a yacht within the protected bays, recreational boat and jetty fishing, enjoying the vast stretches of white sandy beaches, or swimming amongst the wild dolphins that inhabit the local bays - Rockingham promises a memorable and unique experience for every visitor.