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Engaging place for people to live, learn, work and play

City Centre

Mackay City Centre is a fusion of art, culture, and heritage. This setting coupled with the eclectic mix of businesses, including retail, dining, health and beauty, entertainment, professional services, accommodation, technical services and much more, provides the perfect place to wine and dine, relax, and unwind.  This precinct allows a vibrant, accessible, and engaging place for people to live, learn, work and play.

The City Centre sits upon a grid street plan comprising of 30-metre-wide road reserves.  The tropical streetscape is lined with art deco heritage buildings which makes an enormous contribution to the sense of place within the City Centre.

In 2015 the heart of the City Centre underwent a revitalisation that featured a complete makeover of the area’s physical infrastructure and aesthetics, services, and image.  The purpose of the project was to establish a vibrant, accessible community hub that supports investment and inner city living.

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What to do

Shopping and sightseeing, wining, and dining, relaxing and unwinding – the to-do list of Mackay Waterfront highlights is endless!