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A rich and fascinating history


The Mackay City Centre has a rich and fascinating history. The prosperity and pioneering heritage of Mackay is reflected within the City Centre with a collection of beautifully preserved buildings which give an insight into the region’s past. There are nine state-listed and 50 local-listed heritage places identified in the Mackay City and Waterfront area. Find out more about our heritage collection and history by taking the heritage trail or reading more about our Art Deco.


Heritage Trail

Step back in time and take the virtual Mackay City and Waterfront Heritage Trail to journey into the past in the footsteps of our locals.

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Art deco

Mackay is home to the best collection of art deco buildings in Queensland.

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