Only a short drive from the regional city of Gladstone are the picturesque, coastal communities of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands. With a local population of over 12000 residents. These 'twin' communities are linked across the Boyne River and offer a quality mix of residential, business, shopping, industry and environment. Locals and a large number of visitors to the region enjoy foreshore parks and fishing on the calm river waters including the famed annual event, the Boyne Tannum Hook-up. The island is also home to Australia's largest Aluminium Smelter that employs 1300 people.
Serving these communities is Tannum Central Shopping Centre located an easy distance from the river and tourist park. The recently refurbished Coles store provides the ultimate in freshness and convenience alongside a mix of specialty stores. Customers can grab a bite to eat, enjoy some retail therapy or take advantage of the services from Surf Dive N Ski, Tannum Nails and Spa, Commonwealth Bank, V and L Hair, Australia Post, Liquor Stax, Healthcare Pharmacy and plus more stores opening soon. At Tannum Central, customers have easy access and undercover parking making it the ideal retail destination.