Rolleston is a small town on the Comet River in Central Queensland. It is located in the Central Highlands Regional Council local government area, 335 kilometres (208 mi) west of Gladstone and 694 kilometres (431 mi) northwest of Brisbane. Springsure, the nearest town lies 71 kilometres (44 mi) south-east. Rolleston lies on the junction of the Carnarvon, Gregory and Dawson highways. At the 2006 census, Rolleston and the surrounding area had a population of 219.