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    Suburb Information for Belconnen (ACT 2617)

History

Belconnen is the name associated with the locality since the days of the early settlers. The name has been taken from a land grant that was made in 1837 to the explorer Captain Charles Sturt in the area.

Street Naming Theme

The naming of streets in the suburb is based on Lord Mayors and Mayors throughout Australia during that time period.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.3 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

BELCONNEN MALL - 0.3 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 2.5 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

FLOREY PRIMARY - 1.7 km

High School

CANBERRA HIGH SCHOOL, MACQUARIE - 1.9 km

College

LAKE GINNINDERRA COLLEGE - 0.7 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 1.6 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 4.8%
Townhouses: 42.9%
Flats & units: 52.3%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 30 years
Population: 4,437