Suburb Information for Belconnen (ACT 2617)
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.
Distance to City GPO:
Closest Major Shopping Centre
BELCONNEN MALL - 0.3 km
CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 2.5 km
Closest Educational Institutions:
FLOREY PRIMARY - 1.7 km
CANBERRA HIGH SCHOOL, MACQUARIE - 1.9 km
LAKE GINNINDERRA COLLEGE - 0.7 km
UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 1.6 km
(approximate straight line distances)
|Average age:||30 years|
|Flats & units:||52.3%|