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    Suburb Information for Evatt (ACT 2617)

History

Named after Herbert Vere Evatt (1894-1965) who was a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1930-40. He was a Member of the House of Representatives from 1940-60, Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs 1941-49, Deputy Prime Minister from 1946-49, President, United Nations General Assembly 1948-49, Leader of the Opposition from 1951-60 and Chief Justice of New South Wales from 1960-62.

The suburb name "Evatt" was gazetted on 2 November 1972

Street Naming Theme

Streets in Evatt are named after Legal Professionals and those associated with the Parliament.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

2.9 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

BELCONNEN MALL - 2.9 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 4.6 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

MILES FRANKLIN PRIMARY - 0.2 km

High School

MELBA COPLAND HIGH SCHOOL, MELBA - 1.8 km

College

MELBA COPLAND COLLEGE, MELBA - 0.9 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 3.3 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 94.4%
Townhouses: 4.2%
Flats & units: 1.4%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 37 years
Population: 5,414