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    Suburb Information for Fyshwick (ACT 2609)

History

Sir Philip was a Legislator, Federalist and one of the Founders of the Constitution. He was the premier of Tasmania from 1877 to 1878 and from 1887 to 1892. He represented the State at the 1891 and 1897-08 Federal Conventions, held several Commonwealth portfolios before retiring from politics in 1910.

The suburb name "Fyshwick" was gazetted on 20 September 192

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Fyshwick are named after Industrial Towns.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

2.7 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

CANBERRA CENTRE - 5.8 km

Closest hospital

QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL & HEALTH SERVICE - 6.5 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

ST BENEDICT'S PRIMARY SCHOOL - 2.5 km

High School

TELOPEA HIGH SCHOOL, BARTON - 3.5 km

College

ST CLARE'S COLLEGE - 2.1 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 6.7 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 35.1%
Townhouses: 1.4%
Flats & units: 1.4%
Other: 62.1%
Average age: 49 years
Population: 647