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    Suburb Information for Monash (ACT 2904)

History

Monash commemorates the achievements of General Sir John Monash, (1865-1931). General Monash was one of Australia's outstanding Army Commanders of the 1914-18 War. A distinguished engineer and Commander of Australian Army in France 1918.

The suburb name "Monash" was gazetted on 1 August 1975

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Monash are named after engineers.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

1.5 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

ERINDALE SHOPPING CENTRE - 1.3 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 7.8 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

MONASH PRIMARY - 0.1 km

High School

WANNIASSA SCHOOL SENIOR CAMPUS - 2.4 km

College

MACKILLOP COLLEGE - 1.0 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 15.3 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 77.3%
Townhouses: 21.0%
Flats & units: 1.8%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 41 years
Population: 5,422