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    Suburb Information for Theodore (ACT 2905)

History

Theodore was named after the Honourable Edward Glanville Theodore (1884-1950). Honourable Edward Glanville Theodore was a Member of Parliament and was a successful Businessman. He was a Member of the Queensland Parliament from 1909-25, Treasurer and Minister for Public Works from 1915-19, Premier of Queensland from 1919-25, Member of Federal Parliament from 1927-31 and Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister from 1929-31. Honourable Theodore was the Chairman for the Consolidated Press from 1936-39 and was Director-General of Allied Works from 1942-44.

The suburb name "Theodore" was gazetted on 5 August 1975

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Theodore are named after those involved in the civilian war effort during World War I and World War II.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

2.6 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

CALWELL SHOPS - 1.7 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 11.6 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

THEODORE PRIMARY - 0.4 km

High School

CALWELL HIGH SCHOOL, CALWELL - 1.0 km

College

MACKILLOP COLLEGE - 3.7 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 18.9 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 94.6%
Townhouses: 3.9%
Flats & units: 1.4%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 33 years
Population: 4,020