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    Suburb Information for Braddon (ACT 2612)

History

The suburb was named after Sir Edward Braddon (1829-1904) who was a Legislator, Federalist and one of the Founders of the Constitution. He was a member of the State House of Assembly since 1879, the Premier of Tasmania from 1894-1899 and elected as a Tasmanian Member of the first house of Representatives in 1901.

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

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Braddon are aboriginal words, Legislators and Pioneers.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.4 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

CANBERRA CENTRE - 1.0 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 4.8 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

AINSLIE PRIMARY SCHOOL, AINSLIE - 0.5 km

High School

CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL, CAMPBELL - 1.4 km

College

MERICI COLLEGE - 0.5 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 1.9 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 10.3%
Townhouses: 14.3%
Flats & units: 75.4%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 29 years
Population: 4,556