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    Suburb Information for Chisholm (ACT 2905)

History

Caroline Chisholm was a woman that helped man kind however she could and was a social worker who established a home in Sydney to provide free shelter and employment registry for female immigrants. She travelled extensively arranging employment for immigrants, organised settlement of families and family immigration. She formed the Family Colonisation Loan Society in 1849.

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

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Chisholm are named after notable women.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.9 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

CALWELL SHOPS - 1.8 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 8.7 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

CHISHOLM PRIMARY - 0.4 km

High School

CAROLINE CHISHOLM HIGH SCHOOL, CHISHOLM - 0.6 km

College

MACKILLOP COLLEGE - 2.9 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 15.8 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 97.1%
Townhouses: 2.7%
Flats & units: 0.2%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 35 years
Population: 5,238