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    Suburb Information for Conder (ACT 2906)

History

Charles Conder was a painter, lithographer and fan designer. He was a member of the Heidelberg School and has played a memorable part in the growth of the first Australian school of open-air painting. He became an associate of Societe Nationale des beaux Arts in 1892. Charles Edward Conder was represented in the Australian National Gallery, all Australian State and many regional galleries, the Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Tate Gallery in London and in other public collections in the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

The suburb name "Conder" was gazetted on 12 March 1987

Street Naming Theme

Streets in Conder are named after Members of the Heidelberg School, Towns associated with the Heidelberg School, Directors, Trustees of State and National Galleries, Patrons and Benefactors and Other Artists.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

1.1 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

LANYON MARKETPLACE - 1.1 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 12.6 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

CHARLES CONDER PRIMARY - 0.8 km

High School

LANYON HIGH SCHOOL - 0.7 km

College

MACKILLOP COLLEGE - 4.0 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 20.0 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 84.9%
Townhouses: 14.9%
Flats & units: 0.0%
Other: 0.2%
Average age: 35 years
Population: 5,315