Jump to top

    Suburb Information for Fadden (ACT 2904)

History

The Suburb name of Fadden was gazetted as a Division name on 5 August 1975 and commemorates the achievements of Rt Hon. Sir Arthur William Fadden, PC, GC, MG (1875-1973). Many of his achievements included, Prime Minister of Australia August-October (1941) and served as a member of the house of Representatives 1936-1958. Sir Arthur held a seat in the House of Representative for Darling Downes, Queensland 1936-49 and for McPherson, Queensland 1949-58. He was the leader of the Country Party 1941-58, Leader of the Opposition 1941-43 and Treasurer 1949-58.

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

Street Naming Theme

The theme for the fifty eight streets in Fadden is Queensland Politicians.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

1.6 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

ERINDALE SHOPPING CENTRE - 1.7 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 6.4 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

FADDEN PRIMARY - 0.3 km

High School

CAROLINE CHISHOLM HIGH SCHOOL, CHISHOLM - 1.8 km

College

ERINDALE COLLEGE - 2.0 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 13.6 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 97.6%
Townhouses: 2.4%
Flats & units: 0.0%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 44 years
Population: 3,081