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    Suburb Information for Holt (ACT 2615)

History

Harold Holt was the Prime Minister of Australia from 1966-67 and was then a Member of the House of Representatives from 1935-67. He was also the Minister for Labour and national service from 1940-41 and then from 1949-58. He was the Minister for Immigration from 1949-56 and was Treasurer from 1958-66.

The suburb name "Holt" was gazetted on 2 July 1970

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Holt are named after Sportsmen and Sportswomen such as Jack Biggs, motor cyclist to Alexander Burdon, one of the founders of Rugby League.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.8 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

KIPPAX FAIR - 0.8 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 7.5 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

MACGREGOR PRIMARY - 1.3 km

High School

BELCONNEN HIGH SCHOOL, HAWKER - 3.6 km

College

ST FRANCIS XAVIER COLLEGE - 2.6 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 6.8 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 57.7%
Townhouses: 34.2%
Flats & units: 8.0%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 37 years
Population: 4,814