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    Suburb Information for Page (ACT 2614)

History

Page was named after Sir Earle Christmas Grafton Page (1880-1961). Sir Earle was elected to Federal Parliament as member for Cowper in 1918 and held his seat for forty-two years. For twenty-two of these years, he was Minister as well as being the Leader of the Country Party. He served as Deputy Prime Minister and, following the death of J.A. Lyons in 1939 acted as Prime Minister for twenty days. Sir Earle was knighted in 1938 and was the first Chancellor of the University of New England.

The suburb name "Page" was gazetted on 6 June 1968

Street Naming Theme

Street names in Page are named after scientists..

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.8 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

BELCONNEN MALL - 1.5 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 3.8 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

ST MATTHEW'S PRIMARY SCHOOL - 0.8 km

High School

BELCONNEN HIGH SCHOOL, HAWKER - 1.4 km

College

HAWKER COLLEGE - 1.8 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 3.2 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 63.8%
Townhouses: 35.4%
Flats & units: 0.4%
Other: 0.4%
Average age: 40 years
Population: 2,880