Gungahlin Suburb

Gungahlin Suburb

INTRO

Gungahlin, 2912 is one of the original 18 districts in the Australian Capital Territory, and one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia. 

Gaining a reputation in the local market as one of North Canberra’s most desired suburbs, Gungahlin is located 15 kilometres from the Canberra CBD, close to natural bushland settings and many significant developments currently underway. 

Ever-growing and moving at a rapid pace, life in Gungahlin has evolved to become a combination of luxury living and supreme location

THE BEST OF GUNGAHLIN

Located 15 kilometres to the north of the Canberra CBD, roughly 18 minutes drive, Gungahlin is ideal for residents who want to live outside the hustle and bustle of the city centre without missing out on all the action. 

Home to stage 1 of Canberra’s new light rail network on Hibberson St, Gungahlin residents can easily get into and around Canberra. 

The ACT’s major roads such as Gungahlin Drive, Majura Parkway and Northbourne Avenue are easily accessible by car or bus. The bustling town of Belconnen is under 15 minutes away, while the Federal Highway linking to Goulburn and Sydney is just 3km to the east.

Gungahlin is well known for being one of Canberra’s most multicultural suburbs, with more than 40% of residents born outside of the country. The food and retail offerings around the neighbourhood reflects this mix.

With excellent connectivity, an abundance of transport options and strong neighbourhood bonds throughout most of the suburb, Gungahlin is primarily home to young professionals and families.

A thriving metropolis within easy reach of the city, Gungahlin offers diverse dining, shopping and other leisure experiences. 

Gungahlin Town Centre, located right in the heart of Gungahlin, with shops, cafes and restaurants is a one-stop destination for residents’ everyday needs. 

The Mulanggari Grasslands, a local national park, is also a famous leisure spot for Gungahlin residents, with numerous trail walks and activities for all ages.

Whether it’s for sport or recreation, the cycle path network Gungahlin is waiting to be explored. Multiple access points can be found close throughout the area, each providing direct connections for cyclists to Belconnen, the CBD and beyond.

Key Stats

REGION

The District of Gungahlin - Canberra

POPULATION

6,134,782

TIME TO CBD

20 min

NEAREST TRAIN STATION

Hibberson St Light Rail

MEDIAN PROPERTY PRICE

House: $850,500 Unit: $417,500

MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE

House: $650 PW Unit: $490 PW

Location

IMPORTANT

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Prominently positioned just 14 km south of the Sydney CBD, Kogarah strikes the balance between city and urban living. Kogarah lies across both the Georges River and Bayside Councils, is bounded by the M5, the Cooks River and both the Canterbury Bankstown and Inner West Council area in the north, Botany Bay in the east, the Georges River in the south, and Salt Pan Creek in the west.

  • LGA: The Georges River Council and Bayside Council area
  • Boundaries - Key Landmarks:
    • Key To The Memorial
    • Former Castle Palace Hall

Connectivity

3MIN

to Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve

15MIN

to University of Canberra

17MIN

to The Australian National University

17MIN

to Canberra International & Domestic Airport

18MIN

to Canberra CBD

3.5HRS

to Sydney City

People

Lifestyle

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Gungahlin is very popular for young professionals and young families, with a median age of only 31 and couple families with children making up approximately 52.5% of the population, as a result of the multicultural background of the suburb.

Amenities

Schools / Education

Gungahlin is also well known for a large number of schools and educational institutions in the area and surrounding suburbs. This includes Burgmann Anglican School Valley Campus – one of the best performing schools in Canberra and Teresa of Calcutta’s Catholic Primary School with the reputation of creating well-rounded students.

Harrison Preschool 

Franklin Early Childhood School

Ngunnawal Primary School

Harrison Primary School

Palmerston District Primary School

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School

Teresa of Calcutta’s Catholic Primary School

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

Neville Bonner Primary School

Gold Creek Primary School

Gungahlin College

Burgmann Anglican School Valley Campus

Burgmann Anglican School Forde Campus

John Paul II Catholic College

Healthcare

Hospital

University of Canberra Hospital 

Plant hospital

Medical Centre

Gungahlin Walk-in Centre 

Gungahlin Community Health Centre

Gungahlin Family Healthcare

Gungahlin Medical Centre

Gungahlin Medical Practice

Gungahlin Medical and Surgical Centre

Other Health Professionals

ACT Pathology Gungahlin

Capital Pathology Gungahlin – Hinder St

Retail Precincts

Gungahlin Town Centre is the northernmost town centre in Canberra, located in the commercial heart of Gungahlin in Hibberson St. 

There are currently four retail anchor stores in the town centre: Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, and Big W, all located in separate developments. There are also two licensed clubs, which are the Raiders Club and Eastlake Gungahlin Club, with Gungahlin Public library and several quality schools in the area. 

So whether it is work, play or education, every amenity of modern life is always within easy reach at Gungahlin Town Centre. 

Home to the biggest Coles Supermarket in Canberra as well as over 35 specialty retailers, Gungahlin Village is a large neighbourhood sized shopping centre with everything you need for a one-stop-shop. 

Gungahlin Village is also conveniently located in Hibberson St, next to Stage 1 of Canberra’s new light rail network. 

Marketplace Gungahlin is a convenient, sub regional shopping centre located in the heart of the thriving Gungahlin Town Centre.

With plenty of retail, salons and a great selection of dining options, anchored by Woolworths, Kmart and BIG W, Marketplace Gungahlin is your one-stop shop for shopping, dining and everyday services.

Suburb Market Report

MEDIAN PROPERTY PRICE

House: $850,500 Unit: $417,500

MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE

House: $650 PW Unit: $490 PW

MEDIAN RENTAL YIELD

House: 5.2%* Unit: 6.9%*

VACANCY RATE

1.0%*

ANNUAL GROWTH RATE

House: 7.6% Unit: 1.9%

NUMBER OF PROPERTIES LISTED

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