Home to more than 50,000 residents and with three new suburbs on the plans, Gungahlin is both established yet experiencing the hum of growth. Made up of affordable apartments, town houses and homes on various sized sites depending on the suburb, Gungahlin is serviced by several arterial roads that access the other satellite cities of Canberra quickly and efficiently.
With views of mountain ranges and an array of nature reserves, residents can also enjoy running and cycle tracks, playgrounds and BBQ facilities by the water’s edge at Yerrabi Pond and Gungahlin Pond.
Suburbs making up Gungahlin include: Amaroo, Bonner, Casey, Crace, Forde, Franklin, Gungahlin, Hall, Harrison, Ngunnawal, Nicholls and Palmerston, with the suburb of Moncrieff well under development. Mitchell is one of Canberra’s few light industrial suburbs.
The bustling Gungahlin Town Centre and offers all the key components of a vibrant community, including a library, senior school, medical services, cafés, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, specialty retailers, department stores, a fantastic leisure centre and recreational facilities. Sport buffs are well catered for in Gungahlin. Rugby league, rugby union, football, cricket and netball are just some of the sports with teams competing in local competitions.
Bike riding around the local lakes is popular and if golf is your thing, there are two renowned courses. The Gold Creek Village precinct has an array of attractions with boutique shopping, cafes and even an old English Pub. Delight the kids at the National Dinosaur Museum and Cockington Green Gardens appeals to all ages.
Relaxing at Yerrabi Pond. Wet a line and try to hook one of the local fish species, or catch up with friends at the park and have a picnic while the kids tackle the adventure playground or cut some moves at Canberra’s best skate bowls.
The wholesome, delicious offerings from the bustling Capital Region Farmers Market every Saturday morning at Exhibition Park.
Mulligan’s Flat Nature Reserve, a sanctuary at the forefront of Australian wildlife conservation. The only place in Canberra where you’ll see special birds, turtles and marsupials in the wild.
There’s no shortage of parks, playgrounds and sports facilities right throughout the area, including swimming pools and cycle paths.
Inner North is well serviced by a breadth of school types from government to Catholic to independent. Primary schools include Campbell Primary, Ainslie North Primary, Ainslie School, Majura Primary, Lyneham Primary, Rosary Primary, St Joseph’s Primary, St Thomas More’s Primary and Blue Gum Community School.
Secondary schools Campbell High, Lyneham High, Dickson College are all government co-ed and there are two independent combined schools Brindabella Christian College (preschool to Y12) and Emmaus Christian School (preschool to Y10). Merici College is a Catholic girls secondary school and Daramalan College is co-ed.