Calwell 2905.

We’ve zoomed in on Calwell and crafted a list of key information to help you better understand the Calwell lifestyle. We know investing in property is a big decision, so our suburb profiles are sure to help you get all the facts.

Calwell sits next to the suburbs of Theodore, Isabella Plains and Richardson and is bounded by Johnson Drive, Were Street, Drakeford Drive and Tharwa Drive.

The current median house price in Calwell is $477,000. So far, for the 2016 calendar year, a total of 97 properties have sold in Calwell. The highest recorded residential sale in Calwell is $1,125,000, seen in 2016 for a property in Mountain Circuit.


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Banks Demographics

  • Calwell has a population of 5,879 people
  • The median age in Calwell is 33 years

Dwelling structure:

  • Separate house: 86.3%
  • Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 7.5%
  • Flat, unit or apartment: 6.2%
  • Other: 0%

Calwell Schools

  • Calwell Primary School
  • Calwell High School
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Calwell Churches

  • Sacred Heart Church
  • Alliance Church Calwell
  • St Mary in the Valley Anglican Parish Centre

Calwell Rubbish Collection

  • General waste collection for Calwell is weekly on a Tuesday
  • Recycling collection for Calwell is fortnightly on a Tuesday
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Calwell Clubs/Community Centres

  • Calwell Club
  • Calwell Neighbourhood Centre

Calwell Parks/Sporting Facilities

Calwell District Playing Fields is one of the largest and highest use sportsgrounds in Canberra. The grounds are accessed off Were Street and have extensive parking areas.

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Calwell Shopping Facilities

The Calwell Centre is a designated shopping centre located on Webber Crescent in the north of the suburb. Among the retail and service outlets are a Woolworths supermarket, service station, tavern, restaurants, car wash, swim school plus several more specialty shops

Calwell Transportation

  • Calwell is serviced by several ACTION bus routes which run between the Tuggeranong, Woden and City bus interchanges
  • Calwell is located close to the Monaro Highway which provides a direct route to Canberra City and to Cooma. Driving by car into the City will take you approximately 20-25 minutes, depending on traffic.
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Note: The Calwell demographic information has been compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census).
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