Macarthur 2904.
Welcome to Macarthur. We’ve zoomed in on Macarthur and crafted a list of key information to help you better understand the Macarthur lifestyle. We know investing in property is a big decision, so our suburb profiles are sure to help you get all the facts.

Macarthur is next to the suburbs of Fadden and Gilmore, and is located north of Isabella Drive.

The current median house price in Macarthur is $627,000. So far, for the 2016 calendar year, a total of 19 properties have sold in Macarthur. The highest recorded residential sale in Macarthur is $850,000, seen in 2016 for a property in Jackie Howe Crescent.


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Macarthur Demographics

  • Macarthur has a population of 1,497 people
  • The median age for people living in Macarthur is 38

Dwelling structure:

  • Separate house: 100%
  • Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 0%
  • Flat, unit or apartment: 0%
  • Other: 0%

Macarthur Schools

The suburb of Macarthur doesn’t actually have any of it’s own schools however as it does share a boundary with the suburbs of Fadden and Chisholm and therefore feeds to the following schools:

  • Fadden Primary School
  • Caroline Chisholm School
  • Erindale College
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Macarthur Churches


  • Brindabella Baptist Church, Fadden
  • Tuggeranong Presbyterian Church, Gowrie
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, Gowrie
  • Canberra Revival Fellowship, Chisholm

Macarthur Rubbish Collection


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

There are no clubs or community centres in Macarthur however there are a couple in the neighbouring suburbs:

  • Chisholm Vikings Club
  • Chisholm Sports Club
  • Tuggeranong Vikings Club
  • Tuggeranong Southern Cross Club

Macarthur Parks/Sporting Facilities


  • Wanniassa Hills, part of the Canberra Nature Park is located in Macarthur
  • Macarthur also includes a horse holding paddock
  • The Macarthur Scout Group
  • The Fadden Pine Plantation, a recreational area with substantial playground and barbecue facilities
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Macarthur Shopping Facilities


  • Chisholm Shopping Complex
  • Gowrie local shops, Jefferies Street
  • The Erindale Centre
  • Tuggeranong Hyperdome
  • Calwell Shopping Complex

Macarthur Transportation


  • Several ACTION bus routes service Macarthur with links to the Tuggeranong and Woden bus interchanges
  • Additional peak hour bus services are available
  • Driving by car will take you approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic, with various routes available to you, either via Yamba Drive, Monaro Highway or the Tuggeranong Parkway
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Note: The Macarthur demographic information has been compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census).
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