Richardson 2905.

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

Richardson is next to the suburbs of Calwell, Isabella Plains, Gowrie and Chisholm. It is bounded by Johnson Drive, Ashley Drive and Isabella Drive.

The current median house price in Richardson is $730,000. So far, for the 2016 calendar year, a total of 34 properties have sold in Richardson. The highest recorded residential sale in Richardson is $730,000, seen in 2011 for a property in Dawbin Place.


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Richardson Demographics

  • Richardson has a population of 3,146 people
  • The median age in Richardson is 33 years


Dwelling structure:

  • Separate house: 96.7%
  • Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 2.4%
  • Flat, unit or apartment: 0.9%
  • Other: 0%

Richardson Schools


  • Caroline Chisholm School
  • Richardson Primary School
  • Calwell High School
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Richardson doesn’t specifically have any churches located in the suburb however the closest churches are:

  • Canberra Revival Fellowship, Chisholm
  • The Church of Good Shepherd, Chisholm
  • Tuggeranong Presbyterian Church, Gowrie
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, Gowrie

Richardson Rubbish Collection

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

There are no clubs or community centres in Richardson however there are several in the neighbouring suburb of Chisholm:

  • Chisholm Community Centre
  • Chisholm Vikings Club
  • Chisholm Sports Club

Richardson Parks/Sporting Facilities


  • Richardson Neighbourhood oval
  • Richardson Scout Hall
  • Richardson residents also have access to Lake Tuggeranong, a popular spot for sport and recreational activities
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Richardson Shopping Facilities


  • The Richardson Shops are located on Clift Street 
  • The Chisholm Shopping Centre has a variety of shops and service outlets including a Coles Supermarket, ALDI, tavern, restaurants, general practitioner, dentist, service station and several other businesses
  • Erindale Shopping Centre
  • The Tuggeranong Hyperdome in the heart of Tuggeranong is a short 5 minute drive

Richardson Transportation


  • Richardson is serviced by several ACTION bus routes
  • Additional peak hour services also run through the suburb
  • Richardson is located within easy access to the Monaro Highway providing residents with direct links to the Canberra City. Depending on traffic, a trip to the city will take approximately 20 – 25 minutes
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Note: The Richardson demographic information has been compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census).
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