Franklin (postcode: 2913) is a suburb of Canberra, Australia in the district of Gungahlin. It is named after the novelist Miles Franklin. The streets in Franklin are named after writers. It comprises an area of approximately 256 hectares. It is bounded by Flemington Road to the north and east, Wells Station Drive to the south, and Gungahlin Drive to the west.
Franklin is serviced by ACTION bus routes 58 (weekdays) and 958 (weekends).
The suburb of Franklin includes a number of large open space to provide a pedestrian and cyclist network, and to provide an ecological corridor for the movement of native wildlife.
The Red Hill Heritage Site including an old pipeclay mine;
The Mulangarri and North Mitchell Grasslands;
The Gungaderra Creek;
Old Wells Station Track which connects the Wells Station Heritage Precinct (located in the neighbouring suburb of Harrison) with the Gungaderra Homestead, and Red Hill Heritage Site through to the Gungahlin Town Centre.