Page, Australian Capital Territory

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CanberraAustralian Capital Territory
New apartments near Page shops, Canberra.jpg
New flats near Page shops
Page is located in Australian Capital Territory
Coordinates35°14′18″S 149°02′57″E / 35.23833°S 149.04917°E / -35.23833; 149.04917Coordinates: 35°14′18″S 149°02′57″E / 35.23833°S 149.04917°E / -35.23833; 149.04917
Population3,025 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,330/km2 (6,030/sq mi)
Area1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Territory electorate(s)Ginninderra
Federal division(s)Fenner
Suburbs around Page:
Florey Florey Belconnen
Scullin Page Belconnen
Hawker Weetangera Macquarie

Page is a residential suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The suburb is named in honour of Sir Earle Page, a Prime Minister. Streets in Page are named in honour of Australian scientists.[2] Page was established in 1968.[3]


As at the 2016 census, Page had a population of 3,025 people.[1]


Since the closure of Page Primary School and pre school in 1989, the building for the preschool is a private child care called "Wombats".

The private Catholic primary school St Matthews has its campus on the very southern edge of the suburb.the school has grades 1–6 with two classes per grades 2 ovals around a concrete cricket pitch and another oval two times as big as the other ovals that has a set of rugby goal posts.

The Page Shops contains the Page Tavern (opened since 1983), a hairdresser, a beauty salon, Vietnamese Restaurant, real estate agent, and bottle shop

Political representation[edit]

For the purposes of Australian federal elections for the House of Representatives, Page is in the electoral division of Fenner.[4]

For the purposes of Australian Capital Territory elections for the ACT Legislative Assembly, Page is in the Ginninderra electorate.[5]


Silurian age Green grey rhyodacite of the Walker Volcanics underlie the south and center of the suburb. A lens of limestone is found just to the west of the center of the suburb. The mid west has purple and green-grey dacite of the Walker Volcanics that was deposited before the rhyodacite. The north east has purple rhyodacite from the Deakin Volcanics. The Page north west has pink rhyolite from the Deakin Volcanics.[6]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Page (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 June 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Suburb Name search results". ACT Environment and Sustainable Development. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Belconnen's History". Belconnen Community Council. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Profile of the electoral division of Fenner (ACT)". Current federal electoral divisions. Australian Electoral Commission. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Electorates 2012 election". Electorates. ACT Electoral Commission. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  6. ^ Henderson G A M and Matveev G, Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan and Environs 1:50000 1980.