Wright, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Construction of Wright in 2011 as viewed from Mount Stromlo.
|Population||2,753 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2,120/km2 (5,480/sq mi)|
|Gazetted||27 July 2010|
|Area||1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|Location||10 km (6 mi) W of Canberra City|
Wright (postcode: 2611) is a suburb currently under development in the Molonglo Valley district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. It is named in honour of Judith Wright, a poet, environmentalist and Aboriginal land rights advocate.
Location and urban structure
Construction of the first house in Wright was completed in June 2012.
Wright did not have a separate geographical identifier allocated on the date of the 2011 census, and was grouped with the Weston Creek-Stromlo statistical sub-division. In this division, there was a population of 17, with 10 males and seven females. The ABS recorded nine dwellings, with a median weekly household income of A$2,250. Peculiarly, an unusually high number of motor vehicles per dwelling was recorded, at 12.7.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wright (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Search for street and suburb names: Wright". Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate. ACT Government. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
- Downie, Graham (3 January 2008). "Suburbs named in new district". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
- Anderson, Stephanie (11 June 2012). "Wright home ready for move-in". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "2011 Community Profiles: Weston Creek-Stromlo - SSD Bal". 2011 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- Henderson, G. A. M.; Matveev, G (1980). Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan and Environs.
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