Streets are named after people involved with the civilian war effort during the world wars. The main street through the suburb is named after Sir Lawrence Wackett KBE, DFC, AFC, who is widely regarded as the "father of the Australian aircraft industry". On Census night 2011, Theodore had a population of 4,020 people, and had a median age of 31 compared to the Australian median age of 37. It is next to the suburbs of Conder and Calwell. It is bounded by the Monaro Highway and Tharwa drive. Located in the suburb is Theodore Primary School and a neighbourhood oval. It borders on Tuggeranong Hill and the Canberra Nature Park of Tuggeranong Hill nature reserve. (source)
Area of Theodore
3.1 sq Kms
Average children per family
All private dwellings
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The most common ancestries in Theodore were
Work will be undertaken to improve information on trail descriptions, designation of trails for different uses and a scale to enable users to accurately estimate distances for chosen routes.
Low hanging branches in Burhop Place Theodore have been cut back to restore line of sight for drivers and free footpaths for padestrians.
Completed 11 June 2014
In December 2015 a traffic speed survey will be organised and followed with the deployment of Mobile Traffic Safety Cameras to Chippindall Circuit in Theodore.
Streetlight out the front of 47 Callister Crescent Theodore replaced.
Completed 30 June 2014