Chifley

Chifley, Australian Capital Territory

Chifley is a suburb in the Canberra, Australia district of Woden. Chifley's postcode is 2606.

It was named after Joseph Benedict Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia from July 1945 to December 1949.

Chifley is next to the suburbs of Pearce, Phillip, Lyons and Waramanga. Melrose Primary School (formerly known as Chifley Primary School), a local shopping centre and Chifley Neighbourhood Oval are all located in the suburb.

Geology

Chifley is underlaid by Silurian age Deakin Volcanics rhyodacite which are coloured green-grey, red or purple.

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