Campbell 2612 is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Covering an area to the South East of the central business district, Campbell sits at the base of Mount Ainslie and is bounded to the south east by the Mount Pleasant Nature Reserve. At the 2016 census, Campbell had a population of 4,997 people.
The suburb of Campbell is named after Robert Campbell, the owner of Duntroon station on which Campbell is now located. Many buildings built by Robert Campbell and his family are still standing around Canberra, including Blundell’s Cottage, St John the Baptist Church, Reid, Duntroon House (now part of RMC Duntroon) and Yarralumla House (now Government House).
Located in Campbell are the Australian War Memorial, Royal Military College, Duntroon, the Australian Defence Force Academy, and the CSIRO Corporate Headquarters. Also with addresses in the suburb are the ‘Ainslie Village’ accommodation centre for people with special needs and the Campbell Park Offices.
Schools located in the suburb include Campbell High School, Campbell Primary School and Canberra Grammar Northside Infant School.