Chifley


Chifley (postcode: 2606) is a suburb of Canberra, Australia, in the district of Woden Valley. The suburb’s area is 1.6 square kilometres (0.62 sq mi).

It was named after Joseph Benedict Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia from July 1945 to December 1949. The streets of Chifley are named for scientists and educationalists.

It is next to the suburbs of Pearce, Lyons and Phillip. Behind it stands Mount Taylor, which is a nature park. It is bordered by Hindmarsh Drive and Melrose Drive. A local shopping centre and Chifley Neighbourhood Oval are located in the suburb.