Evatt is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Evatt lies between the suburbs of Mckellar, Belconnen, Florey, Melba and Spence.
It is named after Herbert Vere Evatt (1894–1965) who was a Justice of the High Court and leader of the opposition in the 1950’s. The suburb was gazetted on 2 November 1972. Streets in the suburb are named after people associated with parliament, and law professionals.
Evatt has three neighbourhood ovals: Evatt Neighbourhood Oval, adjacent to Evatt Primary School; South West Evatt Oval, and St. Monica’s Primary School oval. Evatt is bordered by Copland Drive, Owen Dixon Drive, William Webb Drive and Ginninderra Drive.