Hackett is an inner north suburb of Canberra, the capital city of Australia.
Hackett is an inner north suburb of Canberra, the capital city of Australia. Located approximately 4.5 km (2.8 mi) north-east of the central business district, Hackett is adjacent to Watson, Dickson and Ainslie. It is bounded by Antill Street and Philip Avenue, and the Mount Majura Nature Reserve to the east. Hackett has a neighbourhood oval, and shopping centre.
The suburb was named after Sir John Winthrop Hackett (1848–1916), who was a newspaper editor and worker for the Federation of Australia. Streets in Hackett are named after scientists.
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Population: 1,001 - 10,000
Time zone: UTC +11:00
Area: 1.95 km2
Elevation: 501 to 1000 metres
Town elevation: 617 m
Population number: 2,991
Local Government Area: Unincorporated ACT