Harrison is a suburb of the district of Gungahlin in Canberra, Australia.
Harrisonis a suburb of the district of Gungahlin in Canberra, Australia. The suburb is named after the former city planner Peter Harrison, who was instrumental in reviving Walter Burley Griffin's plan for the National Capital. The suburb is adjacent to the suburbs of Franklin, Gungahlin, Throsby, Kenny and the industrial estate Mitchell. Harrison's place names reflects those of "natural features, waterfalls, plains, tablelands and plateaux". The suburb is located approximately 2 km east of the Gungahlin Town Centre and about 10 km from the centre of Canberra.
After the launch of Light Rail on 20 April by ACT government, Harrison residents can enjoy the benefits of Light Rail from any of the Flemington Road stops.
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Population: 1,001 - 10,000
Time zone: UTC +11:00
Area: 2.917 km2
Elevation: 501 to 1000 metres
Town elevation: 622 m
Population number: 7,687
Local Government Area: Unincorporated ACT