Torrens is a suburb in the Woden Valley district of Canberra, Australia.
Torrens is a suburb in the Woden Valley district of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir Robert Torrens, a former Premier of South Australia and instigator of the Torrens title system of land registration. The suburb was gazetted on 12 May 1966.
The name was proposed by "contemporaries of Sir Robert Torrens; SA pioneers and politicians" and gazetted on 20 September 1928; the suburb was gazetted on 12 May 1966. Streets in Torrens are named after South Australian pioneers.
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Population: 1,001 - 10,000
Time zone: UTC +11:00
Area: 1.301 km2
Elevation: 501 to 1000 metres
Town elevation: 652 m
Population number: 2,206
Local Government Area: Unincorporated ACT