In 1967, the then National Capital Development Commission adopted the "Y Plan" which laid out future urban development in Canberra around a series of central shopping and commercial area known as the 'town centres' linked by freeways, the layout of which roughly resembled the shape of the letter Y, with Tuggeranong at the base of the Y and Belconnen and Gungahlin located at the ends of the arms of the Y. At the 2016 census, the most commonly nominated ancestries were: The 2016 census showed that 32% of the ACT's inhabitants were born overseas.
Suburbs in Canberra Central (often referred to as North Canberra and South Canberra) were further developed in the 1950s and urban development in the districts of Woden Valley and Belconnen commenced in the mid and late 1960s respectively.
In 1967 the then National Capital Development Commission adopted the "Y Plan" which laid out future urban development in Canberra around a series of central shopping and commercial area known as the 'town centres' linked by freeways, the layout of which roughly resembled the shape of the letter Y, with Tuggeranong at the base of the Y and Belconnen and Gungahlin located at the ends of the arms of the Y. Development in Canberra has been closely regulated by government, both through planning processes and the use of crown lease terms that have tightly limited the use of parcels of land.
Prior to its closure in 2009, prisoners were held in remand at the Belconnen Remand Centre in the ACT but usually imprisoned in New South Wales.
Another Kingsford Smith Drive, which is located in the Canberra district of Belconnen, intersects with Southern Cross Drive.
Another off-campus student accommodation was launched by UniGardens Pty, University Gardens located in Belconnen.
The road William Hovell Drive which connects the districts of Belconnen to North Canberra in Canberra, Australia is named after him.
(Sturt named the property 'Belconnen', a name now applied to the nearby population centre.) In 1838 he, with Giles Strangways, a Mr McLeod, and Captain John Finnis, herded cattle overland from Sydney to Adelaide, on the way proving that the Hume and the Murray were the same river.
In June 2019, the government of the Australian Capital Territory announced that, after considering allegations made to the Government, submissions by the Slim family and the royal commission into child sexual abuse, it had decided to change the name of William Slim Drive, which connects the town centres of Belconnen and Gungahlin.
The campus is within walking distance of Westfield Belconnen, and 8.7 km (5.4 mi) distance to Canberra's Civic Centre.
There are three accommodation options for students - UniLodge (consisting of Cooper Lodge, Weeden Lodge and more recently UC Lodge, all run by UniLodge Australia Pty Ltd), University of Canberra Village (run by Campus Living Villages) and University Gardens (located in neighbor suburb of Belconnen, run by UniGardens Pty).
Less and JB HI FI), Belconnen, and Hornsby.
The final store in the planned closures was MYER at Belconnen, although Myer has decided it shall instead spare the store and refurbish it instead.
This concludes Myer’s strategy, resulting in 6 store closures and 60 Myer stores remaining, including Belconnen.
Australian Capital Territory (2) Myer Belconnen.