About Weston Creek
Weston Creek ACT
Weston Creek is a district of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia which lies west of the Woden Valley district. Belconnen and Tuggeranong lie to the north and southeast respectively. Stromlo Forest, a pine plantation, used to lie to the west before a bushfire in January 2003 destroyed it; that land is currently being redeveloped. It was named for Captain Edward Weston.
The number of people living in the district is estimated as 24,000.
Unique among Canberra districts for (now) having only a single (public) high school. The school is called Stromlo and is in Waramanga. Until the 1990s there were two public high schools. The Stromlo High School campus was originally called Weston Creek High School. The second high school was called Holder High School located in Holder. Eventually, the Holder High campus was closed and the two schools merged and were renamed Stromlo High.
Local sports teams include the Royals (Rugby Union), Weston Creek Lions (Australian rules football), Weston Creek Indians (Baseball), Weston Creek Soccer Club, A men’s and women’s Lawn Bowls team and (current ACT cricket reigning premiers) Weston Creek Cricket Club. There is also a Weston Creek netball competition, called Arawang, comprising several teams.
History of Weston Creek
Weston Creek was established in the late 1960s, as a smaller offshoot of the “satellite city” in Woden Valley.
Weather in Weston Creek
Average weather in Weston Creek is
Population in Weston Creek
The population within Weston Creek is
Things to do in Weston Creek
Weston Creek Attractions
Attractions in Weston Creek include
Time in Weston Creek
Like all of ACT, the time in Weston Creek is set to GMT +11