Griffith is one of the suburbs located in the inner-south of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Griffith includes the Manuka Shopping centre which was built earlier. Some of the well-known buildings in this area are Russian Embassy and St Paul’s Anglican Church. Interestingly, the suburb has 20 parks, which cover nearly 12% of the total area.

Population and Postcode

The estimated population in Griffith as of 2011 census was 3,900, in which 2,400 people were involved in the workforce. About 40% percent of the workers were professionals, 20% of them were mangers and 16% of them were clerical and administrative workers. The postcode of this suburb is 2603 and the suburb was established in the year 1927.

Suburbs surrounded by Griffith

The land are of this suburb covers only 2.75km2. Suburbs which are surrounded by Griffith are Forest to the north-east, Red Hill to the east, Barton to the north, Narrabundah to the south, Kingston to the north-west and Fyshwick to the west.


Educational institutions include Telopea Park School, St Edmund’s College, Christian Brothers school opened in 1954 Also, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has been providing free education to the Russian diplomat families at the Russian Embassy School.