The Australian Capital Territory

Rivett

Rivett is a city in The Australian Capital Territory. So far we have accumulated 48 streets in Rivett and on these streets we have added 1,347 real estate properties.

Rivett
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Rivett
  • Rivett (postcode: 2611) is a residential suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, established in the late 1960s. On Census night 2011, Rivett had a population of 3,120 people. It is situated on the western edge of the Weston Creek district. Rivett takes its name from Sir (Albert Cherbury) David Rivett, KCMG; Rhodes Scholar 1907; Professor of Chemistry, Melbourne University, 1924–1927; Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), 1927–46; Chairman of the Council CSIRO, 1946–49; President of Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 1937-39. Streets in Rivett are named after Australian flora. Several homes in Rivett were burnt, and many residents evacuated during the 2003 Canberra bushfires.