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See Taylor Differently

See Taylor Differently

Taylor, a new suburb just a few kilometres from the ACT/NSW border. Photos: Region Media.

Taylor is one of Canberra’s newest and most northern suburbs. In fact, it’s just a few kilometres away from the ACT/NSW border.

Thinking about visiting or moving to Taylor? Here’s what you need to know.

Background and history

The suburb now known as Taylor was once part of rural property Gold Creek. Development began in 2017, and when complete will have around 2500 dwellings, with a mix of low and medium density housing.

Taylor is 4km from Gungahlin Town Centre and bordered by Casey, Moncrieff and Jacka.


There are plans to build a local shopping centre in Taylor. In the meantime, residents can do their shopping at Gungahlin Town Centre, or at the shops at Casey, Amaroo, Ngunnawal or Bonner.

Places of interest and things to do

  • Visit Taylor Adventure Playground (Sutherland Crescent). Taylor Adventure Playground is one of two playgrounds in Taylor (the other is smaller and bordered by Marjorie Matthews Street, McCredie Street and Mottram Street). It is fully shaded with play equipment including climbing ropes and double slides.

Visit Taylor Adventure Playground. Photo: Region Media.


Margaret Hendry School is the only school in Taylor, with a focus on student-centred learning. The school, which opened in 2019, caters to primary school students but may eventually expand to Years 7 to 10 as the area grows.

Quick facts

  • Median age: Census data not available
  • Median weekly household income: Census data not available
  • Median weekly rent: Census data not available
  • Houses vs. apartments: Census data not available
  • Suburb sales record (excludes land sales): $905,000 in 2019

Source: 2016 Census.

Do you live, or have you previously lived, in Taylor? What are your favourite things about the suburb? What advice would you give to people considering moving there? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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