Gilmore is a Canberra suburb in the district of Tuggeranong. It is named after the poet and journalist, Dame Mary Gilmore DBE (1865-1962), a prominent Australian socialist poet and journalist.
Gilmore’s image appears on the Australian $10 note, along with an illustration inspired by No Foe Shall Gather Our Harvest and, as part of the copy-protection microprint, the text of the poem itself. The background of the illustration features a portrait of Gilmore by the well known Australian artist Sir William Dobell.
In 1973 she was honoured on a postage stamp bearing her portrait issued by the Australia Post.
The suburb of Gilmore was gazetted on 5 August 1975, with the streets are after journalists, especially female journalists.
The Tuggeranong Valley Pony Club is located on Louisa Lawson Crescent; there are also agistment paddocks for horses. Gilmore Nieighbourhood Oval is located on Heagney Crescent. The Rose Cottage heritage site is located off Isabella Drive and is open to the public. The site includes a nursery and craft centre. An ACTEW Electricity substation is located in Gilmore, with access off Isabella Drive.
Gilmore is next to the suburbs of Macarthur and Chisholm and is bounded by the Monaro Highway, Isabella Drive and Hambidge Crescent.