Gowrie is a Canberra suburb located in the northern end of the Tuggeranong Valley. It is named after Brigadier-General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, the 1st Earl of Gowrie (1872-1955) and Governor-General of Australia from 1936 to 1944.

Gowrie’s streets are all named after members of the Australian Defence Force who won decorations, including the Victoria Cross. Gowrie is the former site of the Athllon Homestead.

Gowrie Primary School, located on Jeffries Street, was opened in 1983.  The school’s design has a rural theme, and each of the buildings are named after properties in the Tuggeranong Valley. The Catholic Holy Family Parish Primary School and the Holy Family Church, both part of the South Tuggeranong Corpus Christi Parish, are located on Bugden Avenue.

The Gowrie local shopping centre is located on Jeffries Street. The centre includes a supermarket, pharmacy, hairdresser and physiotherapist. Jeffries Street is also the site of a child care centre and the Gowrie Preschool. The Erindale Scout Hall is in Finlay Place.  The Gowrie District Playing fields also are located in the suburb.

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