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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Anula is 2,517, with a population density of 20.97 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Anula is bounded by Union Terrace in the north, Matthews Road in the east, McMillans Road in the south and Lee Point Road in the west.

Name origin

Anula is named after the Anula (or Yanyula) Aboriginal tribe.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates from the late 1960s, with construction still underway when Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin in 1974. Development continued into the 1970s and 1980s. The population has declined slightly since the early 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Anula is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Anula Oval, Anula Regional Playground, Yanyula Park and one school.