Location Average distance to the GPO is 13km. Origin of suburb name Named after Sir Douglas Mawson. Public transport Buses run along Mawson Lakes Boulevard, which give access directly through North Adelaide to the city. There is also a train station in Mawson Lakes, which travels to Gawler and the city. Schools There are a number of schools in or near Mawson Lakes, including Mawson Lakes School on Garden Tce, Endeavour College on Mawson Lakes Boulevard, and Goodstart Early Learning on Avocet Drive, as well as the Mawson Lakes campus of the University of South Mawson Lakes Boulevard is located in the Multi Function Polis zone of the Salisbury Council development plan. This zone calls for development that ‘‘should include a range of housing types including the provision of affordable housing options for low-income households’’.