In The City Canberra has adjusted the business so that it can respond more effectively to its many roles. In The City Canberra has a responsibility to make sure the City centre is attractive, clean and safe (ITCC Ranger); is active and involves owners, traders, event coordinators and government (Events and Projects Officer); and expresses its position on a range of policy and planning matters (CEO in consultation with the Board of Directors).

Chief Executive Officer – Jane Easthope 


Jane has been CEO of In The City Canberra for the past four years. It is an important time for the organisation as the City centre is currently the focus of investment by both the public and private sectors.

Jane is delighted to be in the role and has tertiary qualifications in landscape architecture, marketing and tourism. She has had a long association with city improvements working on behalf of government in both the Economic Development Directorate and Territory and Municipal Services. Jane performed the role of Secretariat to the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Grant, managing a government steering committee to assess the performance and future plans for In The City Canberra.

This role is a perfect fit for Jane and she is happy to talk to you about your aspirations for the Canberra city centre, noting that this includes the commercial parts of Braddon too. Her contact details are or 0448 484 855.

Administration Officer – Belinda Pratt



Belinda has just joined the In The City Canberra team as an Administration Officer and will be replacing Melissa whilst she is off on maternity leave.

Belinda herself is just returning to the workforce after starting her own family with a son Harry and Daughter Ella taking up her time outside of In The City Canberra.

Belinda has a background in Administration and has also worked extensively within the childcare and youth care Industry.

Belinda has a passion for accounting and accounts management and is currently studying towards a diploma in accounting and in the future would like to continue her studies to a full degree and her long term goal of becoming a qualified Accountant.

Belinda has always worked in a team environment and is excited about joining the In The City Canberra team and looks forward to the many different work challenges over the next 9 months.

If you have any information on Events happening around the City that you would like promoted do not hesitate to contact Belinda to discuss how we can help you.

Hamish Lardi – Events and Project Officer  



Joining the team in 2015, Hamish has delivered all of In The City Canberra’s events which include the World Curry Festival, Christmas In The City and Skate In The City as well project managed the Grants In The City Program.

Hamish is passionate about delivering high quality events, and has previously worked on projects that include the Centenary of Canberra campaign as well as organising numerous Race Days at Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park.

If you have any information on events happening in the City or interested in applying for a grant, don’t hesitate to contact Hamish. His contact details are or 0448 222 166.

Lyndon Cox – ITCC Ranger


Prior to working at In The City Canberra, Lyndon spent a number of years working in real estate around Canberra and prior to that on the World Youth Day events for the Catholic Church in Sydney. At times taking large groups of young adults and Catholic School Groups overseas to the World Youth Day events in Canada and Germany.

Lyndon has been an avid Rugby, AFL, NRL and Cricket fan since playing junior rugby and AFL and cricket within Canberra. Lyndon Played first grade AFL for both Tuggeranong and Eastlake Football Clubs and still enjoys watching the games today and keeping fit and being involved where he can.

As a resident of Canberra for most of his life, Lyndon has developed an appreciation of all this great City has to offer. Lyndon thoroughly enjoys working with people and his local knowledge is a strength for City centre business owners, traders, residents, visitors and government service providers.

Chris Reynolds – Project Manager

Chris has recently joined the In The City Canberra team as a Project Manager.

Chris has a background in logistics, project management, facility management and major events.

Chris has a passion for the events industry with just under 10 years as the venue manager of Canberra Stadium, now known as GIO Stadium. Chris was responsible for the venue operations for events like such as Canberra Raiders and Brumbies home games, the Asian Cup 2015, Rugby League World Cup 2008, British and Irish Lions, Anzac Rugby League Test match, Elton John Tour 2012, Super X and Nitro Circus.

Chris has always worked in a team environment and is excited about joining the In The City Canberra team and looks forward to being part of the great work the team is doing.

If you have any information on Events happening around the City that you would like promoted do not hesitate to contact Chris to discuss how we can help you.