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The guard has changed, but our commitment remains

The City Renewal Authority looks forward to building on In The City Canberra’s successful work over the past decade, by delivering a range of initiatives that will continue to enliven and activate our city centre. As we lead urban renewal in the City Renewal Precinct, we will work with the community, industry and all stakeholders […]

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Farewell from In The City Canberra

After almost ten years of servicing Canberra’s CBD in so many ways, In The City Canberra (ITCC) will close its doors for the final time on 31 December 2017, handing the reins to the new custodians of Canberra’s CBD, the City Renewal Authority (CRA). As such, this will be ITCC’s final newsletter. On behalf of […]

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Flashback Friday: In The City Canberra time capsule

Believe it or not, but time travel is possible! In the year 2113, Canberra’s community will have the opportunity to step back in time to 2014, when they unearth the contents of a time capsule buried beneath Canberra’s Centenary Column, on the iconic City Hill. Speaking at the time then Chief Minister Katy Gallagher said […]

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Flashback Friday: E.L.K street art

Six months ago, Petrie Plaza received one hell of a makeover. And six months on, that makeover has turned it into a work of (street) art. Luke Cornish, a renowned artist formally known as E.L.K., along with nine other street artists, transformed Petrie Plaza. Using spray paint, stencils and their incredible creative talents to create […]

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The Canberra Comedy Festival Unveils Spectacular 2018 Line-Up!

Now an annual tradition of the Canberra events calendar, the Canberra Comedy Festival returns in spectacular fashion from March 19 – 25, 2018 and has announced the full line-up of shows today. The Flagship festival event, The Opening Night Gala will return on Tuesday 20 March 2018. Canberra will also host a huge contingent of international […]

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Flashback Friday: Braddon Street Art

Nothing spells new life on an old wall like a lick of paint. This couldn’t be more true than in the case of a few Braddon traders whose formerly grimy alley-facing walls were given a little lift back in late 2016, thanks to In The City Canberra’s (ITCC) investment in street art and collective talent […]

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Flashback Friday: Lonsdale Street Lights

Approximately one year ago, Braddon’s main drag received a vibrant facelift in the form of coloured lighting within the trees of Lonsdale Street. The cheerful inclusions added a whole new level of excitement and appeal for those visiting traders in the popular Braddon precinct. Commissioned by In the City Canberra, the lights have helped Canberrans […]

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Flashback Friday: Backyard Experiment

Last year’s #BackyardExperiment hit the mark, and the next generation of temporary colour and activity is now in Garema. Canberrans and visitors can check-out the yellow and white striped pop-up called Grounds of Garema, the timber tables and umbrellas known as #picmixCBR, and the celebratory ‘LOVE’ rainbow paint on the pavement. During the #BackyardExperiment in […]

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A Taste of Braddon – and it was delicious!

There were pugs, poodles, dachshunds, goats and good times had by all over the weekend at In The City Canberra’s inaugural A Taste of Braddon, and associated District Food and Wine Frolic in Braddon’s Haig Park. Despite the occasional downpour, spirits rallied amongst those attending the event over Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November, with […]

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ITCC transitions…

After ten years of servicing Canberra’s CBD in so many ways, In The City Canberra (ITCC) will close its doors for the final time on 31 December 2017, handing the reins to the new custodians of Canberra’s CBD, the City Renewal Authority (CRA). A handover process is already underway, with many notable projects and programs […]

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