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Plans lodged for Canberra’s ‘Northbourne Plaza’

Plans for a public plaza between Canberra’s Sydney and Melbourne buildings have been lodged with the National Capital Authority. The design of the last light rail stop along the stage one route has also been submitted to the NCA for approval, transport and city services minister Meegan Fitzharris said. The design for the “Northbourne Plaza” […]

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What’s your vision for Canberra’s city centre?

The Government is investing $300,000 over 2016-17 to improve Canberra’s city centre. Leading the charge on delivering this objective is the City Activations Unit, established in August 2016 with the task of bringing events and activities to the walkways, places, plazas and lane ways of Canberra’s CBD. There have been three events in the last […]

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Why maintenance matters in the City and Braddon District

Keeping the streets of the Canberra City and Braddon district clean is no easy feat – as our trusty team of city cleaners know all too well! For years, these committed crusaders have patrolled the streets, relying on levy payers’ money to fund their daily expeditions to remove graffiti from privately owned premises, colonnades and […]

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Braddon’s bins get an upgrade

Have you noticed the shiny new bin shrouds that hide the wheely bins along Lonsdale and Mort Streets yet? At a cost of around $60,000 these bins have been made possible thanks to the levy paid by both commercial property owners (and some business via their rent) in the City and Braddon. Coordinated by In […]

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Summernats boosts business

At a time of the year where so many Canberrans are away from the capital, visiting Summernats fans have boosted the ACT economy by approximately $20 million – helping local hotels and businesses to thrive. With many of the record breaking 119,000 Summernats fans travelling far and wide to the ACT for the festival, the cities hotels […]

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2020 is looking great for the City

We are thrilled to hear about the occupation of the $300 million mixed use development next to the Legislative Assembly! The development will include a new office building and an adjoining commercial development with a boutique hotel, a childcare centre, basement parking, cafes and landscaped plazas. Apart from the admirable target of 100% renewable energy by 2020, the […]

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Grants in the City

In the City Canberra has today launched a new program, Grants in the City. Grants in the City has been created to support individuals, groups and businesses to realise their projects in the heart of Canberra It is a program that recognises the value of bringing the community together and growing pride in the CBD. […]

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The human stories behind Canberra businesses

A new book celebrating business success in Canberra will launch this August, featuring over fifty unique stories from business owners in the ACT, including In The City Canberra’s very own CEO, Jane Easthope. Canberra Business Success Stories was written over eighteen months, with Author Suzanne Kiraly conducting over sixty interviews with Canberra business owners. The […]

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