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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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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: 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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Christmas every weekend!

Good News! The City is Christmassy every December weekend before the big day! In 2017 the ACT Government has directly commissioned the consultant we employed in 2016 and signed up the charity Red Nose. We had enthusiastically partnered with Red Nose in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and provided $75,000 to help break Guinness World ™ […]

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Flashback Friday: Christmas in the City

This year’s Christmas celebrations will be the final In The City Canberra event. After a decade of delivering and sponsoring events, we reckon we know what you want and on behalf of the levy payers who fund us, we know how to do it without breaking the bank. You like great local food and wine, […]

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