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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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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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Canberra playing for an active and creative city

A diverse representation of Canberra will gather in late-November to take part in a conference that will seek ideas on how to transition Canberra’s City centre into a creative and playful hub. The new City Renewal Authority is the co-sponsor of the two-day event being presented by the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research at […]

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New CBD artwork to pay tribute to Canberra icon

Iconic Canberra suit maker, John Hanna, will be remembered by the Canberra community in a new mural located in Garema Place. The artwork, commissioned by In the City Canberra, will pay tribute to John who passed away in September and remembers him as one of the city’s most well-known and respected traders. In The City […]

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How can the Canberra CBD benefit from Lonely Planet ranking?

Last week Canberra was ranked third in ‘The Lonely Planet’s’ 2018 Top Cities to Visit list. The debate surrounding the ranking has been wide-spread, comical and somewhat relentless. It has also been nothing but a catalyst for Canberra’s exposure to the world. Now that we have been ranked third, the burning question is how does […]

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And…it’s a wrap!

What better way to wind-down from a bustling community-initiative-filled 2016/17, than by settling in to recap the major achievements and highlights that characterised yet another memorable year for In The City Canberra (ITCC)? This month we meander down memory lane, courtesy of the 2016/17 ITCC Annual Report. The ninth edition will subsequently be the last […]

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Canberra’s pedestrian malls – the glue of the city

Canberra’s CBD is evolving, with surrounding areas like Braddon, New Acton and the ANU campus have having all undergone significant renewal in recent years, having a positive impact on local business through increased foot traffic. With ongoing efforts to revitalise Canberra’s CBD this has not only enhanced the aesthetics of Canberra’s CBD but developed the community’s […]

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Supporting the power of humanity

This week we celebrate National Op Shop Week, which runs right around the country from 27 August to 2 September. This is the sixth year the event has been held to boost the works of Australian Red Cross, St. Vincent De Paul Society and The Salvation Army, to name a few. This year’s charity op […]

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Flashback Friday: TILT Busking Festival in the City

In the City Canberra’s (ITCC’s) Tilt festival – an initiative to find the nation’s best buskers – first ran in the CBD from 12-15 December 2007 across Hobart Place, City Walk, Ainslie Avenue, Petrie Plaza and Garema Place. The event was divided into two ‘Walk-By Acts’ and ‘Circle Shows’, so as to showcase two distinct […]

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