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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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A tipple or two at Taste of Braddon

People of Braddon: hold onto your hipster hats, burgers and beers as the time is almost right for you to shine! For two days only, the community of Canberra and surrounding regions will be invited to help In The City Canberra (ITCC) celebrate the benefits of Braddon. Spanning the weekend of 11 and 12 November, […]

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The Green Shed celebrates $500,000 in cash donations

In mid-2017, the Green Shed celebrated an impressive achievement – one that saw them reach a whopping $500,000 in cash donations to 40 local charities and organisations since their inception in 2010. Speaking on what motivates such generosity is The Green Shed co-founder Elaine Stanford, who said “we will support anything we see as a […]

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Canberra Light Rail update – trees please

For those following the Canberra Light Rail project, there’s good news in store for anyone concerned about the former loss of trees and vegetation along Northbourne Avenue. Recent reports by Canberra Metro Construction reveal the plan to replace the trees formerly removed with a variety of species, including the 4-metre tall Eucalyptus Mannifera. At this […]

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Flashback Friday: Survey says…

Appreciating what you, the Levy Payers, Government, our CBD businesses and the general community, wants from all of us here at In The City Canberra (ITCC), is important determinant in our daily activities. Also important is understanding your perceptions about the CBD. During our time in business, we have conducted several major surveys and research projects […]

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Floriade – in full bloom!

Image: Floriade  Despite chilly North-Westerly winds and reluctantly blooming blossoms, Spring has officially sprung the Capital, signalled by Floriade getting under way on Saturday 16 September. Warning: this is not an event for the faint hearted! This year visitors to the annual event will be treated to a kaleidoscope of colour, thanks to the 1 […]

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Cobbler on the cobbles

Have you strolled through Garema Place and noticed a store sign without a store recently? It probably belonged to Yianni (or John) Papageorgiou. Development on the corner of Bunda Street and Akuna Street meant Yianni had no other choice but to close his shop of 23 years. Yianni is looking for a new location, which […]

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New owners re-open Gus’ Café in Civic

Gus’ was the first café in Canberra to offer outdoor dining, in the 1970s. Not an easy task because the government at the time were concerned about risks associated with eating outside. The new owners are excited to show their renovation of the Canberra CBD icon. The café is now heritage listed, as it ‘illustrates […]

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