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City Renewal Authority to improve the CBD

The ACT Government has announced that as of July 1, a new City Renewal Authority will be established to drive the renewal of Northbourne Avenue, the city center and West Basin. The precise boundaries will be confirmed in the coming weeks, but the Authority’s focus  will run from where Flemington Road intersects with the Federal […]

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A sneak peak at Art, Not Apart 2017

Shake it up this weekend in the nation’s capital with artists from across Canberra, Australia and the world at the Art, Not Apart festival. On Saturday 18th Art, Not Apart welcomes everyone to see some amazing cross-disciplinary works which are carefully located across NewActon, the West Basin, the National Film and Sound Archives and parts […]

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New buses to run from Canberra Airport to the City

For most travelers, a CBD is first on the to do list. CBDs tell a lot about the people who live in that particular place. We are delighted about the government’s investment in these new bus routes, making it easier for guests to access the heart of Canberra. You can read the Transport Canberra announcement […]

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Transform into an angel in the CBD

Next time you’re in the CBD, check out the brand new street art on the wall behind the big screen in Garema Place. Painted by talented street artist Dai Cameron, the interactive wall lets you share your favourite food in the CBD and transform yourself into an angel. Head down, write on the wall and […]

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Have your say on a future plan for Haig Park

The ACT Government is calling for the Canberra community to have your say on the future of Haig Park. These comments help to shape the future of the park to ensure it’s safer and more usable for Canberrans. Since launching their online discussion, 160 people have made more than 400 comments. The government has also […]

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The City’s skyline is changing

It seems everywhere we look in the CBD there’s a new development underway or planned. It’s an exciting time for the City and Canberra as a whole as we watch the skyline of our City change. Northbourne Avenue near the City and Braddon light rail stations will have “Civic Quarter” near Veterans Park and “Midnight” […]

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Maple Bar is kicking it old school

Since Maple Bar (formerly known as upstairs Treehouse) was unveiled last Friday, it’s caused quite a stir amongst Canberrans. Maple Bar has a strict set of house rules, including a ban on men approaching women. Mike Kadinski, the owner of Treehouse Bar has released a statement to set the record straight: Don’t let the house rules scare […]

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Important information on the migration of monitored fire alarms and lift phones

As the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolls out across Australia, Telstra’s existing fixed line networks are being gradually disconnected. This means that monitored fire alarms and lift phones operating over these networks will cease to operate unless they are migrated to an alternate telecommunications network before the disconnection date for their rollout region. Monitored fire […]

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