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Six spooky ways to celebrate Halloween in the City

Halloween, also known as All Saints’ Eve, is a traditional American holiday gaining recent momentum in Australia. The night of ghosts, monsters and superstition is becoming increasingly celebrated and in Canberra City you can attend multiple events celebrating Halloween, regardless of whether you’re a believer or not! Day of the Dead Fiesta Beach Burrito Civic […]

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Canberra launches social network to become friendship capital of Australia

Founder and Managing Director of Say Hello Kingston, Eternity Hausen, has today announced her new venture is experiencing unprecedented growth and is expanding into other cities. Say Hello Kingston is an innovative social networking group that hosts regular events in and around inner Canberra and offers exclusive member discounts at participating restaurants and cafes. Ms […]

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ACT Law Courts Project Update

The Juris Partnership, comprising Laing O’Rourke, Macquarie Capital and their delivery partners, is delivering a new $160 million justice precinct for the Australian Capital Territory. The ACT Law Courts project in the centre of Canberra is the Territory’s first public–private partnership (PPP). The project will create a combined Law Courts facility for the ACT which […]

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Footie in the Square 

The atmosphere of the AFL Grand Final will take over Canberra’s Civic Square on 1 October 2016 from 12noon, as the call goes out for the Territory’s footy faithful to celebrate the season’s showdown in the heart of the city. While the main game may be played in Melbourne, Canberra will put on its own […]

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See Floriade from a Helicopter

Each year, more than one million blooms combine to create a stunning backdrop to a month-long festival filled with music, cultural celebrations, horticultural workshops, artistic displays, entertainment and recreational activities. Since it’s beginning, Floriade has been held alongside iconic Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park, the heart of the nation’s capital. This year, Canberra […]

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Introducing our successful Grants in the City recipients

In the City Canberra’s Grants in the City program was launched in June 2016. The programs goal is to strengthen Canberra’s national reputation and grow pride in the CBD as a place to be. There are three tiers of Grants available for up to $50,000. To be eligible, a concept needs to be based in the City and bring cultural, civic, social, […]

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Australian Dance Party

Unique to the political capital, Australian Dance Party is Canberra’s newest contemporary dance and multi-arts performance company led by the vision of choreographer and performer, Alison Plevey. Like a political party, the company challenges audiences to actively think, question ideals and debate current issues – all with a necessary playfulness. After all, it is a […]

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