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Flashback Friday: Grants In The City

Active streets and shops attract more people. That’s why In The City Canberra (ITCC) have encouraged and promoted creativity with generous grants of money to creatives and entrepreneurs. Some of the results include vibrant laneways, connection to places, and start-up businesses realising their dreams. Last year, our Grants In The City program supported around 30 […]

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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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Canberra Centre to re-open Monaro Mall tomorrow

Canberra’s oldest mall, the Monaro Mall, will re-open to the public tomorrow having undergone a facelift that unlocks an array of fresh franchises to Canberrans. A show of confidence in the Canberra market is the reason behind the launch of the Canberra Centre’s newest upgrade, proven by the much-anticipated arrival of multinational fashion retailer H&M […]

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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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Light rail takes more significant steps in October

The month of October has seen the first stage of Canberra’s light rail take some significant steps with the first trams expected to arrive from Spain over the coming months and the first tracks being laid near Gungahlin. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has been busy inspecting the first instalments of Canberra’s new form of […]

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Flashback Friday: Street art on Cooyong street

To counter public graffiti, earlier this year the ACT Government called for expressions of interest to paint a mural on the wall above the Cooyong street skatepark. This was just one of a number of projects In The City Canberra (ITCC) has undertaken to improve the CBD and promote Canberra artists. With the business closing […]

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