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Safety Matters – In the City Canberra Invests in CCTV

As with any major city, the combination of alcohol, drugs, pubs, clubs and late-night revellers means the propensity for unsafe situations to arise increases. While Canberra’s CBD is no exception, efforts have been made in recent times to address this problem, following calls from the Government and City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy payers to […]

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The #BackyardExperiment results are in

Results are in from the #BackyardExperiment, a pop-up park in Canberra’s Garema Place designed to test the power of simple interventions to attract more people to an underused public space. Street Furniture Australia launched the pop-up park and social study in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), the ACT Government and In […]

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Wrap up: the last six months at In The City Canberra

It’s been a busy six months at In The City Canberra! Want to know what we have done with commercial levy payers money in the last six months? Here a few numbers: Committed almost half $1 million to help improve Braddons Lonsdale Street and Eloura Street roundabout (construction is yet to commence) Paying $75,000 half […]

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Farewell to the Before I Die wall

It’s time to say farewell to the Before I Die wall near the redundant big screen in Garema Place. Funded by our Grants In The City program, the wall joined a list of over 1000 walls in over 70 countries and 35 languages. There’s even a Facebook site and Instagram. For three months, it was […]

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Braddon gets a Street Art makeover

Two laneways in Braddon have been given a colourful makeover, as In The City Canberra invest in street art with the assistance of the ACT Government. Three teams of street artists were chosen to help enliven the wall next to Chez Frederic on Lonsdale Street, as well as a wall next to Knightsbridge Penthouse on […]

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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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What’s in the budget for the City and Braddon?

Last week, the ACT budget for 2016-17 was announced by Chief Minister Andrew Barr, with crucial funding being assigned to the City centre’s projects. What does this budget mean for the City? Here’s what we know so far. According to reports, $8.7 million will be allocated to the “City to Gungahlin” corridor improvements for stage […]

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Grants in the City

In the City Canberra has today launched a new program, Grants in the City. Grants in the City has been created to support individuals, groups and businesses to realise their projects in the heart of Canberra It is a program that recognises the value of bringing the community together and growing pride in the CBD. […]

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