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Eliminating fear in our parks

Fear is a natural emotion, but it can can prevent us from doing things. Particularly in parks, dark and open spaces are generally characterised with a feeling of ‘unsafeness’ which generally deters people from visiting them leaving them in an ‘underused’ state. However, psychology professor Winnifred Louis says these public spaces can be saved through […]

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Be a part of DESIGN Canberra 2017

DESIGN Canberra is calling for projects that celebrate and promote Canberra as a global city of design. Throughout November 2017, over 100 events, activations, markets, collaborations, artist studios and open homes will be showcased as DESIGN Canberra. Now in its fourth year, the festival is for all interests and ages with most events free of […]

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Bringing Healthy Waterways to the CBD

ACT Healthy Waterways is a joint initiative of the Australian and ACT governments to protect and improve long-term water quality in the ACT. The project aims to reduce the level of nutrients and pollutants entering our lakes and waterways. Here in the CBD the drains and grates run down into Lake Burley Griffin which means […]

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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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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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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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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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Canberra has another brilliant bush trail for walkers

The Australian National Botanic Gardens has made its latest vision under its 20-year Master Plan a reality – Canberra has a brand new bushland nature walk through the Gardens’ Black Mountain Bushland Precinct. This innovative project means you can take an easy 2.2 kilometres return walk on a purpose-built trail to explore the plants and […]

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