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ACT’s City Renewal Authority in good hands

Malcolm Snow is a long-term friend of In The City Canberra, having formally met with our Board of Directors several times and crossed paths on multiple occasions at workshops, forums and other gatherings discussing the future shaping of our city centre befitting of a world class national capital. He was a significant driver of the […]

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Flashback Friday: Tocumwal Lane Street Art Party

In March 2015, the Tocumwal Street Party brought art, music, food, culture and life to a lane just off Bunda Street in Canberra’s CBD. The event, an initiative of In The City Canberra (ITCC), hoped to raise awareness around differences between illegal, vandalism graffiti, and approved, urban art, so as to combat escalating public cleaning […]

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Plans lodged for Canberra’s ‘Northbourne Plaza’

Plans for a public plaza between Canberra’s Sydney and Melbourne buildings have been lodged with the National Capital Authority. The design of the last light rail stop along the stage one route has also been submitted to the NCA for approval, transport and city services minister Meegan Fitzharris said. The design for the “Northbourne Plaza” […]

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Flashback Friday: See me rollin (or skatin)

Is there anything more invigorating in life than feeling the wind through your hair? For Canberra community skating enthusiasts, the answer is surely no! Since 2011 In the City Canberra (ITCC) has thrown their support behind the professional and novice skating community by providing them with a means to show off their talents or hone […]

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CBD events make good business sense

What do curry and ice have in common? Aside from polar opposites on the heat scale, not much, but from an events perspective that’s another story! As in previous years, Canberra’s CBD was abuzz with local and visiting community interest during the months of June-July, as crowds flocked to attend In The City Canberra’s (ITCC’s) […]

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What’s your vision for Canberra’s city centre?

The Government is investing $300,000 over 2016-17 to improve Canberra’s city centre. Leading the charge on delivering this objective is the City Activations Unit, established in August 2016 with the task of bringing events and activities to the walkways, places, plazas and lane ways of Canberra’s CBD. There have been three events in the last […]

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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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Why maintenance matters in the City and Braddon District

Keeping the streets of the Canberra City and Braddon district clean is no easy feat – as our trusty team of city cleaners know all too well! For years, these committed crusaders have patrolled the streets, relying on levy payers’ money to fund their daily expeditions to remove graffiti from privately owned premises, colonnades and […]

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2017 Skating at Garema Place wrap-up

The fantastic 2017 Skating at Garema place has wrapped up. The annual winter event sees a pop-up rink installed in the center of Canberra, where many professional skaters show off their talents including Kody-Leigh. Since 2011, In The City Canberra (ITCC) has sponsored the open-air ice rink inspiring all Canberrans to either meet after work, […]

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