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In the City Canberra bringing Braddon to light

The Lonsdale strip in Braddon will be transformed as locals and visitors alike are treated to a unique installation of custom-made decorative lights. Lonsdale Street is a centre point for Braddon’s cool culture. In recent years, the buzzing hub has been pronounced Canberra’s epicentre of cool and will be further brought to life as it […]

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The Uber of Dating Hits Canberra

Technology has caused disruption across many an industry, we only need to look at the likes of Airbnb, Netflix or Uber, all of which have changed their industry forever. User demand usually fuels the need for a next-generation approach, with more refined user behaviour data and the advancement of technology giving birth to what quickly […]

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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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It’s noisy here and we like it!

Access Canberra have revealed a 45% jump in the number of noise complaints in 2015. Bars, restaurants, shops and live entertainment venues might be attractive but they can also be loud. Whilst we love our night time economy and its attractiveness to our visitors, we hope that Government leads by insisting on noise emission and […]

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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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Get gaming in the City

From arcade games to Xbox to the good old fashioned favourite board game, Canberra gamers are spoilt for choice in the City. If gaming is your thing, or if you’re keen to see what all the fuss is about, check out our list of where to get your game on in the City. Reload Bar […]

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Ten places to get dessert in Civic and Braddon

We are strong advocates for dessert. No meal is complete without dessert and luckily there are no shortage of delicious options for the sweet tooth in Civic and Braddon.  Next time you’re in the City, treat yourself to something sweet at one of these ten Canberra dessert institutions. Frugii The team at Frugii Dessert Laboratory […]

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Canberra’s New Movie Trailers Inspire Travellers

Check out Visit Canberra’s One Good Thing After Another campaign that begins this week, with five short films called Weekend Movie Trailers targeting markets in Sydney, regional NSW, Singapore and New Zealand. In May, Visit Canberra will continue the One Good Thing After Another campaign with the launch a new video itinerary planner app. The […]

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