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Plans for Currong flats site amended after community consultation

The developers of the former Currong and Allawah flats site in Braddon have submitted revised, scaled-back plans for the land after their first development application was withdrawn. The fresh application will bring an abundance of life into the city. SHL Developments proposed 329 apartments, 2625 square metres of commercial space and 757 square metres for […]

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Grants In The City Program returns for round two

After a successful pilot, our innovative city activation program Grants In The City is back in 2017. Grants In The City was first introduced almost twelve months ago, and the program has since funded approximately $300,000 worth of events and activations in Canberra’s City and Braddon District. From large scale events like The National Multicultural Festival […]

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2018 National Multicultural Festival Dates Announced

Mark your calendar – the National Multicultural Festival will run from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February 2018. For the 22nd time, the National Multicultural Festival will again bring one of Australia’s biggest and most diverse celebrations to the heart of Canberra. This year more than 280,000 people flocked to the city to share in […]

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Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day

It’s that time of the year again. Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we can’t wait to spoil our Mums this year. There are so many fantastic options for every kind of Mum in and around the City. Check out our list below to get some inspiration on how you can spoil Mum […]

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Shine a nightlight on Canberra’s heart

Lighting our city centre helps pedestrians feel safe, keep crime rates down and provide interest and focal points can shape urban life after dark. In Canberra, we have the programmed lanterns in Lonsdale Street trees, the glorious fairy lights in Ainslie Place linking the theatre to the Canberra Centre and the coral-like lights on London […]

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Spotlight on Business: Canberra Theatre Centre

Bruce Carmichael has been the director of the Canberra Theatre Centre for over a decade. Canberra Theatre Centre is Canberra’s premier performing arts venue, providing world-class performing arts and entertainment to the people of Canberra and surrounding regions. “Back when the Canberra Theatre Centre was first opened in 1965 there was no Canberra Centre – […]

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