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2013 Vinnies CEO Sleepout Thursday 20 June

There are more than 100,000 Australians who find themselves homeless each night of the year. Just under half of these are women; a quarter are under the age of 18. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout on Thursday 20 June 2013 is a unique way for business leaders to raise awareness and important funds in support of […]

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Heather and Arthur Shakespeare Square opening

Two significant contributors to Canberra were recognised on Thursday with the unveiling of Heather and Arthur Shakespeare Square in Civic. You can read about yesterday’s opening of the Heather and Arthur Shakespeare Square in the Canberra Times! http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/square-gets-shakespearean-touch-after-name-change-20130509-2jb2l.html  

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Canberra Times fountain light show!

The Canberra Times fountain on City Walk has a new light show programmed that will without doubt delight the pass-by with its kaleidoscope of colour. The daily show rotates with colours depicting ‘rainbow’, fire and water. On Valentine’s Day the fountain will be red, St Patricks green and during the Christmas period the fountain will […]

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Canberra CBD Limited’s ‘Skate in The City’ 2013

Skate In The City, the “coolest” winter event in Canberra is on again in 2013!  From Friday, 28 June to Sun, 28 Jul 13 Garema Place will be host to an open air skating rink with general skating sessions from 10am every day. The event brought to you by the Canberra CBD Limited includes a ‘Snow Box’, Stars on Ice […]

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City Plan a ‘Time to Talk’ – Closes 17 May 13

As Canberra enters its second century, the ACT Government is asking you to think about the City. The City Plan will look at the City as a whole to ensure it can meet our changing needs and reflect the aspirations of coming generations. The plan will bring together and build on previous and current visions […]

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Where to pee in the wee hours in the city

A urinal trial in late-night city hot spots was conducted in March 2013 to gain data on the issue of public and illegal urination.  An initiative of Canberra CBD Limited (CCBD), the trial ran for over three weeks, the urinals were placed after 7pm and removed by 7am. During the time of the trial Canberra CBD Limited’s new Chief […]

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Merry-go-Round – National Trust ACT Sign Unveiled

The Canberra CBD Limited’s CEO, Jane Easthope along with Patron Margaret Reid attended The National Trust ACT event yesterday unveiling the informative sign about the history of the Civic Merry-go-Round. The unveiling of the sign coincides with the ACT Heritage Festival that runs over the school holidays and includes up to 13 different events and tours around the […]

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