New targets for a more sustainable precinct

The City Renewal Precinct will have more trees, more green spaces, a greater mix of housing and will be easier to walk and cycle around under a new sustainability strategy.

Plant giveaway in Garema Place

As we refresh our planter boxes in the city, help us find a new home for the current displays – we want to recycle them all! Come to Garema Place, near The Greenshed in City Walk, from 12.30pm to get yourself some greenery for your home.

Merry & Bright - Christmas in Civic

The city centre will have its own 12 days of Christmas this year with festive activities for the whole family from a Christmas forest in Civic through to backyard cricket in Glebe Park.

Visit the ANCA Art Bus

Visit an art gallery with a twist this spring in Canberra’s city centre – the ANCA Art Bus. Experience an iconic Canberra Action Bus repurposed into a mobile gallery space that will play host to exhibitions by local contemporary artists.

Public space upgrades for Akuna Street

Stage 1 works in Akuna Street to connect new footpaths that are safer, more comfortable and attractive are a step closer to completion with the footpath in front of the Waldorf Arcade entrance partially reopened.

Help us evaluate our activities and initiatives

Help us evaluate the success of our recent activities and initatives in Civic by taking part in a short five minute survey to share your opinions and thoughts.

Impact Comics Festival

The Impact Comics Festival is on again with support from the ACT Government under the City Renewal Authority’s City Grants program. There will be comics, cosplay and so much more.

Community-led Town Team to make Dickson more fun and connected

The City Renewal Authority is assisting a group of residents and businesses to create an independent “Town Team” to stage community events and organise improvements in the Dickson Group Centre. Local residents, traders and groups embraced the idea of a Town Team during the City Renewal Authority’s engagement process for a Dickson Place Plan.

Apply for a City Grant today!

The first round of the City Renewal Authority’s 2019 City Grants is now open for applications. Through round one of the 2019 City Grants, eligible applicants can apply for up to $80,000 for projects that contribute to the vitality of Canberra’s city centre through place-making.

The Playful Endeavour

To nurture creative play, the City Renewal Authority is bringing a pop-up play space to the city centre these school holidays. The Playful Endeavour will be located in Civic Square, in front of Canberra Theatre, from 29 September to 14 October.

Improving your city experience

The City Renewal Authority has been working hard to make your city’s paths and public spaces safer, better looking and more enjoyable. High-quality outdoor tables and benches, upgraded footpaths, ping pong tables and flower planters have all been installed in recent months.

Apply to design and deliver Canberra's annual Christmas event

The City Renewal Authority is seeking an event manager or agency to design and deliver Canberra’s biggest and best Christmas event from 2018 through to 2020.