Haig Park Pickture Festival

1 ticket. 3 Screens. Pick your movie at the Haig Park Pickture Festival. From Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March, your favourite retro-fun flicks come to Haig Park in Braddon with a unique outdoor social cinema.

Multicultural Festival: useful information for Civic businesses

The National Multicultural Festival is back for its 23rd year of celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity, with live entertainment and more than 300 community, food and beverage stalls. If you’re a business owner in Civic, we’ve put together some handy information to make sure you are well informed about the festival.

Culture Loop Shuttle Bus connecting Civic to Canberra’s cultural institutions

A new, free bus loop has been launched that connects Civic to Canberra’s cultural institutions. The Culture Loop Shuttle Bus runs seven days a week from 9am to 5pm with nine stops, at some of Canberra’s main attractions. Visitors to Canberra can explore Civic before hopping back on the free shuttle bus to travel into and around the parliamentary zone.

Encouraging design-led, people-focused sustainable development

Did you know the City Renewal Authority comments on all development applications in the precinct? In assessing these development applications, we seek excellence in design quality in order to create contemporary, vibrant spaces that generate creativity, innovation and a diversity of possibilities.

What's Next Braddon?

Come along on Thursday, 31 January, to find out more about what’s in the Braddon Place Plan. While you’re there hear from us and the Town Team Movement to find out what you can do to bring the actions outlined in the plan to life. Let us know you're attending by registering to the free event via our ticket link. We’ll be in the ground floor of Nibu x Palko, 27 Lonsdale Street, from 6pm to 8pm with snacks.

Braddon Place Plan

A new plan to help build on Braddon’s continued evolution includes increased street greening, pocket gardens, parklets and new places to sit as well as wider-footpaths and new connections through blocks. The Braddon Place Plan has been created in collaboration with the local community and builds on the area’s existing character.

Cygnus Atratus photographic exhibition

With the support of the ACT Government under the City Renewal Authority's City Grants Program, contemporary artist Dr. Genevieve Swifte presents Cygnus Atratus, Wild Swans Urban, a photographic project documenting the black swans of Canberra's urban environment.

Mindful drinking in Canberra City

Non-alcoholic beverage maker Altina Drinks, is doing research in Civic and Braddon to find out how “mindful drinking” activities, experiences and events are created and what the Canberra community feel they need more of in relation to non-alcoholic offerings.

Stretch your view of Civic with free yoga classes

Look after your body and mind with free yoga classes in Civic starting today. The classes will be run by Joga Yoga with the support of a City Grant, each Tuesday and Thursday for the next 12 weeks.

Dickson Place Plan

A new plan to help the Dickson group centre grow and thrive includes temporary changes to make Woolley Street and the village area more people-focused. The Dickson Place Plan has been created in collaboration with the local community and builds on the area’s existing character.

Get out and about with Getaboutable

Getaboutable aims to give people with disabilities the confidence to get out and about. Earlier this year they received a City Grant to help start the Accessible Canberra Project, aimed at encouraging businesses within Civic to be more inclusive through increasing accessibility information.

Green light for precinct diversity

Pedestrian lights at a Braddon intersection have been changed from a “walking man” to walking same-sex couples. The eight green pedestrian lights at the intersection of Cooyong Street with Lonsdale and Genge streets are the first to be changed within the City Renewal Precinct as part of a new place initiative.