If you run a business, support Refill Canberra

Do you have a business that is looking for ways to support both sustainability and healthy living? An easy way you can add to your business’ arsenal of helping the planet is by becoming a Refill Canberra station.

Join the YourSay Community Panel

The ACT Government's YourSay Community Panel is a place for Canberrans, including local business owners and industry, to share views and opinions through surveys and other research activities. You can help shape the policies, programs and services that make Canberra great.

Free plant giveaway

The City Renewal Authority hosted another free plant giveaway as members of the public took home last season's planter-box plants to brighten their own gardens and balconies.

Akuna Street footpath upgrades almost complete

Works in Akuna Street are one step closer to completion, with new footpaths in front of the Myer building and in front of the Transit Bar now complete.

A colourful carousel, new trees and more to brighten the city centre

Civic is looking brighter, more colourful and welcoming thanks to a facelift for the much-loved merry-go-round, the recent installation of more than 100 pieces of new furniture, and an ongoing winter ‘clean and green’ sweeping through the city’s public spaces.

City Grants recipients announced

An art and design event featuring six retired Transport Canberra buses is one of five major projects funded through the latest round of City Grants, which will provide nearly $300,000 to make the city centre more exciting, interesting and attractive.

City Precinct Renewal Program launched

The City Renewal Authority has developed the City Precinct Renewal Program as a foundation for our work. Implementation of the program will ensure the renewal of the precinct results in great places that are well positioned to thrive in a national and global setting.

Wintervention 2019

As Canberra braces itself for a frosty winter in 2019, we are staging another Wintervention. There’s no need to spend winter indoors when Canberra’s only open-air ice rink returns to Civic from Friday 5 July to Sunday 21 July. More than just skating – Wintervention will be bursting with activities including markets, ice shows, a life-size snow globe and live entertainment for all ages to enjoy.

Experiments to bring new life to Haig Park

Experience events, activities and improvements in Haig Park from June - October 2019. The program of experiments explores a variety of temporary improvements and activities to create meaningful connections to the park for surrounding residents and Canberrans. The results of this project will ultimately inform the permanent upgrades scheduled in the third and final stage of the Haig Park Place Plan.