The next round of City Grants have opened

The City Renewal Authority is calling on creative individuals, groups and organisations to tell us how they can help enrich the public spaces of Civic, Braddon and Acton with extraordinary experiences that keep our community coming back for more. The latest round of City Grants is now open for applications and will close 3pm, Tuesday 30 April.

City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy priority setting workshop

On Thursday 14 March the City Renewal Authority held a workshop to collect feedback on the administration of the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy.

Find out more about the 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.

Act smart, save money and be environmentally responsible.

Did you know that more than 1800 businesses across the ACT and Queanbeyan are already participating in the free Actsmart Business program, saving them money on electricity and water bills and improving their recycling? Is your business one of them?

Calling all Civic business owners! Be part of the Civic Hustle urban treasure hunt

On Saturday 25 May, an urban treasure hunt is coming to Civic. In similar style to the television show The Amazing Race, entrants will explore Civic on foot, answering questions, solving puzzles, interacting with businesses and completing challenges to be the ultimate winner. If your business or building is located in Civic and you’re keen to get involved in the fun, now’s your chance.

Loose parts play for children in Civic these upcoming school holidays

These April school holidays, the City Renewal Authority is bringing a different kind of play experience to Glebe Park. The Playful Endeavour loose-parts playground is back after it proved to be a popular attraction during a two-week stay in Civic Square last October.

City improvement works re-invigorate Sydney and Melbourne Buildings

Canberrans and visitors are now able to use the new landscaped verges on Civic’s Sydney and Melbourne Buildings along Northbourne Avenue following the completion of this important public space project.

City place manager

A new, dedicated cleaning and maintenance team will help make Civic and Braddon cleaner, greener and more attractive. The new place manager will work within the City Renewal Authority and manage a team of three staff to do additional cleaning, gardening and maintenance of the city centre’s public spaces.

Read the 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.