Places and Spaces
Pic & Mix in City Walk
The Pic & Mix pop-up urban picnic is now brightening up City Walk after popular stops in Garema Place, Civic Square and Glebe Park.
Graffiti removal program
As of 1 January 2018 the CRA will continue to remove graffiti from private buildings within the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy area.
Meet the team
From Tuesday, 2 January 2018, the City Renewal Authority’s doors will be open to the public, for city stakeholders to drop in for a conversation. The City Renewal Authority takes over the management of the levy paid by property owners from 1 January 2018. The team is keen to meet city stakeholders and to chat about any issues they have.
Christmas in Glebe Park
The final weekend of activities as part of the Christmas in Glebe Park festival starts at 5pm on Thursday, 21 December and end on Saturday night. The event will feature lights displays, a Christmas forest, Santa photos, roving entertainment and food and drink vendors. Entry is free but a donation to Red Nose will be requested for some activities.
Rainbow makeover for Braddon roundabout
The City Renewal Authority has partnered with the ACT Office of LGBTIQ Affairs and local volunteers to celebrate diversity while adding a dash of colour to the roundabout at Elouera and Lonsdale streets in Braddon.
Love is Love artwork brightens up City Walk
City Walk near Garema Place got a little more colourful this week with the addition of the Love is Love mural.The artwork was commissioned by the ACT Government and designed and painted by Geoff Filmer of Graffik Paint.
Experienced Canberran appointed to the board
Chris Faulks has been appointed to the final position on the City Renewal Authority Board. Ms Faulks is Deputy Chancellor of the University of Canberra and an independent director on several government, corporate and not-for-profit boards.
Flythrough provides preview of Henry Rolland Park
Henry Rolland Park is part of Stage 1 of the redevelopment of West Basin.It will be a major upgrade of the public area on a section of West Basin that was previously mostly surface car parking. This new flythrough video is an artist's impression of what the community can expect from the new park, which will open early in 2018.
Henry Rolland tops poll for name of West Basin public park
FThe architect tasked with overseeing the construction of early Canberra has topped a public poll to choose a name for the new public park at West Basin. Henry Maitland Rolland OBE was a resident architect in Canberra during 1912-16, working mainly on the construction of the Royal Military College, Duntroon.