What's On


Dickson Ideas and Actions Workshop

A free community workshop on Thursday night will bring together stakeholders with an interest in improving the Dickson centre? The workshop will help shape a place making strategy to guide the renewal and activation of public spaces at the Dickson Group Centre.

Hurly Burley Winter Fair 2018

Highlighting Canberra’s beauty with a 100% local festival of music, dance, theatre, film, poetry, comedy, food, markets,  storytelling and lots more. Hurly Burley Winter Fair has been funded with support from the City Renewal Authority's City Grants program.

ACT Young Planners Pocket Park

Coming soon, the ACT Young Planners' Pocket Park will create a small, temporary park in one of Canberra’s favourite places, Lonsdale Street. This has been made possible with support from the City Renewal Authority’s City Grants program.

Pic & Mix Pop-up Picnic

The Pix and Mix pop up picnic is in Dickson. Catch up with a friend, take a bite to eat or have a coffee as you sit back and relax.


Past Events

Henry Rolland Park Opening Day

Henry Rolland Park at West Basin opened to the public on Saturday (28 April) and the City Renewal Authority held a party to celebrate. The day featured free live music, fitness classes, games and children's activities.

Dickson Community Party

A community street party on Friday 27 April in Dickson, with food, drinks, live music and children's activities doubled as an opportunity for the community to help inform a new place making plan for the area.

Peak Stuff

Peak Stuff was in Civic Square for a day on Saturday 7 April 2018. People could feel, play with and see it up close as it moved from the Alinga St footbridge to Civic Square, in front of the Canberra Theatre.

Enlighten in the City

Enlighten extended to the city centre for 2018. People were able to create, see and play with light right across the city.

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The Lawns at Civic Square

In March 2018, The Lawns was the perfect destination to kick back and relax.

colour and fun to our citys public spaces

Bringing colour and fun to the city's public spaces

Colourful street furniture has been popping up around town as part of the City Renewal Authority's agenda to brighten up city spaces.

Christmas in Glebe Park

The ACT Government celebrated Christmas in Glebe Park in December 2017.

Play (Creativity and Culture) Symposium

Making our city centre more fun and engaging for Canberrans both young and old was be the focus of a two-day forum in Canberra in November 2017 enjoy.

Property Council Thought Leadership series presentation

City Renewal Authority chief executive Malcolm Snow today gave a presentation to members of the ACT's property industry as part of the Property Council of Australia ACT's Thought Leadership Series.

Hurly Burley Winter Fair 2017

Canberra’s City West precinct hosted a celebration of all things wintery with the capital’s first Hurly Burley Winter Fair on Friday June 30.

Getting home safely thanks to the CBR NightCrew

As the sun falls in the city, the CBR NightCrew sets up for the night ahead. The dedicated team of volunteers is always prepared for a busy night, having helped more than 7000 people get home safely since beginning their operations in December 2016.