Public space upgrades for Akuna Street

Stage 1 works in Akuna Street to connect new footpaths that are safer, more comfortable and attractive are a step closer to completion with the footpath in front of the Waldorf Arcade entrance partially reopened.

Help us evaluate our activities and initiatives

Help us evaluate the success of our recent activities and initatives in Civic by taking part in a short five minute survey to share your opinions and thoughts.

Impact Comics Festival on this weekend

The Impact Comics Festival is on again with support from the ACT Government under the City Renewal Authority’s City Grants program. There will be comics, cosplay and so much more.

Community-led Town Team to make Dickson more fun and connected

The City Renewal Authority is assisting a group of residents and businesses to create an independent “Town Team” to stage community events and organise improvements in the Dickson Group Centre. Local residents, traders and groups embraced the idea of a Town Team during the City Renewal Authority’s engagement process for a Dickson Place Plan.

Apply for a City Grant today!

The first round of the City Renewal Authority’s 2019 City Grants is now open for applications. Through round one of the 2019 City Grants, eligible applicants can apply for up to $80,000 for projects that contribute to the vitality of Canberra’s city centre through place-making.

The Playful Endeavour

To nurture creative play, the City Renewal Authority is bringing a pop-up play space to the city centre these school holidays. The Playful Endeavour will be located in Civic Square, in front of Canberra Theatre, from 29 September to 14 October.

Improving your city experience

The City Renewal Authority has been working hard to make your city’s paths and public spaces safer, better looking and more enjoyable. High-quality outdoor tables and benches, upgraded footpaths, ping pong tables and flower planters have all been installed in recent months.

Apply to design and deliver Canberra's annual Christmas event

The City Renewal Authority is seeking an event manager or agency to design and deliver Canberra’s biggest and best Christmas event from 2018 through to 2020.

Renewing Haig Park

On Wednesday 1 August and Sunday 5 August, we will be in Haig Park to chat to you about the place plan and to hear which improvements you most want to see in place in the park first. While you’re there, enjoy a free coffee for taking part!

Artwork to give Henry Rolland Park a Cosmic Recharge

An interactive sculpture by prominent local artist Dr Hanna Hoyne has been installed at Henry Rolland Park, on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin. Crying Dinghy is part of Hanna Hoyne’s Cosmic Recharge series. Other artworks in the series have featured in Sydney’s Sculpture by the Sea and another at the University of Canberra.

Read the Future City Playgrounds report here

Read the entire Future City Playgrounds report here which will be used to inform the design of future play spaces in the city precinct, including the design of a play space for West Basin.

Public space upgrades for the city have started in Akuna Street

Upgrades to our city’s public spaces have progressed into a second stage as part of the City Renewal Authority’s ongoing works to improve pedestrian amenity, access and safety.

Apply to be a City Grants panellist for 2018/19

Are you a levy payer and keen to contribute to enlivening our city centre? Why not consider becoming a panel member to help assess Tier 2 Grant submissions as part of our City Grants Program.