• Hackett Oval

  • Blue Gum Community School

  • 'Music in the Park' event at Bragg Street Park

  • Hackett Preschool

  • Hackett Shopping Centre

  • Mount Majura Nature Reserve

  • Community sausage sizzle

  • Local Federal Member with residents

Keep fit the Hackett way

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Come along to Russell’s classes at the Canberra Folk Dance Hall in Maitland Street and experience fitness the Hackett way. Click on heading to read more.  

Hackett 50 Year Book

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The Hackett Community Association is developing a book to mark the first 50 year history of Hackett which was gazetted in 1963. The book will feature articles on the history of Hackett, local schools particularly the old Hackett Primary School, local community groups, local institutions, the shopping centre, noteworthy residents, the attractions of Hackett and noteworthy happenings in Hackett. It is hoped that the book will be finalised by the end of 2015. We will be interviewing a number of … Read More

Next meeting of the Hackett Community Association

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The Hackett Community Association had its last meeting for 2014 on 17 November and will not meet again until the third week in February 2015. ACT Sports have moved to the University of Canberra and the previous venue known as ACT Sports House at 100 Madigan Street is no longer available to the non-tenants. We are currently seeking an alternative venue and we will announce the time of the date of the February meeting when this is confirmed.

SEE-Change Sustainable House Tour Saturday 9 November in Hackett

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The next Sustainable House Tour is happening on Saturday 9 November in Hackett between 2-4pm. The key feature of this house is the hempcrete walls which the owners did themselves. Hemp could be the most sustainable building material on the planet – it has a negative CO2 footprint as the curing process, which takes place for over 100 years, involves continued absorption of CO2 to petrify the material (therefore a net CO2 sink). For more information about this tour and … Read More

Annual General Meeting 20 October 2014

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The Annual General Meeting of the Hackett Community Association was held on 20 October 2014 at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. The meeting elected the incoming committee for 2014 and awarded honorary life membership to Dorothy Mackenzie and Waltraud Pix for their dedicated support to the Association and Hackett community over many years. Waltraud’s husband Jochen Zeil accepted her certificate in her absence overseas. Guest speakers Ben Smith, Director Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Capital Metro and Marion Halligan AM, a well-known … Read More

‘Run with the Wind’ event is happening on 26 October

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The ‘Run with the Wind’ event is happening on 26 October, where you get to run/walk along the road under the wind turbines near Tarago and then enjoy a community market day at the end of run/walk. It looks like a great way to see the turbines while enjoying a community gathering and getting fit at the same time!

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SEE-Change Sustainable House Tour Hackett on Sunday 19 October

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SEE-Change are running a Sustainable House Tours program. This program is designed for renovators, home owners and renters who want to tour an amazing array of everyday homes all built and created around the ideal of reducing their footprint on the earth. On these tours you can tap into local knowledge to learn how to successfully integrate renewable energy, recycling, food growing and other sustainable practices into your home and lifestyle. The cost of the tours will be $2 for … Read More

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