It you want to have say in your community, influence outcomes or simply become part of a vibrant organisation then join the HCA today. Please click on article heading to go to full article to read more and to join.
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
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.
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30 pm on Monday 17 November 2014 at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. All welcome.
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
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
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 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
SEE-Change has organised an electric bike information and test ride night for Thursday 16 October from 6.15 – 7.15pm in O’Connor.
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Music in the Park will commence at 3pm on Saturday 22 November 2014 in the Bragg Street Park. Local musicians will be playing from 3pm through until dark. Santa will be arriving around 5:30 pm. Everyone is welcome, so bring along your family and friends. Everything is BYO, including your dancing shoes! There will be the usual Christmas gold coin donation to a local charity. This is a wonderful opportunity for our community to get together with family and friends and … Read More
There is now a dedicated Facebook site on the old Hackett Primary School. It includes numerous photos of past staff and students. Please click on article heading to go to full article with link to Facebook page.