Join the Hackett Community Association and have your say

It you want to have say in your community, influence outcomes or simply become part of a vibrant organisation then join the HCA today.

Membership of the Hackett Community Association is open to anyone who lives, works or has a business or property in Hackett.

Membership fees are $7.50 per household, $5 for an individual or business and $2 concession

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Season’s Greetings

The Hackett Community Association wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Animated Christmas Graphics

Friends of Mount Majura Pre-Christmas Working Party

Working party and results_reducedGift an hour of your time to Mt Majura on from 9 am -12 noon Sunday 20 December at the Friends of Mt Majura Working Party to remove privets and other environmental weeds that escaped nearby gardens. Meet at the ParkCare notice board close to the Hackett water tank off Rivett/ French Streets intersection. Please BYO sun protection and wear body covering garden clothing and sturdy shoes.

Residents whose backyards abut nature reserve are particularly invited to check out and help tackling the most cumbersome garden escapes that strayed into nature reserve. You need no experience to attend this event; instructions and tools will be provided on site.

Inquiries: ph. 6247 7515 or [email protected]

Next Meeting of the Hackett Community Association

Newsletter-logoThe Hackett Community Association will not be meeting in December or January due to the Christmas holiday period. The next meeting will be on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Music in the Park 5 December 2015

Music in the Park 5 December 2015

Music in the Park 5 December 2015

Donald Ian McDonald

Donald Ian McDonald was a well known Hackett resident from the early 60s until his death in 1990. He served in the Australian Public Service (APS) for 40 years before retiring in 1982. This service was interrupted by his time with the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II from 1942 to 1946.

He is most remembered as a historian in which role he contributed to numerous publications and wrote many books. Part of which he undertook while still working in the Australian Public Service but mostly after his retirement from the APS until his death.

Donald Ian McDonald









You can read his obituary which provides a comprehensive summary of his many achievements by clicking here.