• 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

Clean Up Australia Day 1 March 2015

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The Hackett Community Association has organised a ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ campaign from 10 am to 1pm on Sunday 1 March 2015. Residents who wish to join in this very worthwhile effort to clean up the suburb are asked to meet at the Hackett Shops from 10 am.  No effort is too small. Rubbish collection bags will be provided but bring your own gloves. Please contact Terry de Luca on 6249-1889 for further details.

Committee Contact Table 21 March 2015

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The Hackett Community Association Committee will be holding a contact table at the shops on Saturday 21 March. Please come along and meet your fellow association members and let us know how you feel about living in Hackett. We would be grateful if some non-committee residents could join us for awhile to expand the representation at these tables. Your time commitment can be as short or as long as you are able to spare. Please contact James Walker on 6247-0951 to let … Read More

Stray dog?

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A resident spotted a dog on Christmas Day on Haddon street with no collar that appears to have strayed. It is believed to be a male Maltese or poodle cross. Anyone who knows the owner(s) can contact us via the Contact Us link at the bottom of this Page.

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

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