Hackett Community Website

This website has been established to provide a single portal into the Hackett Community which consists of its residents, organisations and businesses.

Any feedback on this website may be sent to the website administrator using the 'Contact Us' form on this website. We particularly welcome any suggestions that will help us to increase the impact and benefits of the website.

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A downloadable eBook version is also available for purchase for $15. Click on the PayPal button below and select and pay for the downloadable version.

Reprint of the Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a north Canberra suburb

In October 2018 the HCA released its book “Hackett - 50 years plus: Story of a North Canberra suburb.”  It was sold out by the end of 2018.  The good news is that we are reprinting and will have copies for sale ($20) from mid June.  If you would like to place an order, send an email to mobbs1@grapevine.net.au with your contact details – free delivery to Hackett residents or $11 postage elsewhere.  Or purchase a copy at IGA Hackett.

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Useful Links

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Report damaged paths, illegal rubbish or other council services issues here

View government lawn mowing schedules


Local Businesses

Flawless Boutique Skin Clinic

North Canberra Osteopathy

Hackett IGA Plus Liquor

Saint Valentine Florist and Gift Shop

Monkey Wrench Cycle Repairs

Tarquine Hair Salon

Counselling Solutions ACT

Siam Twist Café & Restaurant

Canberra Magic Kitchen Organic Food and Vegetables

Local Organisations

Hackett Neighbourhood Watch

Folk Dance Canberra

Hackett Community Association

Old Hackett Primary School Facebook Group

Friends of Mount Majura

St Margaret's Uniting Church

Holy Cross Anglian Church

Blue Gum Community School

Hackett Preschool

Latest News

Chair of Hackett Community Association embarks on 3 month motorcycle trip

11 April 2013

Greg Haughey, the Chair of the Hackett Community Association, will be riding his BMW R1200GS motorcycle around Australia from late April to early August. You can follow Greg’s progress on www.ridinglegends.com.au        

Ride to School Day 22 March 2013

25 March 2013

School Education Minister Peter Garrett, federal MP Andrew Leigh and paralympian Michael Milton setting off for ride to school day Hackett Shops on 22 March with Sebastian and Matilda.  

Parties at the Shops 12 March 2013

17 March 2013

The Parties at the Shops event on 12 March 2013 was a resounding success. The day started with the Senior’s morning tea. Iris Wu, a local resident, started off the day with some lovely piano music. Later we were joined by the dancers form Folk Dance Canberra who provided a lively and well received display of a…

National Film and Sound Archive “Imagining the Capital: Canberra on Film”

7 March 2013

National Film and Sound Archive will be showing  “Imagining the Capital: Canberra on Film” at the Senate Rose Gardens from 7:30 pm, this Sunday 10 March 2013. This is a free event and all are welcome. Imagining the Capital celebrates 100 years of lifestyle, politics, and architecture in Canberra through film and sound from the national audiovisual collection.…

Hackett Community Association Hackett Shops 2 March 2013

17 February 2013

The Hackett Community Association will be holding a table at the Hackett Shops on  2 March from 9 am to 1 pm. Come along and meet your committee.

Music in the Park 2 March 2013

16 February 2013

The concert commences at 5pm (subject to the weather) opposite the park at the corner of Bragg and Mackenzie Streets with a wonderful mix of folk, blues, country rock and dancing on the street stuff. Bring your own food, drinks and seats or blanket. A couple of barbies will be provided so feel free to…

Changes in Ownership Hackett Shops

16 February 2013

Steve and Arthur Savoulidis have sold Wilbur’s to new owners Corey Banvers and Sam Howarth and have taken over the IGA supermarket as their next business venture. They will be indroducing a range of improvements to the supermarket but will not be proceeding with the previous owner’s rebuilding plans. payday loans ak

Medical Practitioner Wanted

1 February 2013

The Hackett Community Association is looking for a community minded medical practitioner to operate from the Hackett Shopping Centre. If anyone is aware of a possible practitioner could they please contact us by clicking here.

Parties at the Shops 12 March 2013

1 February 2013

Come along. Don’t miss out on the fun. There is something for everybody. The Hackett Community Association has organised a range of activities at the Hackett shops on 12 March 2013 as part of the Government’s Parties at the Shops celebrations. These celebrations are being held to mark the 100th anniversary of the naming of…

Woody Weeds Working Party 10 February 2013

28 January 2013

All residents are welcome to join in, but particularly residents who live in Mackenzie Street, a working party to tackle the woody weeds that grow in the nature reserve behind the houses in Mackenzie Street from around Russell Street to Hull Place on Sunday, 10 February 2013. The cleanup will start at 8.00am and we will finish…

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