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

Connect with your local community via Nextdoor

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

Clean Up Australia Day 3 March 2013

28 January 2013

The Hackett Community Association has organised a ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ campaign from 10 am to 1pm on Sunday 3 March 2013. 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…

National Stroke Foundation

16 January 2013

The National Stroke Foundation needs passionate volunteer speakers from the ACT for its StrokeSafe Ambassador program. If you are passionate about raising awareness of stroke and stroke prevention, express your interest now! Cick here for further details.

Wilbur’s reopens 16 January

15 January 2013

For the coffee lovers of Hackett Wilbur’s will be reopening on 16 January.

IGA supermarket upgrade

15 January 2013

The owners of the supermarket are in the process of seeking planning approval for the proposed upgrade. We will update readers on the start date of the proposed works once this is confirmed.

James (Gentleman Jim) Savoulidis

15 January 2013

Hackett residents were saddened to learn of the passing of on 20 December 2012. Jim was born in Greece, grew up during the Great Depression and was in 1938 sent to Australia by parents who wanted a better life for him. In 1959 he settled in· Canberra and opened a number of businesses in the…

Pharmacy now open

15 January 2013

Great news for Hackett residents. Rhonda Warne has now opened the pharmacy at the Hackett shops. This has been a great achievement for Hackett, and the HCA encourages residents to support the pharmacy as much as possible, as its retention is dependent on sufficient turnover. The pharmacy will be open 9.30 am to 5 pm…

Historic material updated

5 December 2012

We have added photos of Hackett’s 40th and 45th bithday celebrations and early school photos to our historic collection. Go to the ‘History’ tab on the main navigation bar to access these.

Hackett’s 40th birthday celebrations in 2003

4 December 2012

We have added some photos of the 40th birthday celebrations in 2003 to our website to make these available to readers. It is pretty obvious from the photos that it was a very popular and enjoyable occasion for all. We aim to make our 50th birthday celebrations even more spectacular and popular. Click here to…

Construction of public toilet delayed

29 November 2012

The ACT Government has agreed to construct a public toilet at the Hackett Shopping Centre. The toilet will be positioned between the bus stop on Madigan Street and the IGA supermarket. The toilet was originally planned to be constructed by the end of June 2012 but this has now been delayed to fit in with…

Canberra 100 Facebook site

29 November 2012

The Centenary of Canberra team has set up a Facebook page to connect Canberra residents and promote the activities that will be held as part of the centenary celebrations. The Hackett Community Association encourages local residents to join in with these celebrations and the Facebook page is an easy way to keep up with what…

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