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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details – free delivery to Hackett residents or $11 postage elsewhere. Or purchase a copy at IGA Hackett.
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Monkey Wrench Cycle Repairs
Tarquine Hair Salon
Counselling Solutions ACT
Siam Twist Café & Restaurant
Canberra Magic Kitchen Organic Food and Vegetables
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
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…
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.
For the coffee lovers of Hackett Wilbur’s will be reopening on 16 January.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…