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 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

IGA Supermarket upgrade

29 November 2012

The Krnc brothers who own the Hackett IGA supermarket are planning to demolish the existing store and rebuild a larger state of the art full service supermarket. Work is expected to commence around April next year subject to the time taken to receive government approval and organise the necessary workforce. The Hackett Community Association is…

Hackett Primary School Facebook Group

29 November 2012

Suzi Leverington (nee Fox) who now lives in Melbourne attended the Hackett Primary School in the early 70s and has set up a Hackett Primary School Facebook Group. If you are interested in joining this group or just want to read the various discussions please contact the HCA via admin@hackett.org.au and we will put you…

Bicycle Repair Shop at Hackett Shops

29 November 2012

Residents may not be aware that a bicycle repair shop called Monkey Wrench Cycles has recently opened in the Hackett shops. The proprietors are Joel and Stan who have a long history of cycling and bicycle maintenance. They are open 7 days a week and look forward to helping local residents keep their bikes in…

Hackett’s own Glastonbury

25 November 2012

[nggallery id=14] Several hundred people enjoyed a free concert organised by local residents John and Christy Murray and Chris Mobbs. The weather was absolutely brilliant for the outdoor event and Father Christmas made a quick visit much to the delight of the numerous children present. The crowd was treated to a diverse range of music…

Community garden

25 November 2012

The Hackett Community Association is keen to establish a community garden in Hackett to increase the sense of community and is seeking expressions of interest from local residents who would be willing to help us in our endeavours to establish the community garden. Please contact us through the website or call Terry de Luca on…

Hard work pays dividends

23 November 2012

The Hackett Community Association is thrilled to see the return of a pharmacy to Hackett after many years and is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Rhonda Warne who will operate the pharmacy. There is still the need to obtain a PBS licence to be able to operate the pharmacy in its full capacity…

Music in the Park 24 November 2012

11 November 2012

A ‘Music in the Park’ concert will be held opposite the park at the corner of Bragg and Mackenzie Streets from 5pm onwards on 24 November (subject to the weather). The concert commences at 5pm with a wonderful mix of folk, blues, country rock and dancing on the street stuff, with bit of a Xmas…

Join in Inner-north SEE-Change’s tour of the Hume Recycle Centre 3 November 2012

29 October 2012

Join in Inner-north SEE-Change’s tour of the Hume Recycle Centre 3 November 2012. People who went last year all said they learned a lot about what they thought they already knew!  Take the bus from the Downer Community Centre, or meet the group at the Recycle Centre (10:15am for a 10:30 tour).  Lunch in Dickson…

Hackett Committee Association table 10am – 1pm 1 December 2012

25 October 2012

The Hackett Community Association will be holding its next table at the Hackett shops on 1 December from 10am to 1pm. This is the principle means by which the Committee engages with local residents to update itself on your concerns and issues. The Committee would be thrilled to talk to as many residents as possible. So please…

SEE-Change Inner-North ‘over the back fence’ tour: on this Sunday 21 October

20 October 2012

Come along to the Inner-North ‘over the back fence’ tour happening this Sunday 21 October. Share ideas and see examples of what you can do to reduce your ecological footprint. When: Sunday 21 October, 3-5pm Where: Downer If you intend to come along, please email: inner.north@see-change.org.au for location details. We will be visiting a house…

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