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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Click on box above for further details on events.

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

Hackett Community Association meeting 15 October 2012

10 October 2012

The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30 pm on 15 October 2012 at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. All welcome.

2012 Annual General Meeting

10 October 2012

The HCA Annual General Meeting was held on 24 September. The new committee was elected at the meeting and now consists of Greg Haughey (Chair), James Walker (Deputy Chair), Bruce Smith (Secretary), Terry de Luca (Treasurer), Lorraine Mason (Assistant Treasurer), Dorothy Mackenzie (Assistant Secretary and Public Officer) and General Members Waltraud Pix, Max Huntington, Kaye…

ACT Government supports community gardening

20 August 2012

The ACT Government recognises that growing food locally can provide broad benefits to building community health and wellbeing and has recently announced a range of measures to help communities establish their own gardens. The Government has also promised to provide an additional $200,000 over four years to establish 10 community gardens across Canberra in existing…

Hackett Pharmacy Facebook page

20 August 2012

A new Facebook page has been set up to encourage debate and build support for a Hackett Pharmacy. Visit the Facebook page at  http://www.facebook.com/hackettneedsapharmacy where you can go and “like” the page. For more information you can contact info@hackett.org.au  

Street Parties

21 July 2012

The Hackett Community Association encourages local residents to organise street parties to celebrate the namesake person of their street as part of the Canberra 100 celebrations. We also encourage residents to connect with your neighbours and raise a toast in memory of the achievements of your person, maybe ask your neighbour to also add their…

National Tree Day planting party on Mount Majura

18 July 2012

Join the Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) and the Watson Woodland parkCare groups to celebrate National Tree Day 2012 with the planting of local trees, shrubs and flowering ground-cover plants in the Mount Majura nature park. When: Sunday 29 July 2012, from 1.00pm to 3.00pm For further details go to Friends of Mount Majura website…

Hackett Community Association meeting 20 August 2012

18 July 2012

The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be held on Monday 20 August  at 7.30 pm at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. All welcome.

Public meeting on pharmacy

5 July 2012

The Hackett Community Association will be holding a public meeting at 7.30 pm on 23 July at St Margaret’s Uniting Church to decide on strategies to persuade the Minister for Health and Aging to approve a pharmacy for the Hackett shops. It is critical that we get a large turn out to show the Government and…

Centennial Trail route modified following lobbying

22 June 2012

Friends of Mount Majura have been actively lobbying the Government to modify the Centennial Trail route originally proposed for the Mount Majura Nature Reserve so that it avoided environmentally sensitive areas. The Government has taken their and other park groups concerns into account and has modified the route of the Centennial Trail to reduce its…

Government announces support for community gardens

22 June 2012

The ACT Government has issued a Media Release encouraging the establishment of community gardens and is waiving licence fees for the 2012-13 financial year for all new gardens. Click here to read Media Release. The Hackett Community Association is seeking expressions of interest from residents who would like to help establish a community garden for…

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