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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eBook

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

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

Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fenner and resident of Hackett, officially launched the book ‘Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a north Canberra suburb’ at the 'Party at the Shops' event on 27 October 2018.

HCA members and contributors have been working on this book for a number of years and are proud to see this comprehensive historical record of Hackett finally come into being.

We have sold all copies of the book but we have an eBook version which can be downloaded for $15.00.

You can pay by Paypal or major credit cards by clicking on the PayPal image below.

We will consider reprinting the book in early 2019 if we receive at least 100 orders.  To lodge your interest, simply email Chris Mobbs with your address and contact details at mobbs1@grapevine.net.au

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

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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 Chair’s report 2017-18

24 December 2018

While the financial report covers the 2017-18 financial year, this Chair’s report covers the period June 2017 to end of October 2018. ACTIVITIES SINCE JULY 2017 Passing of James Walker: The HCA was saddened when James Walker suddenly passed away in October 2017. James had been with the HCA from its inception in 2003 and…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

24 December 2018

The Hackett Community Association wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Next Meeting of the Hackett Community Association Tuesday 11 December 2018

10 December 2018

The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association is on Tuesday 11 December 2018 at 7.30pm in the room on the right hand end of the hall at Blue Gum school. You are most welcome to come along.

Join Hackett Community Association 22 November

20 November 2018

Join the Association for free Where – at the Hackett shops When – Thursday 22 November 2018, 3.00-5.30pm We have heard that some people believe that if they join, they need to attend meetings. Not true!! While you are always welcome at our meetings, there is no requirement to attend them. We hold them on…

Purchase your book about Hackett 22 November

20 November 2018

Purchase your book about Hackett Where – at the Hackett shops When – Thursday 22 November 2018, 3.00-5.30pm The book “Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a North Canberra suburb” is selling fast. The Hackett Community Association will have a table outside IGA next Thursday where you will be able to buy your copy…

‘Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a north Canberra suburb’ book available for sale

1 November 2018

Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fenner and resident of Hackett, officially launched the book ‘Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a north Canberra suburb’ at the ‘Party at the Shops’ event on 27 October 2018. HCA members and contributors have been working on this book for a number of years and are proud…

Party at the Shops 27 October 2018

1 November 2018

What a party we hadThe North Ainslie Primary School band got the party going at 11am on Saturday 27 October and the entertainment was non-stop for the next four hours. Poetry in Motion followed, then the John Agnew Big Band, CJ Snow (Tunes in Bloom), and then Campbell High School band finished at the end.…

Nabo being replaced by Nextdoor

1 November 2018

For all residents who are members of ‘nabo’ you should have received an email from ‘nabo’ advising that they were closing down and were being replaced by ‘nextdoor’. ‘Nabo’ an Australian based program was started about 4 years ago to facilitate the connection of neighbours and encourage a greater sense of community. For all its…

Music in the Park 5pm 8 December

21 October 2018

‘Music in the Park’ will be held in the Bragg St park during the evening of Saturday 8 December 2018, commencing around 5pm and going through til dusk. Signs will go up around the suburb a few days beforehand. In the meantime, feel free to send John and Christy at musicinthepark@grapevine.com.au or 0447 069 317…

Party at the Shops “50 Years Plus” Book Launch

18 October 2018

A highlight of the Party at the Shops will be the launch of the book about the history of Hackett at 1.30pm by Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fenner and resident of Hackett. The book is called ‘Hackett – 50 years plus: Story of a north Canberra suburb’ and will provide readers with interesting…

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