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.


Join the Hackett Community Association

Membership is FREE

What's Happening

Upcoming Events

may, 2019

14may7:30 pm9:00 pmHackett Community Association Monthly Meeting

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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

UNDER CONSTRUCTION. WILL BE LAUNCHED SOON.

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 author releases first novel

5 February 2019

Hackett author, Anna Weatherly, has recently published her first novel. It is a murder-mystery set in the south coast village of Bermagui in the year 1919. The novel’s title is Death in the Year of Peace. Although the mystery component of the plot is fictional, Anna has written about real events of 1919 Bermagui. From…

Next Meeting of the Hackett Community Association Tuesday 12 February 2019

18 January 2019

The Hackett Community Association is on Tuesday 12 February 2019 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.

Brunch & Live Music at Magic Kitchen Sunday 20 January!

14 January 2019

We warmly invite you to join us at 21 Gilruth Street in Hackett on Sunday 20 January from 9am – 1pm for brunch and live music with friends! We’ve missed hosting brunch at Gilruth, and we know many of you have too, so here is the first one for 2019! The weather is looking just…

Beginners World Dance Class

9 January 2019

NEW TIME: Thursday nights, 7 – 8.30 pm (starting 7 February 2019) Learn the Gypsy Polka, Russian ‘Ya Da Kalinushku’, Peruvian ‘Chilili’, Albanian ‘Valle Pogonishte’, Turkish ‘Hastayim’, Romanian ‘Sarba de la Eninsala’ and many more wonderful dances to inspiring music from countries around the world.  Folk Dance Canberra is a community club promoting fitness and well being…

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…

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