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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What's Happening

Upcoming Events

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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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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

Next HCA meeting

24 May 2019

Next meeting of the HCA Committee will be on Tuesday 11 June 2019 commencing 7.30pm in room behind the School Hall.  You are most welcome to attend to raise any issue related to Hackett. Chris Mobbs, Chair, HCA

Proposal for murals on the Hackett oval change rooms

24 May 2019

On the southern end of the Hackett oval are change rooms which have been there since the late 1960s and certainly look a bit outdated.  Their appearance is not helped with the numerous graffiti painted on all sides. But this may all change with the help of the ACT Government and Blue Gum Community School. …

Reprint of the Hackett book

24 May 2019

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…

Next Meeting of the Hackett Community Association Tuesday 14 May 2019

29 April 2019

The Hackett Community Association is on Tuesday 14 May 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.

Plan for enhancing the Hackett shops precinct

29 April 2019

Over the years, the HCA has flagged various proposals for enhancing the Hackett shops precinct e.g. a sign/memorial about Sir John Hackett, clean-up of the gardens, and provision of a table on the grassy area near the bus stop. Rather than going to the ACT Government with each separate proposal, the HCA is compiling a…

Music in Bragg St Park, Sunday 5 May 2019

29 April 2019

The next Music in the Park (Bragg St, Hackett) is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, 5 May starting around 1pm. Subject to weather. Signs will go up a few days before if it is on. John and Christy Murray

Be A Hero, Your Way, 4 May 2019

29 April 2019

The Hackett Community Association (HCA) is creating the opportunity to give generously to Red Cross. March is traditionally Red Cross Calling month but the HCA is holding a BBQ at the Hackett Shops to fundraise for this vital organisation on Saturday 4 May 2019, 10am-2pm. The food: Sausage sandwich $2.50. Bacon and Egg Roll $5.00.…

Party at the Hackett Shops Saturday 26 October 2019

14 March 2019

The 2019 Party at the Hackett Shops will take place on Saturday 26 October 2019 between 11am-3.00pm. These event are the highlight of the year and are a great opportunity for families to join in the entertainment and catch up with and meet new friends. They also present a great opportunity for local artists to…

Hackett Community Association Annual General Meeting 13 August 2019

14 March 2019

We realise how busy people can be so we are giving you ample advance notice of the Hackett Community Association (HCA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) to help you include this event to your calendar. This is the most important event on the HCA’s calendar and it is where we outline our achievements over the year…

Next Meeting of the Hackett Community Association Tuesday 9 April 2019

14 March 2019

The Hackett Community Association is on Tuesday 9 April 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.

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