The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30 pm on 18 August 2014 at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. All welcome.
It you want to have say in your community, influence outcomes or simply become part of a vibrant organisation then join the HCA today. To find out more and join click here.
Steve and Arthur from the IGA Shop have put up a Notice Board next to the ANZ ATM. This is a great addition for the community as the previous notice board was recently destroyed by vandals. It was also exposed to the rain and wind which ruined many notices. Members of the public can place personal ads along the bottom using the supplied cards. Official community notices will be placed in the larger plastic sleeves at the top.
The Hackett Community Association is seeking nominations from local residents to join the Committee in preparation for Committee elections at the Annual General Meeting on 22 September 2014. Your commitment will be attendance at the 10 monthly meetings per year and assisting with other activities from time to time. If you would like to be part of an enthusiastic and committed team and have the satisfaction of contributing to your local community please contact the Committee Chair Greg Haughey on … Read More
The Hackett Community Association Committee will be holding a contact table at the shops from 9am – 1pm on 26 July. Please come along and meet your fellow association members and let us know how you feel about living in Hackett. We would be grateful if some non-committee residents could join us for awhile to expand the representation at these tables. Your time commitment can be as short or as long as you are able to spare. Please contact James … Read More
Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) is celebrating National Tree Day with a planting party in the Mt Majura nature park. Get your hands dirty and plant local trees, shrubs and flowers into the ground. This year’s event will be the third stage of a community re-vegetation project that started in Winter 2012 in the nature park behind “The Fair” in North Watson. FoMM aims to replace weeds with local native plants, provide habitat for little woodland birds and improve the … Read More
In the last week or so contractors have undertaken repairs to the retaining walls around the shopping centre square. The walls had collapsed in various parts due to the pressure from the roots of the various maturing trees and this gave the shopping centre a run down look. We thank the Government for its timely response and the return of our shopping precinct to its former glory. There has also been a hive of activity at Ten-Deli with bobcats, plumbers … Read More
The Watson preschool is encouraging past, present and future students, parents, staff and friends of the preschool community to take the rare opportunity to have your name and/or drawing as a permanent feature. This year’s major project is landscaping the area between the classrooms. The school will be using the engraved pavers in this area to create an outdoor learning space. It will give the children a space to grow and care for a vegetable garden. Pick up your order … Read More
Ten-Deli will be closed from 26 May 2014 for 3 weeks to undertake the fitting out of a Thai restaurant. This will be a most welcome addition to the Hackett scene and we look forward to the official opening.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs Jess Taylor the Secretary of the Hackett Primary School in the 1970s and ‘80s. Jess was a real Hackett identity, the right hand to four School Principals, confidante to staff and parents and the ‘face’ of the school – the first person to greet visitors and parents. She knew every child in the school and would be fondly remembered by many thousands of children. But it wasn’t just the … Read More
Local member Steve Doszpot MLA is holding a fundraising trivia night on 23 May 2014 to raise funds for cerebral palsy. Click here for further details and click here to download booking form.
The Watson Preschool will be holding a fete on Saturday, 10 May 2014 from 10am – 2pm at 60 Knox Street Watson. This is Watson Preschool’s 50th year so come along and join in the fun. There will be lots of stalls, a parade and cake cutting ceremony. Please click here to view more details.