Our Mission and Purpose
The Hackett Community Association is a not-for-profit incorporated association and it is the official representative organisation for the suburb for dealing with Government.
Promoting the well-being of the Hackett community by protecting and enhancing the social, cultural and physical environment of Hackett.
- promote initiatives that protect and enhance the social, cultural and physical environment of Hackett;
- act as point of contact for community issues;
- represent the Hackett community in dealings with Government and others;
- inform the community about issues concerning Hackett;
- support other local community organisations such as the North Canberra Community Council and Friends of Mount Majura; and
- raise funds and expend them in the pursuit of the objectives of the Association.
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Join the Hackett Community Association
Membership is FREE
Membership of the Hackett Community Association is open to anyone who lives, works or has a business or property in Hackett. Residents and businesses are encouraged to join and actively contribute to the Association.
It is crucial that the Association has a sufficiently large representative and active membership base to have any real influence on Government. The Government will generally only listen to community organisations such as ours when there is a significant number of active and committed residents.
It is also important that we demonstrate as a community that we are actively involved in shaping and influencing the direction of our community to achieve the best outcomes from government planning and programs to be treated seriously.
By joining you will receive the following benefits:
- you will have a say in your community, influence outcomes and become part of a vibrant organisation
- you will be able to vote at Annual General Meetings on proposed resolutions and nominations for committee positions
- you will be better informed on what is happening in your suburb and in turn increase your ability to influence outcomes
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The Hackett Community Association will be taking a break and will not meet again until February 2017. In the meantime we thank all Hackett residents and businesses for their support and we wish all a fulfilling and memorable Christmas and New Year break.
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 8 November in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.
DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT AS IT IT COULD BE THE BEST WE HAVE EVER ORGANISED. WE LITERALLY HAVE EVERYTHING FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. UNLESS THE WEATHER TURNS FOUL ON US IT WILL BE A A VERY MEMORABLE DAY AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO CONNECT WITH YOUR FELLOW RESIDENTS.
The Annual General Meeting of the Hackett Community Association was held on 14 September 2016 at ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. The new committee for 2016-17 was elected at the meeting and James Walker, who recently retired after 13 years with the Committee in various roles, including four years as Chair, was awarded Honorary Life…
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11 October in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.
The Annual General Meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be held at 7.30 pm on 14 September 2016 in Meeting Room 2 at Maitland House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett. We are planning to have 2 speakers at the meeting: Mr John Carty another local resident and former senior mathematics teacher and current contributor to the Australian…
The Hackett Community Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on 14 September. Committee members for 2016-17 will be elected at that meeting. If you are community minded and are looking for a way to be more involved in the future of the Hackett community here is your opportunity to nominate yourself for…
The next Hackett Community Contact Day will be held on Saturday 27 August at St Margaret’s Church Community Diversity Festival from 11am to 3pm. We have decided to join the St Margaret’s Church Diversity Day Event in keeping with our aim of fostering increased cooperation amongst local community organisations. There will be performances by the…
The Chair of the Hackett Community Association has prepared a report on the 30 April Hackett Community Contact Day. If you would like to read it you can do by clicking here Report on 30 April 2016 Contact Day
There will no meeting of the Hackett Community Association in July. The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 9 August in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.