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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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.
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 14 June in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.
The Hackett Community Association Annual General Meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 14 September in Meeting Room 2 at Maitland House, 100 Maitland Street. This is the key meeting of the year and all residents are encouraged to attend. At this meeting the Chair will report on the Association’s achievements over the preceding…
We had a really successful day yesterday with a big turn up of organisations including all the main political parties, who are clearly getting ready for the upcoming election. The weather looked dicey at first, following a wet night but it progressively cleared up and by mid-morning there was more sun than clouds. Our thanks to…
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10 May in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.
The Hackett Community Association is sponsoring another Community Contact Day at the Hackett Shopping Centre from 9 am to approximately 1 pm on 30 April. Hackett Neighbourhood Watch, Action Buses and Capital Metro, Sustainable Australia and Hackett Preschool (who will also be running a cake stall) have confirmed their attendance. We are awaiting confirmation from a number…
The Committee is concerned that the trees adjacent to Hackett Oval are now 50 years old and are progressively dying. The Committee is also concerned that many of the parks in Hackett receive minimal support from the Government and that nearly all parks in Hackett do not have official names. The Committee has formed a sub-group to…
The next meeting of the Hackett Community Association will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12 April in the Community Hall at the old Hackett Primary School. All welcome.
We’re super excited to give you an exclusive sneak peek into a new initiative of the Hackett Community Association We’ve started a Hackett Community Website and Facebook Page! We love our community and we’re sure you do to! That’s why we aim to build a sense of community for the residents, businesses and organisations within…
The Hackett Community Association at its 8 March General Meeting will be submitting by way of a Special Resolution a proposed revised Constitution. The proposed Constitution incorporates a number of minor changes from the Government’s default Constitution which the Association adopted upon its formation in 2004. A detailed explanation of the proposed changes is included in…