Canberra Times: Prime commercial sites passed in at Civic auctions (22 June 2010)

The following article has been reproduced from the Canberra Times: Prime commercial sites passed in at Civic auctions JOHN THISTLETON A glut of commercial development space in Canberra and fears of a legal challenge over a planning amendment on City Hill are being blamed for two premium development blocks at Civic being passed in at auction yesterday. Billed as ”sensational”, ”the pulse of the city” and the ”city’s ultimate address”, the London Circuit car park sites failed to meet the ACT Government’s reserve price.

ABC News: Little interest in Civic building sites (22 June 2010)

The following article has been reproduced from the ABC News website: Little interest in Civic building sites The ACT Government’s land and property services expert says he was surprised by the lack of national interest from property developers in the auction of two key city sites yesterday. The two sites on London Circuit which failed to sell in the auction yesterday are currently under a 48 hour negotiation process with local developers. Bidding started slowly and inched towards $5.25 million and $8.6 million for the respective blocks, well below the expected prices. A similar inner city car park site sold …

Crimestoppers: Sexual Assault in Civic (06 June 2010)

ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public in its investigation of the sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman in Civic early this morning (Sunday 6 June). The crime occurred around 2am in the car park near Hobart Place in Civic. The victim was walking with another female when they were approached by up to five males. The female victim was lured away from the group to the car park where she was sexually assaulted by a number of these males. The males were seen to leave the area in a Holden Statesman, possibly white or silver in colour. …

World Environment Day in Garema Place, Civic (04 June 2010)

Visit Garema Place from 11.00am to 2.00pm this Friday to celebrate World Environment Day with the Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water (DECCEW). The interactive event will include displays from local organisations and government agencies to celebrate our environment as well as showcase environmental initiatives and programs that can help our community.

ACT Policing: Pedestrians urged to take care after woman struck by vehicle in Civic (Sunday 21 February 2010)

An incident in which a woman was struck by a vehicle outside a nightclub in Civic early today (Sunday, February 21) has prompted ACT Policing to warn pedestrians of the dangers of failing to use appropriate care and attention when crossing a roadway.

National Multicultural Festival 2010 (5-7 February 2010)

The National Multicultural Festival 2010 opens on Friday, 5 February 2010 in Garema Place with a spectacular Global Concert staring Deni Hines, Melinda Schneider, Paulini and Emma Donovan. In an Australian debut they will present Mura Wakay — a celebration of Australia’s rich culture and song. All the festival favourites will be presented free in Civic — the Global Concert and Night Markets; the Fyshwick Freshfood Markets Food and Dance Spectacular; the Pacific Island Showcase; Carnival in the City; ActewAGL’s Contact Canberra; the Greek Glendi; ACTTAB Chinese New Year in the City; and India in the City. Get all the …