My Gungahlin Is Jumping To Cure Diabetes
Community
There are many reasons why people jump out of a plane. Some people jump when they reach a milestone, some jump as a team building activity and others jump to face their fear. My Gungahlin is Jumping to Cure Diabetes with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation! As part of Canberra’s Centenary celebrations, JDRF is aiming to raise $100,000 through 100 tandem...
Convoy For Cancer Families
Community
On Saturday 2nd of February the annual Cancer Support Group Convoy for cancer families was held. The convoy left from Mitchell and headed down Gungahlin Drive to Tuggeranong. It was great to see such massive support from everyone involved. There was motorcyclists, emergency services and trucks of all shapes and sizes.
Legit Telstra Door To Door Reps
Community
As reported last night we received a report of a person posing as a Telstra employee trying to gain access to a Gungahlin residents house. Debbie reported: "FYI....I had a woman at my door this afternoon saying she was from Telstra and wanting to come inside to check my computer. I called Telstra who advised this woman was not legit....
How To Report Lost Dogs in Gungahlin
Community
We regularly get posts on our Facebook wall notifying of lost and founds pets in Gungahlin. Whilst we don't mind this happening did you know you can report lost and found dogs on the Territory and Municipal Services website? The lost and found service provided by Domestic Animal Services (DAS) can help reunite Canberrans with their four-legged friends. "If you...
Assistance Dogs looking for Gungahlin families
Community
Local Gungahlin resident Lisa Park is eager to establish an Assistance Dogs program in Canberra and trying to garner support from interested locals. Would you be interested in being a puppy raiser, puppy sitter or have skills to be a puppy trainer? Do you love dogs but are unable to commit for 14 years, or would you simply like to...
#LikeCanberra – #LikeGungahlin!
Community
As Canberra nears its 100th birthday celebrations the #LIKECanberra poll is under way on the Canberra 100 website to find the top 100 reasons to Like Canberra. In the options to vote there is lot's great things to vote on why we all #LIKECanberra. We have pulled out of the list Gungahlin choices to vote on why we all #LIKEGunghalin....
Review of vacant block opposite Ngunnawal shops
Community
The vacant block opposite the Ngunnawal shops at the intersection of Yarrawonga Street and Jabanungga Avenue in Ngunnawal is under review. Under the Territory Plan the block is zoned Commercial CZ4 which permits retailing, residential and other services to the local community compatible with nearby residential areas (subject to meeting the required planning codes). This block was previously reviewed for...
My Gungahlin – 2012 in review
Community
2012 was a big year for us here at My Gungahlin with the launch of our new website in the middle of the year. Our followers on Facebook and Twitter have increased dramatically over the last 12 months. In December 2011 we had just over 100 LIKES on Facebook, we are now close to 1,250. We would like to thank...
Generosity for Supabarn and Crace Giving Tree
Community
Thanks to Supabarn and the Crace community this year's Giving Tree was a huge success! Close to 500 people have made donations to the Crace Giving Tree (in conjunction with Supabarn Supermarkets at Civic, Kaleen and Wanniassa). Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas from the Crace Community Development Team. Left to right are: Crace sales Melissa Martin, Gungahlin Child and...
Supabarn and Crace join forces for The Salvos
Community
Captain Dale Murray is urging all Canberrans to help the needy by donating a children’s gift or non-perishable food item to the Crace Giving Tree. Almost 11,000 Canberrans were assisted by The Salvation Army in the past 11 months. Captain Murray from The Salvation Army Canberra says this is a 40.1 per cent increase compared to the same period last...
Crace local cricket match – knocked for a six!
Community
Saturday 10th of November saw the opening of the Crace Recreation Park. Senator Kate Lundy attended and launched the proceedings. Whilst unfortunately The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall who were visiting Canberra at the time were unable to attend, the event was attended to by cricket royalty Dean Jones and Michael Bevan for a cricket match. Olympic stars...
Crace Recreation Park—a first for Canberra
Community
Crace’s $3.6 million recreation park spanning 4.5 hectares is a facility unlike anything Canberra has ever seen and has been hailed as a model for future parks by the ACT Government. Designed to appeal to a broad range of users, the multi-purpose sport and recreation facility provides irrigated open spaces, formal sports facilities as well as recreation activities including a...
Constable Kenny Koala to take on ‘Big Red’
Community
ACT Policing’s Constable Kenny Koala will be teaming up with the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s educational truck, codenamed ‘Big Red’, to raise awareness about child safety in the Canberra region. Constable Kenny — a well-known Canberra child safety mascot — will be attending several fetes over the next two weeks with Big Red, the first time the truck has been toured...
Playground upgrades and new shade sails enhance play opportunities in Gungahlin
Community
With the days getting longer and warmer, Canberra families are encouraged to get out and about and visit one of the Territory's recently upgraded play spaces, Diana Hill, Design and Development Manager, said today. "As part of the ACT Government's $1 million 2011-12 Playground Safety Program, the renewal of five play spaces in Canberra is now complete," Ms Hill said....
160 native bird species on show at Mulligans Flat
Community
Get your walking shoes on for the Mulligans Bird Walk and bring your binoculars for a close up look at amazing bird life. "Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary is one of the best bird watching spots in the ACT, with its different habitats providing a home and feeding place for more than 160 native bird species," said Stephen Wilkes, Ranger-in-Charge, Mulligans...
Be mindful of snakes in Gungahlin
Community
With the warmer Spring weather almost upon us and snakes emerging from their hibernation, the ACT Government is encouraging Canberrans to be mindful in parks and reserves around the ACT. "Each year our rangers receive numerous calls concerning snake sightings in the urban areas in and around Canberra. If you do come across a snake the best approach is not...
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