It's in the bag - share the dignity

#itsinthebag Share the Dignity campaign is currently underway and Sash & Belle (local Gungahlin business) is excited to donate a minimum of 20 new handbags to the cause. We would love to fill them with donated goods from the Canberra community. read more

Eastlake Club Gungahlin

The Eastlake Group have shared with us details about their planned club to be built in Gungahlin on the block bounded by Efkarpidis Street, Hinder Street, Kate Crace Street and The Valley Avenue. See map below. read more

Norwood Crematorium ‘Teddy Bear Garden’ Christmas decorating.

This is a courtesy notice to inform all parents with angel babies at Norwood Crematorium ‘Teddy Bear Garden’ who might be interested.

There will be a group of families gathering to decorate the ‘Teddy Bear Garden’ this Saturday at 10am with all things Christmas. We all know how difficult it is when times of celebration come around and we have to try to cope without all our family being present, so we are trying to embrace this festive season to ensure a) our babies lights shine bright enough for Santa to find them, and b) we know within our hearts we have given them some happiness and cheer this December. read more

Managed car parking at Marketplace Gungahlin commences 28th November

On 19th August, Marketplace Gungahlin opened their new two level underground car park which accomodates 500 car parking spaces and weather protected travelator access to Woolworths and Kmart.

Combined with the car parking within the Big W mall, there are now a total of 1,300+ car parking spaces available for customer convenience at Marketplace Gungahlin. read more

Temporary road closure on Hibberson Street, Gungahlin

The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users that from 7:00 am, Saturday 26 November, the intersection of Hibberson St and Gozzard St will be closed to allow for repair works due to road failure.

These works are predicted to take several hours. Public is asked to avoid the area and seek an alternate route.

For up-to-date information on road closures please call Access Canberra on 13 22 81 or visit  read more

Celebrating 29 years, Kmart together with The Salvation Army and Mission Australia are helping to show others that they are not alone.

Yesterday Kmart Gungahlin launched their Christmas wishing tree along with students from Neville Bonner Primary school by decorating the tree, placing the first 2 official gifts under three, singing Jingle Bells and of course the morning was completed with cake and a special visit by Santa.

Read on to find out how you can help other families this Christmas through The Salvation Army and Mission Australia. read more

Man caught 70km/h over the speed limit

ACT Policing continues to urge motorists to drive safely or face harsh consequences after a 23-year-old Forde man was caught at 70km/h over the speed limit yesterday (Friday, November 25).

Around 10:50pm, Gungahlin General Duties officers were patrolling in an unmarked police vehicle on Flemington Road when they detected a motorcycle travelling at 140km/h in a sign-posted 70km/h speed zone. Police activated their emergency lights and directed the rider to stop. read more

Win $1,000 a day at Marketplace Gungahlin!

To celebrate the opening of the redeveloped Marketplace Gungahlin they are giving away $1,000* every day for 20 days!

From November 26 to December 15, when you make a purchase at any store in Marketplace Gungahlin, ask for your unique entry card at any store counter, then head to and enter your details to go into the draw to win! read more

Changed traffic arrangements at the Barton Highway intersection

Night works will be undertaken at the Barton Highway/ William Slim Drive/ Gundaroo Drive roundabout this Sunday, 27 November 2016, between 9 pm and 6 am (weather permitting). In the event of wet weather these works will be postponed to Monday 28 November 2016.

The Gundaroo Drive westbound approach to the roundabout will be fully closed. Traffic will be diverted to Gungahlin Drive. Right turns only will be permitted from Abena Avenue, Nudurr Drive and Burrowa Street onto Gundaroo Drive. read more

New-concept Kmart store to open at Marketplace Gungahlin

Shoppers all across Canberra have flocked to Marketplace Gungahlin today for the opening of the new concept Kmart and new speciality retail stores, marking the completion of a $60million redevelopment. read more

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