Jets set to take off with key coaching appointments

It is with immense pleasure that the Gungahlin Jets announce their Division 1 Coach – John Love. John joins the Jets after having a year off to study a double Masters. John has an extensive coaching and development history with AFL Canberra and the Belconnen Magpies. He was an Under 18 GWS Academy coach (ACT), Under 16 AFL Canberra Representative coach and has coached multiple Indigenous Academies including the Adam Goodes Academy. John also held the role of AFL Talent and Coaching Manager – ACT South Coast from 2012 to 2015. In this role, John was responsible for coaching development in the region at Levels 1 and 2 and managed the talented player program. read more

A woman and a man to face drug charges in court

A 23-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man faced the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday, 24 November 2017.

On Thursday, 23 November 2017, ACT Policing conducted a search warrant on an address in Nicholls. read more

Pass the popcorn, an update on the cinema development

Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away. In September 2012 the ACT Labor Government committed to allowing for a cinema development in Gungahlin. Block 1, Section 12 Gungahlin was released for this purpose. This site is bounded by Hibberson, Hinder, Kate Crace and Efkarpidis Streets, which is within the main shopping and entertainment precincts of Gungahlin. See the map below. read more

Canberra to the North Pole for healthy hearts

It was a close race to the end! Hundreds of Canberran's, along with 10 gyms and fitness groups travelled the equivalent distance to the North Pole. An impressive effort - and no reindeer or sleigh required! They logged 18,405km and raised $22,468 for the Heart Foundation. read more

Canberra Park wins Best New Tourism Development Award

Congratulations to Canberra Park for winning a well deserved Canberra Tourism Award for 'Best New Tourism Development'.  read more

Speeding driver detected from over 1km away on Horse Park Drive

On Tuesday evening, 21 November 2017, ACT Policing detected a motorist travelling at 105 kilometres an hour (km/hr) in an 80 km/hr speed zone on Horse Park Drive, Moncrieff.

The driver was detected by police from a distance of 1110.5 metres. read more

Active Streets for Schools

The Active Streets for Schools program is an extension of the Ride or Walk to School program to make the environment around schools safer to ride, walk, scooter or skate to and from school.

Riding, walking, scooting or skating are simple ways to incorporate physical activity into everyday lives and daily journeys. Physically active children are healthier, happier and more socially connected than children who have more sedentary lifestyles. read more

Gungahlin Jets Juniors win the 2017 Good Sports Healthy Eating Club of the Year

The Good Sports Awards give us the opportunity to recognise and celebrate the passionate clubs and people who inspire healthy and strong sporting communities.

Sport has the power to inspire and unite us. It brings people together and turns dreams into reality. read more


Federal & State Governments are all investing heavily in trying to arrest the decline in young females participation in sports but AUSTRALIAN ALL STAR CHEERLEADING FEDERATION (AASCF) Cheer & Dance Championships are bucking the trend with over 55,000 competitors in 2017 which represents a 25% growth in participants. read more

Work underway to build a new primary school for North Gungahlin

MLA Yveltte Berry, "Today I attended the site of the new North Gungahlin primary school in Taylor with Yerrabi MLAs Suzanne Orr and Michael Pettersson, to turn the first sod before construction begins. read more

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