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Latest news: Woden

Woden library to close until August for upgrades

Woden library will be closed from Wednesday 8 May until mid-August this year for significant upgrade works to a range of areas.

Abode Hotels set to open ninth hotel, second in Woden

Abode Hotels is set to open Abode Phillip in June, representing the Canberra-based company’s ninth property in their Abode hotel portfolio.

Local artists turn Woden bus interchange into a vibrant canvas

A row of white shipping containers isn’t quite the artistic vision the ACT Government has for the temporary interchange.

Police investigating fire at Woden Community Service building

ACT Policing is seeking information from the public about a suspicious fire at the Woden Community Services Building, Phillip, last Monday. 

Elderly man assaulted by two teens in Woden

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an elderly man was assaulted by two teens in Woden on Saturday 24 June.

Recidivist arrested after burglaries in Woden and Weston

A 43-year-old Duffy man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with multiple offences, after burglaries in the Woden Town Centre and Weston Creek. 

Prime land in Woden Town Centre hits the market

ACT’s Suburban Land Agency has released a significant block for sale in bustling Woden Town Centre, going on the market earlier this week. Situated between Matilda Street, Bowes Street, and Callum Street, ‘Woden Village’ promises to significantly boost the housing supply in the Territory.

Local business community says Phillip Place plan fails them

The ACT Government has released the place design brief for Phillip Block 1, Section 7 (the former Matilda Street car park), which it intends to develop into “a liveable, green, and vibrant neighbourhood”. However, the local Phillip business community says the proposal has failed them

Demolition work begins on Woden interchange

The Woden bus interchange was partly demolished today, as work begins on the new CIT Campus and light rail ready interchange.

108-year-old WWI pistol surrendered to ACT police

A World War I era pistol was surrendered to police members at Woden Police Station earlier this week.

Cyclists object to relocation of bike path near Hellenic Club

Will moving a bike path outside the Hellenic Club in Woden cut off a key link for cyclists, or be safer and more scenic?

ACT to have Southern Hemisphere’s premium ice sports centre

Canberra Arena, a national ice sports facility coming in 2025, is a major milestone, says the ACTISF - but where does it leave Phillip pool?

Woden CIT campus DA open for comment

The development application for the CIT campus in Woden town centre is open for the next fortnight for public comment.