Music afternoon with the Kirrah Amosa Trio

Thank-you to the Kirrah Amosa Trio who played the most fabulous music at Benambra yesterday. We gathered in Dan and Sean’s house because of the inclement weather but many of us sat outside as the rain had gone. Our newest … Continue reading

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Men’s weekend at the beach

Jackson, Dan, Sandor and Adam left the cosy environment of the Intentional Community for a men’s week-end at the beach. Beer, pizza, mini-golf, sun, surf and the occasional deer filled the week-end. Jackson wanted to party all night and unfortunately … Continue reading

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Art at GAL as part of Canberra Centenary!

As part of the Centenary of Canberra celebrations the Intentional Community was chosen for a piece of original art by a Canberra artist. Here are some photos of the mural after the first day. More photos to follow and the … Continue reading

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Getting a Life Christmas Party!

On 9 December, we had a Christmas Party at GAL! Everyone had a fantastic time, and Santa came to visit!

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Guerilla gig at Benambra

On Sunday 17th November we had a Guerrilla Gig at Benambra. The Pocket Foxes and The Cashews played to an almost full complement of Intentional Community members and a mix of family and friends. It was a balmy late autumn … Continue reading

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House concert at Jackson’s place!

Jackson had a house concert at his new home in the Benambra Intentional Community on Sunday 13th October. The Lazy Harrys, a local blue grass band (find them on Facebook) played up a storm and all had a great time … Continue reading

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Benambra Community BBQ

Benambra Intentional Community has become a place of welcome, friendliness, great food, gifts of biscuits and muffins and meeting new people. The Intentional Community members have had several social events and have been working on a vegetable garden. We share … Continue reading

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CSD and Getting A Life win in the REIACT awards!

The ACT Government Community Services Directorate (CSD), which funded and built Getting A Life, has been awarded the Judges’ Special Recognition for Community Service Award by the Real Estate Institute of the ACT (REIACT). The award, part of the REIACT Awards for … Continue reading

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Governor-General’s speech from the opening of GAL

On 20 May 2013, Her Excellency The Honourable Quentin Bryce opened the Getting A Life Intentional Community. Her speech is below. You can read more about the opening at the original news post about it. “Ms Katy Gallagher, Chief Minister Ms … Continue reading

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Getting A Life featured on ABC TV!

The Getting A Life Intentional Community and its opening by the Governor-General have been the subject of two news broadcasts on the ABC. You can watch them below. On 17 May 2013, ABC Local TV in the Australian Capital Territory … Continue reading

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