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Graffiti sites

Notice: The Canberra Netball Centre in Lyneham is no longer a legal graffiti practice site. Unauthorised painting or defacement of property at this location is an offence.

Site users: Please check with this website prior to painting.

Legal graffiti sites

There are currently 26 legal graffiti art sitesaround Canberra. Each wall is signposted indicating that it is a legal site. The sites are:

  • Calwell
    Stormwater drain under Tharwa Drive adjacent to the playing fields
  • Chifley
    Toilet block walls, Chifley Oval near the cricket nets not the shops.
  • Chifley
  • Underpass, Tuggeranong Parkway, near Waldock Street and Badimara Street, Waramanga
  • Curtin
    Underpass, McCulloch Street 100 metres south of Cotter Road
  • Florey
    Underpass behind Florey shops (one wall only)
  • Flynn
    Underpass, Ginninderra Creek, under Ginninderra Drive
  • Giralang
    Underpass, corner of Baldwin Drive and William Slim Drive
  • Greenway
    Athllon Drive cycle underpass between Greenway and Kambah
  • Greenway
    Skate park half pipe, two walls facing carpark
  • Hawker
    Hit up wall, basketball court, Hawker College, Murranji Street
  • Isabella Plains
    Underpass, Noorooma Street
  • Kaleen
    Underpass, Maribyrnong Avenue between Diamantina Crescent and Daintree Crescent
  • Kaleen
    Underpass, Maribyrnong Avenue between Ashburton Circuit and Moruya Circuit
  • Kambah
    Hit up wall, behind Mount Neighbour Primary, Boddington Circuit
  • Latham/Macgregor
    Underpass, Florey Drive
  • Lyneham
    Toilet block walls, Lyneham Primary School Oval, Hall Street.
  • Melba
    Parks Depot, Brownlee Place - ONE wall facing tennis court ONLY
  • Melba
    Underpass, two pylons 100m North of Ginninderra Drive
  • Narrabundah
    Jerrabomberra Sportsground, Sturt Avenue
  • Nicholls
    Underpass, Kelleway Avenue
  • Richardson
    Clift Crescent Underpass, all underpass walls
  • Torrens
    Underpass 1, Marr Street, near Marrist College, Melrose High
  • Torrens
    Underpass 2, Marr Street, near Marrist College, Melrose High
  • Turner
    Barry Drive Sullivans Crescent catchment
  • Waramanga
    Underpass, Damala Street
  • Woden
    Storm water drain wall, Callam Street


For more information on legal graffiti practice sites and the guidelines for their use, please read the 'Graffiti Guidelines'

WARNING! Users of these art sites may be banned from using them if they fail to observe the following:

  • Surfaces close to legal sites but not sign-posted as legal should not be written on.
  • Offensive work will not be tolerated (this includes racist or sexist work involving crude language, violent or sexual images, or personal information)
  • Legal sites regularly hit with excessive tagging or offensive work may be removed from the legal list.
  • The area around legal sites must be kept clean.
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