Located 409 km south of Perth, it is less than an hour by plane and just over four hours by car from the capital. It is the hub of a 40,000 square kilometre region known as the Great Southern, home to 52,000 people.
Albany's temperate climate is characterised by soft winters and mild, sparkling summers. Winter temperatures in July range from 7C to 16C on average. January's midsummer temperatures average a comfortable 14C to 25C.
Bounded by the Southern Ocean, the picturesque Stirling Range and the Great Southern hinterland, Albany embraces clean, green principles, from wind-generated energy to sustainable and organic agriculture, to ensure its continuing viability as a liveable, progressive centre.
A landscape that is never dull, a history that is alive and a future that is full of promise.
Where would you rather be?