Moving to a new town is really exciting, but can also be stressful. The City of Albany has compiled this guide to provide all of the basic information that you may need when moving to Albany.

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Possibly the biggest challenge when moving to a new place is finding somewhere to live. There are a number of local real estate agents that can be found on-line by searching for 'Real Estate Agents Albany'.

The City of Albany enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and mild wet winters. More information about Albany's average climate can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website.

As a regional centre Albany is home to a board range of government services. We have provided links to the locations of other government offices located in Albany CBD.

The speed and availability of internet connections across Albany varies greatly. ADSL2 is available in many areas, but ports at the exchange can be limited. Many areas can only connect using wireless broadband. If you require a high speed internet connection it is worth investigating the availability prior to moving.


The National Broad Band Network is scheduled to be rolled out across Albany, this will be both fixed wireless and Fiber to the Node (FTTN). To find out when NBN will be installed visit the NBN website.

Albany has a scheduled bus service that runs to all parts of the City. For more information on bus routes and time tables view our getting around by bus page.