Moving to Albany

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.

If you think that we have missed anything then please let up know by contacting us at customerservice@albany.wa.gov.au.

Suburbs

The City of Albany covers an area of just over 4000km2. There are 61 suburbs with the City, these are listed below. The links will take you to the Wikipedia page for each suburb.

Albany

Bayonet Head

Big Grove

Bornholm

Centennial Park

Cheynes

Collingwood Heights

Collingwood Park

Cuthbert

Drome

Elleker

Emu Point

Frenchman Bay

Gledhow

Gnowellen

Goode Beach

Green Valley

Green Range

Kalgan

King River

Kojaneerip South

Kronkup

Lange

Little Grove

Lockyer

Lower King

Lowlands

Manypeaks

Marbelup

McKail

Mettler

Middleton Beach

Millbrook

Milpara

Mira Mar

Mount Clarence

Mount Elphinstone

Mount Melville

Nanarup

Napier

Nullaki

Orana

Palmdale

Port Albany

Redmond

Redmond West

Robinson

Sandpatch

Seppings

South Stirling

Spencer Park

Torbay

Torndirrup

Vancouver Peninsula

Walmsley

Warrenup

Wellstead

West Cape Howe

Willyung

Yakamia

Youngs Siding

Finding Accommodation

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'.

Climate

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.

Government Services

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.

Department of Human Services - Centerlink & Medicare

Department of Transport

Police

Albany Magistrates Court

Department of Fisheries

Water Corporation

Main Roads

State and Federal Elected Members

State

The Hon. Peter Bruce Watson MLA - Speaker

Federal

Rick Wilson MP - Federal member for O'Conner

Broadband and Internet

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.

NBN

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.

Public Transport

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.