Community Citizen of the Year 2022

On January 26, 2022 Albany will host the Community Citizenship Awards, celebrating our local everyday heroes who perform simple acts of kindness, courage, love and support within Albany for the greater good of the City. 

Nominations for the 2022 awards closed on 30 October, with nominations for 2023 opening in August 2022. 

The winners will be announced at the City's Australia Day Ceremony at Binalup/Middleton Beach on Wednesday 26 January 2022. The ceremony will be held in the main entertainment marquee located near the Albany Surf Lifesaving Club from 9:00am, concluding at 11am. 

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the awards, please contact the Community Development Team on 6820 3023 or email: commdevel@albany.wa.gov.au 

Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony

Albany will welcome our new citizens at an Australian citizenship ceremony on Australia Day 2022.

Australia Day provides an occasion for individuals, schools, community groups and organisations to reflect on the values of Australian citizenship and the contributions of citizens to our local communities.

The ceremony will commence at 9:15am in the main entertainment marquee which will be located next to the Albany Surf Lifesaving Club.