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FOGO highly commended at Waste Sorted awards
Posted 25 May 2022 FOGO highly commended at Waste Sorted awards

City of Albany has been highly commended at the 2022 Waste Sorted Awards for the successful and effective implementation of the FOGO (Food Organics and Garden Organics) bin collection service.

Live @ the Town Hall
Posted 25 May 2022 Live @ the Town Hall

Albany’s iconic Town Hall will come alive when Live @ the Town Hall hosts contemporary artists for a weekend of live entertainment supported by Rio Tinto and the City of Albany.

Premier's Reading Challenge
Posted 24 May 2022 Premier's Reading Challenge

Join the 2022 Premier's Reading Challenge and get reading to win major prizes!

Community participation for an Age Friendly Albany
Posted 24 May 2022 Community participation for an Age Friendly Albany

The City of Albany adopted the Age Friendly Albany Plan in 2016 and is now seeking community feedback to review the vision and objectives for the next four years.

City welcomes Lisa Blair back to Albany
Posted 24 May 2022 City welcomes Lisa Blair back to Albany

The City of Albany is preparing to welcome Lisa Blair back to Albany following her second attempt to become the fastest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around Antarctica.

Town Hall turns Royal Purple
Posted 23 May 2022 Town Hall turns Royal Purple

Albany’s iconic Town Hall is turning royal purple this June long weekend in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming the first Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.

Giving back the write way
Posted 23 May 2022 Giving back the write way

Albany has become the first regional hub for a new initiative that keeps unwanted stationery items out of landfill and gives them a new life for children in need.

Reconciliation Week, Be Brave Make Change
Posted 23 May 2022 Reconciliation Week, Be Brave Make Change

The City of Albany is recognising Reconciliation Week 2022 by joining the State Government’s Street Banner Project later this month.

Library System Upgrade
Posted 18 May 2022 Library System Upgrade

We will be offline on Thursday 19 May while the Library system is upgraded.

Albany Public Library joins hoopla
Posted 17 May 2022 Albany Public Library joins hoopla

Albany Public Library members can instantly read, watch and listen to over 900,000 titles for free thanks to the City of Albany partnership with content platform hoopla.

Lookout for new Dual Naming signage
Posted 10 May 2022 Lookout for new Dual Naming signage

New signage has been installed at a popular lookout at Bayonet Head as part of the City of Albany’s Restoring Menang Noongar Place Names project.

Town Hall hosts Olga Cironis
Posted 20 April 2022 Town Hall hosts Olga Cironis

The City of Albany and Art Collective WA are bringing Hammer and Honey, the thought provoking mixed media works of artist Olga Cironis to the Albany Town Hall this month.

Anzac Day events proceed safely
Posted 12 April 2022 Anzac Day events proceed safely

Traditional Anzac Day services will go ahead later this month with capacity limits and ticketed entry requirements in place for the safety of our community.

Community project for coastal guns
Posted 12 April 2022 Community project for coastal guns

Many hands make light work and members of the community will be able to get hands on at Princess Royal Fortress this school holidays to help restore one of the site’s heritage coastal guns to its former war-time state.

ALAC Capital Works program commences
Posted 06 April 2022 ALAC Capital Works program commences

Works to complete essential maintenance and upgrades at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre (ALAC) will begin this month resulting in some disruptions to access.

Youth Week goes bazaar
Posted 05 April 2022 Youth Week goes bazaar

The Bazaarium Youth Markets will headline a packed program of events for Youth Week in Albany next month with skate workshops, a pool party and much more planned to involve and celebrate our community’s young people.

ServiceWA Support
Posted 28 March 2022 ServiceWA Support

Use this step-by-step guide to set up MyGovID and ServiceWA.

LEGO Competition
Posted 23 March 2022 LEGO Competition

Win a Family Pass for four to experience the amazing Brickwrecks exhibition at the Museum of the Great Southern.

Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits
Posted 16 March 2022 Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits

Albany Public Library is proud to be a collection point for Albany Women's Centre Kare Kits.

Public Libraries Strategy Survey
Posted 16 March 2022 Public Libraries Strategy Survey

This is your opportunity to have your say about what libraries can do for your community!

One size fits all at the Albany Town Hall
Posted 11 March 2022 One size fits all at the Albany Town Hall

Imagination will run wild when the community comes together for a creative and fun fashion project that has received a $57,300 grant from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Great Southern Art Award target local youth
Posted 03 March 2022 Great Southern Art Award target local youth

Young people across the Great Southern are invited to enter the inaugural Great Southern Youth Art Awards 2022 for an opportunity to be exhibited in the Albany Town Hall.

ALAC Covid Update
Posted 24 February 2022 ALAC Covid Update

An update in relation to a potential Covid case at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre.

New event at Cinefest Oz Albany shines spotlight on Albany film
Posted 22 February 2022 New event at Cinefest Oz Albany shines spotlight on Albany film

Details have been announced for CinefestOZ Albany 2022, revealing a huge four-day festival of film screenings and special events that will take place from 28 April – 1 May.

In Cahoots at the Town Hall
Posted 18 February 2022 In Cahoots at the Town Hall

Artists in remote and regional Aboriginal art centres and independent artists from across Australia have come together to develop the In Cahoots exhibition coming to Albany Town Hall in March.

City welcomes Bicentenary ambassadors
Posted 18 February 2022 City welcomes Bicentenary ambassadors

Today the City of Albany welcomes its newly appointed Bicentenary Ambassadors with a civic function at the Town Hall as the community’s journey to 2026 officially commenced.

Sixty years celebrated with artistic flair
Posted 10 February 2022 Sixty years celebrated with artistic flair

Six decades of local art is being celebrated at Albany Town Hall this month with Albany Art Group staging a Diamond Jubilee Exhibition to mark its 60th anniversary.

University a walk in the Park
Posted 10 February 2022 University a walk in the Park

The Albany Heritage Park has become a Children’s University learning destination, joining the City’s growing list of educational hotspots.

ALAC Micro Library
Posted 09 February 2022 ALAC Micro Library

ALAC Self Service Micro Library now open!

Local delicacies put on the Maritime map
Posted 08 February 2022 Local delicacies put on the Maritime map

The City of Albany and the Albany Chamber of Commerce and Industry are calling on all local hospitality venues to develop maritime themed dishes or drinks to feature in the Maritime Menu Map as part of this year’s Albany Maritime Festival.

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