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Environment wins at Citizen of the Year awards
Posted 27 January 2023 Environment wins at Citizen of the Year awards

Propagating seagrass to redevelop and restore key marine precincts in Albany’s waters has won local marine scientist Geoffrey Rowland Bastyan the Albany Citizen of the Year Award for 2023.

Binalup Festival soaks up summer
Posted 25 January 2023 Binalup Festival soaks up summer

Binalup will be buzzing this Australia Day when the City of Albany welcomes 24 new Australian Citizens at 9am before a festival of summer fun takes over the precinct from 11am.

Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall
Posted 05 January 2023 Be immersed at the Albany Town Hall

Art meets marine science when MIX Artists present their new exhibition, Immerse, at the Albany Town Hall this month.

City support young people through the Allies Project
Posted 23 December 2022 City support young people through the Allies Project

The City of Albany has been awarded a Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grant to fund the 2023 Allies Project.

Council adopt Bicentenary Strategic Plan
Posted 23 December 2022 Council adopt Bicentenary Strategic Plan

Following significant consultation with the Albany community and key stakeholders, the City of Albany Bicentenary Strategic Plan was adopted by Council at Tuesday night’s Special Council Meeting.

West Ward welcome newest representative
Posted 21 December 2022 West Ward welcome newest representative

City of Albany has officially welcomed its newest Elected Member as Councillor Elect Stephen Grimmer made his Declaration as West Ward Councillor at last night’s Special Council Meeting.

City's Urban Tree Inventory grows
Posted 19 December 2022 City's Urban Tree Inventory grows

The City of Albany has made a significant contribution to its Urban Tree Inventory with the total number of trees in the inventory reaching more than 12,000 across the municipality.

Logo supports an inclusive community
Posted 01 December 2022 Logo supports an inclusive community

City of Albany Council has approved the use of a logo that aims to make marginalised groups within the community feel included, welcome and safe in the City of Albany.

Lego competition builds creativity
Posted 30 November 2022 Lego competition builds creativity

Albany innovation will be well-represented by local school groups when they compete in the FIRST LEGO League WA Championship in Perth this month.

Youth Advisory Council tidy up at awards
Posted 30 November 2022 Youth Advisory Council tidy up at awards

The City of Albany’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has taken home the Young Legends award for their environmentally-led Heywire Project at the 2022 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards.

Christmas Lights Trail back for 2022
Posted 16 November 2022 Christmas Lights Trail back for 2022

Albany’s CBD will come alight for the festive season this weekend with the return of the popular City of Albany Christmas Lights Trail.

Rio Tinto and City of Albany unite to support local youth
Posted 09 November 2022 Rio Tinto and City of Albany unite to support local youth

Rio Tinto and the City of Albany have extended their partnership to provide dedicated youth support in Albany for the next three years and support new projects and initiatives that drive youth engagement.

Bicentenary draft strategic plan open for public comment
Posted 31 October 2022 Bicentenary draft strategic plan open for public comment

With the Bicentenary of Albany only three years away, the City of Albany has spent a number of months engaging with community in the development of the Bicentenary Strategic Plan.

Ibelongyoubelongwebelong
Posted 27 October 2022 Ibelongyoubelongwebelong

The latest exhibition to the Albany Town Hall commences next month as artist Tjyllyungoo/Lance Chadd presents work that reflects his Aboriginal spirituality and connection to country.

Extraordinary Election seeks community representation
Posted 26 October 2022 Extraordinary Election seeks community representation

The City of Albany is calling for eligible residents who are keen to represent the West Ward community to nominate for the Extraordinary Election when nominations open on 2 November 2022.

Sustainability events champion eco-friendly living
Posted 25 October 2022 Sustainability events champion eco-friendly living

Albany’s Green Fair on the Square is back this weekend, providing eco-friendly tips and tricks in the heart of the CBD.

Her Majesty, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tree planting
Posted 17 October 2022 Her Majesty, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tree planting

In 2022 Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II became the first Australian Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. The City of Albany commemorated this significant occasion with a tree planting this month.

City launch Great Southern Flexi Pass
Posted 17 October 2022 City launch Great Southern Flexi Pass

Great Southern tourism operators, businesses and visitors to the region have another reason to look forward to the summer holidays with the City of Albany’s launch of the Great Southern Flexi Pass.

Community called on for e-scooter co-design workshop
Posted 17 October 2022 Community called on for e-scooter co-design workshop

Community is invited to have their say about how an e-scooter trial will operate throughout the Albany CBD at an upcoming co-design workshop with community and e-scooter providers.

City investigate illegally felled trees for firewood
Posted 17 October 2022 City investigate illegally felled trees for firewood

City of Albany Rangers are currently investigating a series of illegal tree felling offences that have occurred in City reserves over the past three months.

2022 Christmas Pageant registrations free for all
Posted 13 October 2022 2022 Christmas Pageant registrations free for all

Schools, community groups, businesses and everyone in between are invited to register their floats for this year’s Christmas Festival and Pageant.

Community groups take flight for fundraising
Posted 13 October 2022 Community groups take flight for fundraising

The City of Albany is on the hunt for local community groups to partner with the City to spread the much-anticipated 2023 Community Calendar into the homes of Albany residents.

Draft Local Planning Scheme No 2.
Posted 03 October 2022 Draft Local Planning Scheme No 2.

City of Albany has undertaken a review of Local Planning Scheme No.1 and is seeking feedback from community in relation to proposed changes within the draft scheme, Local Planning Scheme No. 2.

Town Hall honours National Day of Mourning
Posted 19 September 2022 Town Hall honours National Day of Mourning

Albany Town Hall will honour the late Queen Elizabeth II on her National Day of Mourning this week by lighting up in purple and opening its doors for the community to sign a book of condolences.

Roald Dahl stories rediscovered at the Town Hall
Posted 14 September 2022 Roald Dahl stories rediscovered at the Town Hall

The world of Roald Dahl has been entertaining young minds for decades and this month children across the Great Southern can experience his stories first hand when Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers takes centre stage at the Albany Town Hall.

Albany students score at Cinesnaps
Posted 01 September 2022 Albany students score at Cinesnaps

Albany representation has triumphed at the 2022 Cinesnaps Short Film Competition in Busselton as they turned the theme of ‘space’ into creative expressions of film.

Indigenous Literacy Day
Posted 31 August 2022 Indigenous Literacy Day

Celebrating Stories, Cultures and Languages

Middleton Beach Foreshore Enhancement
Posted 04 August 2022 Middleton Beach Foreshore Enhancement

City appoints new Executive Director
Posted 02 August 2022 City appoints new Executive Director

The City of Albany will welcome a new Executive Director of Corporate and Commercial Services after Council endorsed the appointment of Mr Matthew Gilfellon to the role at its July Ordinary Council Meeting.

City appoints new Executive Director
Posted 02 August 2022 City appoints new Executive Director

The City of Albany will welcome a new Executive Director of Corporate and Commercial Services after Council endorsed the appointment of Mr Matthew Gilfellon to the role at its July Ordinary Council Meeting.

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