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Community voices strong opinion on retail trading hours
Posted 13 June 2024 Community voices strong opinion on retail trading hours

More than 11,000 residents took the City’s Retail Trading Hours survey last month, exceeding the City’s participation expectations and providing robust data for the Council decision at the end of June.

City invites community to join 2026 activations
Posted 12 June 2024 City invites community to join 2026 activations

The City of Albany is calling on community and sporting groups, local artists and passionate residents to present their activation concepts to the Albany 2026 Community Sponsorship Program.

Community voices strong opinion on retail trading hours
Posted 12 June 2024 Community voices strong opinion on retail trading hours

More than 11,000 residents took the City’s Retail Trading Hours survey last month, exceeding the City’s participation expectations and providing robust data for the Council decision at the end of June.

City of Albany supports National Reconciliation Week
Posted 04 June 2024 City of Albany supports National Reconciliation Week

The City of Albany is proud to support National Reconciliation Week 2024 with a series of community events that underscore this year's theme, Now More Than Ever.

Whales, Seals and Wirlo Stories at Albany Town Hall
Posted 29 May 2024 Whales, Seals and Wirlo Stories at Albany Town Hall

The City of Albany is proud to host an exhibition showcasing artworks from the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories picture books at the Albany Town Hall next month.

City seeks feedback on engagement strategy
Posted 22 May 2024 City seeks feedback on engagement strategy

The City of Albany is seeking community feedback on its updated Communications & Engagement Strategy, with a public comment period open until 31 May.

Retail trading hours survey available to residents
Posted 06 May 2024 Retail trading hours survey available to residents

The City of Albany has launched their Retail Trading Hours survey today which aims to gauge support, potential impact, and sentiment regarding Albany's current trading hours.

Flagship funding announced for Albany 2026
Posted 02 May 2024 Flagship funding announced for Albany 2026

Flagship funding announced for Albany 2026

Film premiere tells the stolen generation story
Posted 29 April 2024 Film premiere tells the stolen generation story

Aboriginal organisation Yokai – Healing Our Spirit will premiere its groundbreaking and confronting documentary Genocide in the Wildflower State at Albany Town Hall next month.

seeking REFUGE, seeking RECKONING
Posted 29 April 2024 seeking REFUGE, seeking RECKONING

Renowned artist Ruth Halbert invites audiences to ponder the complex question of arrival in Australia through her thought-provoking exhibition, seeking REFUGE, seeking RECKONING,

City reduce landfill greenhouse gas emissions
Posted 28 March 2024 City reduce landfill greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gases will be captured and destroyed at Hanrahan Road Waste Facility thanks to an agreement with environmental services company LMS Energy (LMS) to reduce methane emissions.

WA Tree Festival grows in 2024
Posted 21 March 2024 WA Tree Festival grows in 2024

The City of Albany is proud to partner with the WA Tree Festival to celebrate trees and their many important benefits to the environment and our community.

Snow much fun for Albany Youth Week
Posted 20 March 2024 Snow much fun for Albany Youth Week

Albany will host the launch of Youth Week WA, the largest annual celebration of young people in Western Australia.

Youth art awards celebrate emerging talent
Posted 18 March 2024 Youth art awards celebrate emerging talent

The Great Southern Youth Art Award (GSYAA) held its award night on Friday evening, showcasing the extraordinary talent of young artists within the Great Southern.

Free Zine Library
Posted 12 March 2024 Free Zine Library

The newest creative addition to Albany Public Library: Zines!

Gazettal of new Local Planning Scheme No. 2
Posted 08 March 2024 Gazettal of new Local Planning Scheme No. 2

The City of Albany’s new Local Planning Scheme No. 2 has been gazetted by the State Government, resulting in the recission of the previous Local Planning Scheme No. 1.

City aim to grow Albany’s urban forest and biodiversity
Posted 06 March 2024 City aim to grow Albany’s urban forest and biodiversity

The City of Albany is embarking on two crucial initiatives: the development of a new Local Biodiversity Strategy and a comprehensive overhaul of its Urban Tree Strategy.

Mayor Statement
Posted 02 March 2024 Mayor Statement

Mayor Statement - February OCM 2024

Council support consultation on extended trading
Posted 29 February 2024 Council support consultation on extended trading

Local residents will have their say on the future of retail trading in Albany when the City undertake a period of consultation to ask the community whether they support permanent extended trading.

Albany celebrates excellence in sports
Posted 20 February 2024 Albany celebrates excellence in sports

Albany sportsmen and women were celebrated at the Wellington & Reeves Albany Sportsperson of the Year Awards last week, officially recognising the accomplishments of Albany’s local athletes.

New way to book Library Meeting Rooms
Posted 05 February 2024 New way to book Library Meeting Rooms

We have an all-new way for you to hire our Library Meeting Rooms.

Report shines spotlight on homelessness in Albany
Posted 05 February 2024 Report shines spotlight on homelessness in Albany

More than 160 people are currently homeless in Albany but that’s likely just the tip of the iceberg according to local service providers and support agencies.

Albany art leader wins Citizen of the Year
Posted 29 January 2024 Albany art leader wins Citizen of the Year

Advocating for Albany’s local art scene with unwavering passion and motivation has won Annette Davis the Community Citizen of the Year Award 2024.

Hospice volunteer awarded first Annette Knight medal
Posted 29 January 2024 Hospice volunteer awarded first Annette Knight medal

Barbara Thomas has been awarded the inaugural Annette Knight Community Leadership Medal in recognition of her 24 years of service to Albany Community Hospice.

Beachside festivities at Binalup
Posted 24 January 2024 Beachside festivities at Binalup

Binalup / Middleton Beach foreshore will transform into a playground of summer fun at the City of Albany’s annual Binalup Festival this Friday, 26 January.

Sports Forum to deliver game-changing insights
Posted 18 January 2024 Sports Forum to deliver game-changing insights

Sports clubs, volunteers and professional athletes will be able to tap into a wealth of industry knowledge and experience when the City of Albany hosts the first Great Southern Sports Forum next month.

Youth art award returns to support young talent
Posted 18 January 2024 Youth art award returns to support young talent

Entries for the second Great Southern Youth Art Award will open this month and it is expected to attract plenty of talent following the success of the inaugural award in 2022.

New Pathway for Safety, Connectivity; and Sustainability
Posted 15 January 2024 New Pathway for Safety, Connectivity; and Sustainability

Albany's Mounts precinct will soon be connected to the town centre via a shared path, facilitating a safe and accessible route for active transport users.

Albany set to groove into 2024
Posted 19 December 2023 Albany set to groove into 2024

Albany will welcome in 2024 with a bang when the City of Albany hosts its annual New Year’s Eve Family Picnic and Fireworks.

City grows street tree program
Posted 07 December 2023 City grows street tree program

The City of Albany proudly announces the continued success of its Request a Street Tree program, a community-driven initiative aimed at enhancing landscapes and promoting sustainability.

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