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City cracks down on illegal clearing
Posted July 11, 2019 City cracks down on illegal clearing

The discovery of a number of illegally created trails on Mt Clarence has prompted the City of Albany to send a strong message to people carrying out illegal and destructive clearing in and around the Mounts precinct.

City works to be accessible for all
Posted July 9, 2019 City works to be accessible for all

Young people aged 18-25 living with disabilities will be running disability access and inclusion workshops with the Albany community, youth and stakeholders on 5 and 6 of August 2019.

Mounts Master Plan in Motion
Posted June 19, 2019 Mounts Master Plan in Motion

Community has a chance to inform and contribute to the future planning and long-term vision for Albany Heritage Park by being involved in a process to develop a Mounts Master Plan.

Albany residents encouraged to live well
Posted June 14, 2019 Albany residents encouraged to live well

Albany residents can explore the silent realms of death and the art of living well through an interactive installation this winter.

ALAC’s eyes on the Waterwise prize
Posted June 11, 2019 ALAC’s eyes on the Waterwise prize

Waterless urinals, pool blankets and time conscious shower heads are just some of the reasons Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre is being recognised as a Waterwise Aquatic Centre by the Water Corporation and the Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics for 2019.

Unseen Gallipoli photographs revealed
Posted June 7, 2019 Unseen Gallipoli photographs revealed

A new exhibition showing previously unseen photographs from Gallipoli will be open to the public from Saturday 8 June 2019 at Princess Royal Fortress.

Council bestows high honour on community stalwarts
Posted June 7, 2019 Council bestows high honour on community stalwarts

Two highly respected Albany residents are being recognised for their lifetime of commitment to the community with the highest honour the City of Albany can bestow. At its meeting on May 28, Council voted unanimously to appoint Alice Rule and Terry Eaton as Honorary Freemen of the City, joining long term Freeman Mr Stan Negri.

Burns prohibited as winds pick up
Posted June 5, 2019 Burns prohibited as winds pick up

Residents are not allowed to light any fires in the open from 7am today (Wednesday, June 5) and need to put out any smouldering burns immediately, with strong northerly winds forecast for the Great Southern tomorrow.

South Coast recycling education gets tagged
Posted May 27, 2019 South Coast recycling education gets tagged

Hard or soft plastics? What bin do my long life milk cartons go in? Why does my recycling need to be loose in the bin?

Swimming Enclosure Undergoing Repairs
Posted May 23, 2019 Swimming Enclosure Undergoing Repairs

Ellen Cove’s popular swimming enclosure is undergoing repairs after a routine inspection this week found damage to a section of the barrier, but it will remain open for swimmers. A sign is being placed at the beach today to advise swimmers the enclosure is not secure and this will remain in place until repairs can be completed.

Plan prescribes pathway for healthier Albany
Posted May 21, 2019 Plan prescribes pathway for healthier Albany

Addressing health inequalities in our community and adding value to the services provided by other agencies is the focus of the City of Albany’s updated Public Health Plan, launched today.

Become a cyber space superhero at home
Posted May 20, 2019 Become a cyber space superhero at home

Not all heroes wear capes and when it comes to safety in cyber space, parents are the superheroes responsible for protecting their children from an increasingly complex and risky online landscape.

TAFE students to help seniors get tech-savvy
Posted May 14, 2019 TAFE students to help seniors get tech-savvy

Internet banking, online shopping, social media profiles and streaming services are entering the vocabulary of our seniors in 2019.

Progress and learning at Yakamia Creek
Posted May 8, 2019 Progress and learning at Yakamia Creek

Local jobs, niche experience and graduate opportunities are at the forefront of the Yakamia Creek biofiltration wetland project currently underway in Albany.

Sustainability sets the tone for Street Festival
Posted May 6, 2019 Sustainability sets the tone for Street Festival

Everything old is new again when it comes to the fun and entertainment at the Vancouver Street Festival on Saturday, May 11.

Lights and livestream a glowing success
Posted April 30, 2019 Lights and livestream a glowing success

Commemoration events highlighting the sacrifice of past and present Australian and New Zealand military personnel have drawn to a close, with large crowds coming together to show their respect.

BEN Signs Set to Save Lives
Posted April 29, 2019 BEN Signs Set to Save Lives

In the event of an emergency, Albany beachgoers will be able to guide responding emergency services staff to their specific location via the use of a Beach Emergency Numbers system.

Great Southern Art Award Winners 2019
Posted April 23, 2019 Great Southern Art Award Winners 2019

A three-dimensional artwork has won the major prize in the Great Southern Art Award for the first time.

Anzac artwork a shining success
Posted April 17, 2019 Anzac artwork a shining success

With less than two weeks until the Field of Light: Avenue of Honour fades into the night for the final time, Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington has reflected on what it represents and thanked all those involved in its success.

Discussions with Wes Olson and SMS Emden
Posted April 10, 2019 Discussions with Wes Olson and SMS Emden

The SMS Emden was a 1914 ship described by official German archives as ‘wanting to disturb the British supply lines like a wolf breaking into the sheepfold’.

Dawn service from your device
Posted April 5, 2019 Dawn service from your device

Albany’s dawn service will be live streamed to the world this Anzac Day, giving more people the chance to be part of one of Australia’s most iconic commemorative services.

Dog attacks prompt plea to owners
Posted April 2, 2019 Dog attacks prompt plea to owners

With more than 100 dog attacks reported to rangers each year, the City of Albany is appealing to dog owners to take more responsibility for their pets after a successful prosecution last week

Dob in a volunteer who’s doing great work in the Great Southern!
Posted April 2, 2019 Dob in a volunteer who’s doing great work in the Great Southern!

If you know a volunteer who’s doing great work and deserves recognition, we want to hear from you.

Youth Week Nurtures the Now in 2019
Posted April 1, 2019 Youth Week Nurtures the Now in 2019

The City of Albany comes alive this Youth Week with an array of events involving and celebrating the young people of our city.

A Piece of Peronne in Albany
Posted April 1, 2019 A Piece of Peronne in Albany

Upon a recent visit to the North of France, Mayor of Albany Dennis Wellington accepted an offer to bring the We Were Australian In Peronné exhibition to Albany for Anzac Day 2019.

Mount Lockyer Primary ready to make a move
Posted March 28, 2019 Mount Lockyer Primary ready to make a move

Finding ways to get to school without starting the car is the focus of a new partnership between Mount Lockyer Primary School and the City of Albany.

Ring road a game changer for Albany
Posted March 28, 2019 Ring road a game changer for Albany

Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington said the Prime Minister’s pledge of $140 million for the final stages of the Albany Ring Road would be a game changer for Albany and transport in the region.

Speed date a neighbour at family fun event
Posted March 20, 2019 Speed date a neighbour at family fun event

The City of Albany is inviting the whole Spencer Park community and surrounds to celebrate Neighbour Day with a free family fun afternoon on Saturday, March 23 from 4pm at Spencer Park Primary School.

Little Family Fun Day
Posted March 13, 2019 Little Family Fun Day

The City of Albany is encouraging Little Grove, Robinson and Big Grove communities to join in the Little Family Fun Day and a chance to meet local City Councillors on Saturday, March 30 from 2pm-4pm

People power improves outcomes for Albany
Posted March 13, 2019 People power improves outcomes for Albany

City of Albany staff work hard to provide many services to the community – they are passionate about Albany, they love their work and they take a lot of pride in supporting and collaborating with their community.

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