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Clarence exhibition opens
Posted 16 April 2021 Clarence exhibition opens

Whether it’s visual art, music or photography, participation in the arts has a significant positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing and a new exhibition by Jo Wassell proves this is true at any age.

School Management Parking Tips
Posted 15 April 2021 School Management Parking Tips

It's back to school next week! Start planning a smart way to travel and remember to use the designated drop off and pick up bays appropriately.

Southern Trail Terminus finds new home
Posted 13 April 2021 Southern Trail Terminus finds new home

A project to create a new and improved Southern Trail Terminus for the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trail in the heart of the Albany CBD will commence this month.

Building Inclusive Albany Communities
Posted 13 April 2021 Building Inclusive Albany Communities

The City of Albany has been selected as one of 10 local governments across the State to be a part of the Building Inclusive Communities WA Project aimed at creating more socially inclusive communities.

Photography exhibit looks in the past
Posted 09 April 2021 Photography exhibit looks in the past

A harrowing and poignant photographic exhibition documenting the impact of WWI on Australia’s grieving women and its returned soldiers is opening in Albany this weekend.

City supports small business
Posted 29 March 2021 City supports small business

We all have one; a favourite coffee shop, a restaurant that never disappoints or a reliable lawn mowing service – they are our small businesses and the City is showing its commitment to them by signing the Small Business Friendly Local Government Charter.

Festival relaunches Albany Town Hall
Posted 29 March 2021 Festival relaunches Albany Town Hall

Albany Town Hall will host its own festival from next week to celebrate the refurbishment of the 133-year-old iconic building into the region’s flagship arts and community events venue.

Festival relaunches Albany Town Hall
Posted 29 March 2021 Festival relaunches Albany Town Hall

Albany Town Hall will host its own festival from next week to celebrate the refurbishment of the 133-year-old iconic building into the region’s flagship arts and community events venue.

Public tree poisoning a problem
Posted 26 March 2021 Public tree poisoning a problem

The deliberate poisoning of large street trees in Albany has prompted the City of Albany to send a message to the community that vandalising and destroying trees can come with criminal charges.

Anzac Day commemorations accessible to all
Posted 25 March 2021 Anzac Day commemorations accessible to all

The City of Albany is welcoming the return of traditional Anzac Day services this April, albeit with a reduced capacity in line with Covid restrictions to continue to ensure the safety of our community.

Albany all in for Youth Week
Posted 24 March 2021 Albany all in for Youth Week

After Covid hit pause on Youth Week events last year, preparations for Albany’s youth to celebrate the 2021 festivities are coming to life.

Action for National Anzac Centre theatrette
Posted 18 March 2021 Action for National Anzac Centre theatrette

Albany’s National Anzac Centre has completed part one of a technology and content refresh, redefining the space and creating new ways for visitors to access the moving stories of the Anzac legend.

Sky’s the limit for Albany youth
Posted 17 March 2021 Sky’s the limit for Albany youth

Young locals with a passion to spread their wings have an opportunity to experience a day in the life of an Air Force officer through a partnership between the Royal Australian Air Force and the City of Albany.

Middleton beach milestone gets underway
Posted 15 March 2021 Middleton beach milestone gets underway

A project to enhance the Middleton Beach Foreshore will reach another milestone, as the development of new public open space begins this week.

City supports our connected neighbours
Posted 11 March 2021 City supports our connected neighbours

Whether you have a cuppa over the fence or a chat as you put your wheelie bins out each week, the City of Albany are inviting residents to get to know their neighbours on Sunday 28 March.

City looks to community to plan for the future
Posted 10 March 2021 City looks to community to plan for the future

Whether it’s community events, sustainable initiatives, new infrastructure or ways to develop our community, the City of Albany is encouraging residents to have their say on the future of their city.

Youth focus on Albany's future
Posted 24 February 2021 Youth focus on Albany's future

Young people in Albany are invited to have their say on how the City can create a friendly and welcoming place for youth and influence how they engage, add value and participate in their community.

Military museum collection in the spotlight
Posted 28 January 2021 Military museum collection in the spotlight

For the first time since the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum opened in 1988, the community have an opportunity to provide input on the museum’s collection and its significance to the local history and heritage of Albany.

City building applications see a spike
Posted 28 January 2021 City building applications see a spike

There is about to be an influx of new homes in the Great Southern as the flow on effect from the popular government building grants has stimulated development and created a spike in building approvals.

Citizen awards touch community
Posted 26 January 2021 Citizen awards touch community

The Albany community have got behind local legend Jeremy Stewart who has won the 2021 Australia Day Citizen of the Year award for his dedication to the Albany Community Foundation.

Great Southern Ross River Virus cases increase
Posted 22 January 2021 Great Southern Ross River Virus cases increase

An increase in the number of Ross River Virus cases in the Great Southern has prompted the City to encourage residents and holiday-makers to protect themselves against mosquito bites this summer.

Face masks mandatory at Albany Airport
Posted 15 January 2021 Face masks mandatory at Albany Airport

As part of the Federal Government’s strategic management of the more contagious UK variant of COVID-19, the City of Albany has implemented the Airport and Transportation Face Mask Directions to further limit the spread and risk of the virus.

Australia Day highlights local talent
Posted 08 January 2021 Australia Day highlights local talent

Twilight markets, a dog’s day out, emergency services fun day, a popular outdoor movie and a ninja warrior course will be part of the City’s Middleton Beach Festival presented by LiveLighter this month.

Draft Mounts Master Plan informs community
Posted 24 December 2020 Draft Mounts Master Plan informs community

The City is very pleased to announce that the community are now able to view and comment on the draft Mounts Master Plan document.

Local legends expansion and offer for Great Southern
Posted 24 December 2020 Local legends expansion and offer for Great Southern

To recruit new members to its League of Local Legends program the National Anzac Centre is inviting residents from all 11 local governments in the Great Southern to sign up and enjoy free entry for the first 6 months of next year.

Albany experience positivity in a challenging year
Posted 23 December 2020 Albany experience positivity in a challenging year

A financial year that was filled with highlights but came to a close with sudden and significant uncertainty and operational changes has been summarised in the City of Albany’s 2019-2020 Annual Report, which was adopted by Council at the December Ordinary Council Meeting.

City entertains with summer of fun
Posted 23 December 2020 City entertains with summer of fun

A host of family friendly activities will make a splash in Albany this summer to entertain local kids during the January school holidays.

City says goodbye to 2020 with a bang
Posted 23 December 2020 City says goodbye to 2020 with a bang

Albany residents and visitors are invited to say goodbye to a tumultuous 2020 and ring in 2021 at the City of Albany’s New Year’s Eve Picnic and Fireworks, presented by LiveLighter this month.

Fishing line bins a reely good idea
Posted 22 December 2020 Fishing line bins a reely good idea

The City of Albany have partnered with Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and West Australian Seabird Rescue Albany to provide free Reel it in Bins at fishing sites across Albany.

Albany's second Garage Sale Trail a community success
Posted 22 December 2020 Albany's second Garage Sale Trail a community success

Local residents and community groups across Albany turned trash into treasure over the Garage Sale Trail weekend last month, preventing more than 3,500 kilograms of waste from ending up in landfill.

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