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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.

Library supports Summer Reading Quest
Posted 07 December 2023 Library supports Summer Reading Quest

Albany Public Library is thrilled to announce its participation in the third annual Summer Reading Quest, urging the entire community to dive into a literary adventure this summer.

City of Albany assist students to explore creative pathways
Posted 23 November 2023 City of Albany assist students to explore creative pathways

Vancouver Arts Centre and local artist Nat Rad have collaborated with students from Albany Senior High School in an innovative project called The Creative Pathways Program.

Snow, Songs and Santa at the 2023 Christmas Pageant
Posted 23 November 2023 Snow, Songs and Santa at the 2023 Christmas Pageant

The City of Albany invites you to kick off the holiday season in style at the 2023 Christmas Festival and Pageant next month.

Mayoral Portraits honour former Albany leaders
Posted 20 November 2023 Mayoral Portraits honour former Albany leaders

The City of Albany’s Arts and Culture team have collaborated with local artists on a project that honours the service and dedication of former Mayor Dennis Wellington to the Albany community.

Nominations open for Albany Sportsperson of the Year
Posted 20 November 2023 Nominations open for Albany Sportsperson of the Year

The Albany Sportsperson of the Year Awards is returning in 2024 to highlight and honour the outstanding accomplishments and dedication of our enthusiastic local sporting champions.

Christmas Lights Trail shines bright with interactive map
Posted 10 November 2023 Christmas Lights Trail shines bright with interactive map

The holiday season is set to shine even brighter in the heart of Albany as the highly anticipated Christmas Lights Trail returns for 2023.

'Face – Expressions of Many' at the Albany Town Hall
Posted 06 November 2023 'Face – Expressions of Many' at the Albany Town Hall

Local artist Suzie Kettle invites art enthusiasts and the community to delve into the captivating world of facial expressions in her exhibition, 'Face – Expressions of Many'.

Explore the Hidden Stories of the Fortress
Posted 26 October 2023 Explore the Hidden Stories of the Fortress

The Princess Royal Fortress has completed Stage 2 of its full display refresh, launching a new permanent exhibition titled The Hidden Stories of the Fortress.

Princess Royal Fortress to celebrate dual milestones
Posted 26 October 2023 Princess Royal Fortress to celebrate dual milestones

The Princess Royal Fortress will come alive with the sounds of the past next month, as the fortress celebrates two momentous occasions in the site’s history.

Albany elects new leadership
Posted 24 October 2023 Albany elects new leadership

In what was a significant election over the weekend, attracting a voter turnout of 38 percent; local businessman and councillor Greg Stocks is set to take over the role of Mayor of the City of Albany for the next four years.

Regional Showerhead Swap is back!
Posted 17 October 2023 Regional Showerhead Swap is back!

Have you made the swap yet?

Hort with Heart headlines Green Fair
Posted 13 October 2023 Hort with Heart headlines Green Fair

Green Fair on the Square returns on Saturday, 21 October, bringing environmental awareness, sustainability education and family-friendly activities to Albany.

Experience Unforgettable Music Live @ the Town Hall
Posted 11 October 2023 Experience Unforgettable Music Live @ the Town Hall

Prepare to be captivated by the magic of live music as Albany Town Hall presents the next instalment of Live @ the Town Hall, a series of extraordinary musical nights to light up your November.

City embraces new app to conserve turtles
Posted 05 October 2023 City embraces new app to conserve turtles

The City of Albany is encouraging citizen scientists and enthusiasts to contribute to the conservation of Albany’s freshwater turtle population this spring.

City of Albany praised for efficient financial reporting
Posted 05 October 2023 City of Albany praised for efficient financial reporting

The City of Albany has been named as one of Western Australia’s top 20 Best Practice Local Governments for financial reporting from the Office of the Auditor General for the 2021/2022 period.

Bushfire community safety reaches new heights
Posted 05 September 2023 Bushfire community safety reaches new heights

The City of Albany and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services are pleased to announce a groundbreaking initiative aimed at enhancing community safety and resilience.

Nominate your Albany Community Citizen of the Year
Posted 31 August 2023 Nominate your Albany Community Citizen of the Year

The Albany community is invited to nominate outstanding individuals, organisations, and events for the prestigious 2024 Community Citizen of the Year Awards.

Five vacancies for local government elections 2023
Posted 29 August 2023 Five vacancies for local government elections 2023

City of Albany residents will be given the power to shape the future of their city when the 2023 City of Albany Local Government Elections take place on 21 October.

Colour paints the walls of Albany Town Hall
Posted 27 July 2023 Colour paints the walls of Albany Town Hall

A variety of abstract artistic elements will be on show at the Albany Town Hall next month at the captivating exhibition Colour in Practice.

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