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FOGO is a go-go
Posted 07 July 2021 FOGO is a go-go

The City of Albany will take the next step towards reducing waste to landfill with the start of the residential Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) bin collection service on 26 July 2021.

Children's Book Week Competition
Posted 06 July 2021 Children's Book Week Competition

We have some awesome prizes on offer for our 2021 Children's Book Week Competition!

Chefs to showcase Albany maritime fare
Posted 06 July 2021 Chefs to showcase Albany maritime fare

Chef and WA Food Ambassador Don Hancey will be visiting Albany as part of the inaugural Maritime Festival to showcase the City’s unique local seafood.

Sponsors support inaugural Maritime Festival
Posted 05 July 2021 Sponsors support inaugural Maritime Festival

The City of Albany’s first ever festival celebrating Albany’s maritime history has received the support of Festivals Australia, Tourism Western Australia and Harvest Road with Leeuwin Coast to make the event a highlight of the school holidays.

Maritime Festival to miss Shanty Men
Posted 02 July 2021 Maritime Festival to miss Shanty Men

The City is very disappointed that the organisers of the Albany International Folk N Shanty Festival have decided to cancel their involvement in the Maritime Festival.

City grants support events
Posted 01 July 2021 City grants support events

City of Albany are once again throwing their support behind regional and community events that encourage community togetherness, diversity and economic development with local grant funding.

Albany to restore Menang Noongar Place Names
Posted 25 June 2021 Albany to restore Menang Noongar Place Names

Albany’s Council has given its unanimous support to apply to Landgate to officially dual-name 28 places of significance to the local Menang-Noongar people with their traditional cultural names for the first time.

Naval exhibition honours Australia's fallen
Posted 24 June 2021 Naval exhibition honours Australia's fallen

Visitors to the Princess Royal Fortress will be able to experience a unique naval exhibition this winter.

Art exhibition inspires at Albany Town Hall
Posted 24 June 2021 Art exhibition inspires at Albany Town Hall

Albany Town Hall is set to host the second Freighting Ideas exhibition from ART ON THE MOVE and the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) next month.

Storm clean up continues
Posted 22 June 2021 Storm clean up continues

As work continues to repair and reopen damaged roads from Sunday’s storm, the City of Albany reminds all residents to take extra care on the roads.

Wild weather challenges Albany infrastructure
Posted 21 June 2021 Wild weather challenges Albany infrastructure

A clean-up operation is underway across Albany this morning after a night of heavy rain and gale force winds brought significant flooding, fallen trees, and damage to buildings and power lines.

Maritime Festival banishes winter blues
Posted 10 June 2021 Maritime Festival banishes winter blues

Shanty singing, winter brews and hearty food will keep the spirit of Albany’s maritime history alive this winter as the City of Albany launches the inaugural Maritime Festival from 5th to 16th July.

Beach clean to make Albany sparkle
Posted 10 June 2021 Beach clean to make Albany sparkle

The City of Albany has joined forces with Sea Shepherd Albany to tackle the increasing amount of plastics found in our waters for World Ocean Day this weekend.

Preppers opens at the Town Hall
Posted 18 May 2021 Preppers opens at the Town Hall

Whether an environmental collapse, rising political nativism or a financial crash, preppers are ready for the worst and this new doomsday phenomenon is being exhibited at the Town Hall this month.

Winning Albany youth take to the skies
Posted 18 May 2021 Winning Albany youth take to the skies

Three of Albany’s young aviation enthusiasts have been selected to experience a day in the life of an Air Force officer via a partnership between the Royal Australian Air Force and the City of Albany.

Long Live You delivers for Denmark
Posted 17 May 2021 Long Live You delivers for Denmark

Senior residents of Denmark are proving that once you start, it’s hard to stop when you incorporate an active routine into your lifestyle, evident through some great results with Long Live You program.

Reconciliation Week comes to York Street
Posted 14 May 2021 Reconciliation Week comes to York Street

The six seasons of the Noongar calendar will be displayed on the Alison Hartman Gardens and Town Square banners this month in recognition of Reconciliation Week that runs from 27 May to 3 June.

Volunteers get a chance to upskill
Posted 14 May 2021 Volunteers get a chance to upskill

Albany’s community groups, sporting clubs and other volunteer committees are being given the chance to tell the City what training they need to support their groups to thrive with a bespoke survey.

Council celebrates 150 years of operation
Posted 10 May 2021 Council celebrates 150 years of operation

Council will conduct its meetings from Albany Town Hall during May in a nostalgic move to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Albany as an independent Local Government.

Council celebrates 150 years of operation
Posted 10 May 2021 Council celebrates 150 years of operation

Council will conduct its meetings from Albany Town Hall during May in a nostalgic move to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Albany as an independent Local Government.

New bin lids bring FOGO one step closer
Posted 07 May 2021 New bin lids bring FOGO one step closer

Turning Albany’s food scraps into compost through the FOGO (Food Organics and Garden Organics) bin system will be one step closer as new bin lids and kitchen caddies are delivered to households.

Australian of the Year tours Albany
Posted 30 April 2021 Australian of the Year tours Albany

This year’s Australian of the Year Award winners have hand selected a number of objects that reveal meaningful stories about their lives and experiences which are on display at the Albany Public Library.

GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy
Posted 29 April 2021 GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy

Together art, culture and heritage create a sense of identity for our community and now a Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy is being created to harness our regions individuality.

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.

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