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Boardwalk entry closed for path upgrades
Posted 07 August 2020 Boardwalk entry closed for path upgrades

As part of the ongoing works to upgrade the landscape and public realm at Middleton Beach, the boardwalk entry at Ellen Cove will be closed whilst development to a new path is underway.

Emergency services battle wild weather
Posted 04 August 2020 Emergency services battle wild weather

Heavy rain brought flooding that was followed by gale force winds in the Great Southern yesterday, and the City are thanking the fast thinking local emergency services for their valuable assistance.

Adopted budget focuses on community recovery
Posted 29 July 2020 Adopted budget focuses on community recovery

Council adopted its 2020-2021 Budget at last night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, supporting $108.7 million going towards the continuation of major projects, facility and service delivery and supporting the community through Covid-19.

City encourages supporting local
Posted 22 July 2020 City encourages supporting local

They have a friendly face, familiar voice and greet us by name; they’re our local businesses and they need our support now more than ever.

Foreshore plan looks for community input
Photo Credit: Krysta Guille Photography
Posted 15 July 2020 Foreshore plan looks for community input

City of Albany have spent the past 7 years gathering important data that will enable a bright future for the Emu Beach precinct and are asking the community for input on this important area of our coast.

Fair Work supports City’s Covid-19 strategy
Posted 15 July 2020 Fair Work supports City’s Covid-19 strategy

A City of Albany proposal to temporarily reduce staff costs and secure jobs as part of Council’s strategy to balance its budget in the wake of Covid-19 has been approved by the Fair Work Commission.

Library ensure seniors stay connected
Posted 14 July 2020 Library ensure seniors stay connected

Zoom, Skype and Facetime are the new normal in the battle to stay connected through the Covid-19 crisis and Albany Public Library are offering an expanded digital service to those who need it most.

ALAC hoist abilities upgraded
Posted 08 July 2020 ALAC hoist abilities upgraded

Eight new starting platforms and a contemporary pool hoist will be installed at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre that will increase user accessibility and bring the lap pool up to competition standard.

City funding supports community events
Posted 07 July 2020 City funding supports community events

Major regional events and local community events are able to apply for new funding rounds from the City of Albany this month to encourage community recovery and social connectivity.

City water tank gets a refresh
Posted 02 July 2020 City water tank gets a refresh

Trees, bushland and wildlife that were painted on an Emu Point water tank in 1999 by two local artists is being refreshed years later by one of the original artists and his new next generation apprentice.

Restoring Menang Noongar Boodja
Posted 01 July 2020 Restoring Menang Noongar Boodja

City of Albany will partner with local Menang Noongar community and South Coast Natural Resource Management to identify key places that can be dual named with the traditional Noongar name.

Millbrook Road Closure
Posted 29 June 2020 Millbrook Road Closure

Closure of Millbrook Road to heavy vehicles.

City of Albany Facilities and Services Opening Hours
Posted 26 June 2020 City of Albany Facilities and Services Opening Hours

Some City of Albany facilities are making temporary changes to how they deliver services.

ALAC hit the ground running
Posted 26 June 2020 ALAC hit the ground running

Swimming, basketball, yoga, senior programs and junior sport that were thriving activities at the Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre before COVID-19 are being welcomed back next month.

Roundabout receives safety trial
Posted 17 June 2020 Roundabout receives safety trial

A roundabout that intercepts North and Campbell Roads in Spencer Park will be subject to a safety trial after another vehicle lost control at the location in April.

City grants support community groups
Posted 10 June 2020 City grants support community groups

City of Albany are accepting applications for a variety of community grants aimed at helping eligible community organisations to bounce back from the impact of COVID-19.

City gets clever about climate
Posted 09 June 2020 City gets clever about climate

Reducing community consumption, costs and carbon emissions are just some of the benefits residents will see first-hand through the City’s new partnership with ClimateClever.

City re-opening community facilities for Phase 3
Posted 05 June 2020 City re-opening community facilities for Phase 3

The City of Albany will re-open a number of facilities from this weekend in response to the implementation of Phase 3 of the State Government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

City staff support employment variation
Posted 28 May 2020 City staff support employment variation

City of Albany employees have overwhelming supported a proposal to reduce staff costs next financial year to save jobs and assist Council to balance its budgets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Winter road safety priority
Posted 28 May 2020 Winter road safety priority

With winter just around the corner, residents are encouraged to ensure that safety of themselves and others is a priority when they head out onto the roads.

Great Southern Youth Scuba Program
Posted 28 May 2020 Great Southern Youth Scuba Program

At-risk young Aboriginal people are being offered the chance to dive into their education, learning and career pathways with a place in the Great Southern Youth Scuba Training Program.

Bulk Green Waste Collection 2020
Posted 25 May 2020 Bulk Green Waste Collection 2020

The 2020 Bulk Green Waste Collection has been re-scheduled!

AHP volunteer clocks 30 years of service
Posted 18 May 2020 AHP volunteer clocks 30 years of service

As he takes his weekly post as a Visitor Information Officer this week, Albany Heritage Park volunteer Eric Corrigan will clock up an impressive 30 years on the frontline of Albany’s military history.

Visitor Centre assist tourism opeators
Posted 15 May 2020 Visitor Centre assist tourism opeators

The City of Albany is offering one-on-one assistance to eligible local tourism operators through the Albany Visitor Centre to support them accessing the WA Government’s Tourism Recovery Assistance Fund.

City begins re-opening community facilities
Posted 15 May 2020 City begins re-opening community facilities

From next week the City of Albany will begin phasing-in a re-opening of its facilities and services affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as the State Government begins to lift public restrictions.

City campsites set for upgrade
Posted 14 May 2020 City campsites set for upgrade

Cosy Corner and Torbay Inlet campgrounds will be closed to campers over winter as the City progresses planned upgrades that were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

City shine spotlight on community recovery
Posted 14 May 2020 City shine spotlight on community recovery

Albany’s social connection and community resilience will come under the spotlight as the City of Albany undertakes the first spot check survey with residents this week.

Albany farewells POW hero
Posted 07 May 2020 Albany farewells POW hero

Albany’s heart is heavy today as it farewells one of its most loved and respected community members, and “Death Railway” prisoner of war survivor Harold Martin, aged 103.

Drive-way drop-in to thank volunteers
Posted 07 May 2020 Drive-way drop-in to thank volunteers

Albany Heritage Park staff will take part in a unique initiative to recognise the Park’s dedicated team of volunteers for National Volunteers Week later this month.

Albany Community Observation Project
Posted 01 May 2020 Albany Community Observation Project

Residents can be part of history through a project facilitated by Albany Public Library and Albany History Collection to document the everyday experiences of the community though the COVID-19 pandemic.

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